Associate Director | Corporate, Energy to Ents

Carter Ferris
London (Central), London (Greater)
up to £80k ++
Closing date
20 Jul 2022
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Job Details

An exciting, new opportunity to be an integral part of a small, growing team, looking at the most fundamental issues facing big business and society today and crafting the perfect strategy. Our client would like to recruit a sharp, creative and supremely confident Associate Director with experience across corporate and public affairs to lead client mandates that help shape narrative and business purpose for today’s consumer.

This enterprising, strategic team of corporate comms specialists is looking for an experienced senior corporate and Public Affairs individual to join the leadership team within this London based boutique agency.  A passionate and driven team of individuals serve high profile clients across a wide range of business, inc the traditional energy, entertainment, and corporate business sectors. They are looking for someone who understands thought leadership, policy proposals and consultation responses, together with strong consultancy skills, gained working in an agency environment.

The Role:

  • Lead a team of specialists, working across issues rich clients.
  • Provide senior client counsel and expertise that help shape policy engagement
  • Provide corporate and public affairs counsel
  • Offers strategic reputation and issues management advice
  • Nurturing and developing a collaborative and inclusive team culture
  • Delivering on the deepest and broadest communications for clients that address policy making, engages business and all stakeholder audiences across multiple platforms

Key skills:

  • Exceptional client management and counsel
  • Contacts within the sectors (energy, transport, manufacturing, entertainment industry) and passion for news, culture and current affairs
  • Commercial savviness and comprehensive understanding of agency finances
  • Create compelling communications strategies that change behaviours, secure license to operate and shape reputation.
  • Proven management experience to lead, mentor and develop team members
  • A multi-tasker able to balance competing priorities
  • Experienced in growing existing and taking part in new business
  • Able to work on cross-market, cross discipline campaigns

In return, you will have flexible scope to work as part of a network of specialist communicators whilst benefiting from a breadth of progressive standards that reflect an inclusive approach to achieving work-life balance.

To see the full job description and to enquire about this position please send your cv to [email protected] quoting ref CF0654, or call 0203 397 7543 / 07702 186 088


Welcome to Carter Ferris, one the UK's top talent finding teams. We're focussed on unlocking potential and accelerating the partnership between client and candidate, building relationships and working to create growth.

Over the last 9 years, we have worked alongside agencies and inhouse teams, providing the highest standard of permanent, interim and freelance recruitment services. We work across the PR, Communications, Marketing and Digital sectors. 

Our industry knowledge from a client and candidate perspective can offer you, your team or your business a combined expertise based on experience, integrity and our extensive network.

If you would like to discuss your next move or your next hire, just call either Anne Carter or Tanya Ferris directly on: 0203 397 7543 or 07929 008295 (AC), 07702 186 088 (TF)  

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