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Reference: 72485

Date Added: 27 August 2019
Closing Date: 27 September 2019

Job Title: Associate Director

Working For: GK Strategy

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

GK is a strategic research and communications agency. We are a highly regarded consultancy which uses research and communications to help drive the commercial success of the clients we work with. We offer industry-leading expertise largely to investor backed and high growth businesses across a range of sectors, including health, education and transport. 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.

Company and business development role
• To be a member of the GK senior management team
• To participate in strategic decision making
• To lead on the implementation of GK services in our existing and growth markets
• To hold and build relationships externally which support GK and its clients
• To drive forward new business development

Client role and interactions
• To take lead responsibility for relevant clients
• To be responsible for monitoring expenditure, budget and financial
• To have overall responsibility for quality and delivery of client work
• To demonstrate expertise in communications and strategic policy areas
• To provide additional strategic value/advisory capacity across GK clients as appropriate
• To be responsible for raising awareness of & identifying opportunities for client growth and development
• To be a line manager for designated members of the team
• To support the professional development of GK consultants
• To monitor capacity within teams and analyse resourcing requirements

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
• An understanding of private equity and the investment community, or an interest in learning about it
• 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
• Policy expertise in health, education, transport or energy & the environment

Closing Date: 27 September 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. You will only be contacted if you are selected to come in for an interview.

Application Details

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

Website: http://gkstrategy.com

Additional Notes