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Reference: 91144

Date Added: 12 December 2023
Closing Date: 8 January 2024

Job Title: Director

Working For: Atticus Partners

Location: London

Salary: Extremely competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Atticus Partners, an award-winning full-service agency working across a range of international public affairs and corporate communications clients, is looking for a highly motivated Director, with strong cross-sector experience but with a particular track-record in tech across public affairs and media, to join our team.

The successful applicant will be part of an impressive team of talents, chosen to help Atticus Partners approach problems in innovative and creative ways. We strive to be as inclusive as possible, so we actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities, minority groups and those with disabilities.

In the position of Director, you will:

• Provide leadership to the business, including on company strategy, recruitment, staff management and new business development
• Support the founder partners with the day-to-day running and implementation of the strategic vision for the business
• Take a leadership role in generating business leads across various sectors, oversee and lead responses to tender processes
• Provide strategic counsel to senior business leaders across public policy, corporate communications, campaign strategy, reputation management, strategic content development, corporate narrative development and stakeholder engagement
• Enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences
• Line manage and mentor public affairs colleagues
• Lead and coach junior team members to support their professional development and improve the overall quality of work and efficiency

The successful candidate must have the following:

• 8 years’ experience in an in-house or agency setting, working across several sectors delivering a range of public affairs, public policy and corporate communications campaigns
• Have worked closely with technology companies across a varied set of public affairs and policy issues; knowledge of the current debates concerning online safety, digital connectivity and competition in the UK and Ireland would be a bonus
• Experience of working closely with a varied of political groups and stakeholders
• A desire to work in a fast-paced business environment, effectively managing competing demands and priorities while providing strong leadership to those around you

Closing Date: 8 January 2024

Interview/Start Dates

We may interview and appoint a successful candidate prior to this date, so please apply early.

Application Details

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to mmacdougall@atticuscomms.com


Website: http://atticuscomms.com

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