Senior Consultant (SAM/AD), Corporate Communications Lifesciences/Tech

Mid-level Communication Professionals London, United Kingdom

We are looking for a Senior Consultant to join our successful and growing team, working across a range of international corporate communications and B2B clients.
A key life sciences technology client will form a key part of this person’s portfolio. Experience in the healthcare / life sciences / technology space is therefore preferred, although someone with a strong B2B generalist track record would also be considered.

The ideal candidate would have experience managing multiple accounts and leading campaigns for clients, with a strong track record of working with the media. International experience is not essential but would be desirable.

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; many of the top companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.
About APCO in London
As one of the world’s leading financial, business, media, cultural and political centers, London is the perfect base for APCO’s award-winning UK operations. APCO in the UK offers clients fully integrated communication services. Our talented and diverse team, coupled with perhaps the best time zone in the world, means that APCO’s London office is often the natural hub for global and regional accounts.
APCO was awarded Best Agency to Work for: EMEA Network in 2017 and 2019 and EMEA Corporate Consultancy of the year, 2019 by PRovoke Media and a PRCA Workplace Champion in 2020 in the large agency category.

Key responsibilities would include:
  • Leading large accounts and campaigns
  • Managing, training and mentoring junior team members
  • Overseeing the running of busy press office functions including managing content creation teams in the development of written materials (press releases, viewpoint articles, blogs, award entries, social content, etc)
  • Coming up with creative ideas for how to improve services to our clients
  • Playing an active role in new business, marketing and internal APCO initiatives
The successful candidate will be/have:
  • Someone who thrives on the variety and diversity of agency life - extensive experience in a public relations communication environment (corporate communication, media relations) 
  • Experience of and an aptitude for managing junior team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record working with the media
  • An active interest in digital/social media, including digital analytics
We are recognised as one of the best agencies to work for in our industry, providing:
  • The opportunity to work on a diverse range of clients and projects with some of the industry’s best and brightest
  • A collegial and collaborative working environment, where you will work closely with colleagues from around the world
  • Significant opportunities to develop professionally, with extensive training and personal development programmes including a global exchange programme
A competitive compensation and benefits package, including health & wellness benefits