Director of Issues & Crisis (Corporate)

Job Title: Director of Issues & Crisis (Corporate)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Reference: 15631826
Job Published: April 17, 2018 01:00

Job Description

The agency:

A global integrated agency in the very heart of London seeks a sharp, experienced senior PR professional to head up the Crisis and Issues arm of their corporate division. You will be joining a team of about 120 people, working for a great mix of global brands and British giants spanning across many disciplines including; Tech, Property and Automotive.

The responsibilities of the role:
* Senior client liaison, ownership of lead relationships, client satisfaction and pre-emptive relationship issues management
* Developing relationships with new leads
* Pitch and proposal development
* Cross market (and cross-currency) budget development and financial negotiation
* Multi-market hub management on international projects (includes team management and quality assurance)
* Media relations strategy, coverage generation and media training
* Stakeholder engagement programmes and campaign development
* Planning and insights development
* Development of a market-relevant issues and crisis offer
* Marketing events to drive new business and raise profile
* Understanding and counsel on media and social monitoring services
* Strategic approach to preparedness
* Live crisis management
* Recovery planning and execution
* Simulations and rehearsals

You will excel at:
* Capacity planning for account teams
* Line management
* Team mentoring