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Reference: 70461

Date Added: 28 March 2019
Closing Date: 3 May 2019

Job Title: Associate Director

Working For: GK Strategy

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

GK Strategy specialises in cutting edge digital analytics, political research and communications. We are independent, founder-led and with ambitious plans to expand into new markets and territories.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership to a talented team across a range of UK accounts, drive forward business strategies as part of the GK senior leadership team, and take a proactive role in identifying and securing new business.

Company and business development role

• To participate in strategic decision making and deliver agreed actions and strategies
• To lead on the development and delivery of GK services in our existing and growth markets
• Driving forward new business development, including development and delivery of new business strategies, identifying opportunities for potential clients, and oversight of new business proposals.
• To hold and build relationships externally which support GK and its clients

Client role and interactions

• To take lead responsibility for relevant clients
• To be responsible for monitoring expenditure, budget and financial information for relevant clients
• To have overall responsibility for quality and delivery of client work on relevant client accounts
• To be responsible for raising awareness of & identifying opportunities for client growth and development

People management

• To be a line manager for designated members of the team
• Supporting team to develop
• Delegating responsibilities’ and accountability to team members
• Monitoring capacity within teams and analysing resourcing requirements
• To provide mentoring and support to the wider team as agreed
The ideal candidate will have:
• Substantial experience of delivering public affairs, media relations and social media strategies.
• Experience in providing senior counsel to leaders at senior executive and C-suite levels.
• The ability to operate in a collegiate manner and provide high-level and strategic advice and counsel to the leadership team.
• Desirable: a proven ability to retain clients over the long-term, a proven track record of winning new business and working independently and autonomously in overseeing and managing client accounts.

Closing Date: 3 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be arranged on application. Please note that we reserve the right to appoint an exceptional candidate before the closing date.

Application Details

Please send a full CV and short cover letter to careers@gkstrategy.com

Website: http://gkstrategy.com

Additional Notes