Consultant/Senior Consultant - Corp Comms Generalist

Mid-level Opportunities London, United Kingdom

APCO Worldwide is looking for a Consultant or Senior Consultant to join its dynamic and growing team in London.

The ideal candidate will have spent some years in agency and have experience leading accounts for corporate clients, whether with large companies or smaller start-up and scale-ups.

Media relations remains a key part of our work and the successful candidate will need a strong track record of working with the media. However, we are also looking for someone who has experience delivering integrated communications campaigns, with a good knowledge of how to take a project from idea to activation across paid, earned, shared and owned channels.

APCO’s biggest sectors are technology, climate & sustainability, healthcare/pharma/life sciences, energy and heavy industry (energy transition). Experience in these sectors would be a plus but not required – what we really want is a generalist who can turn their hand to a range of different challenges and provide sound counsel to clients in any industry sector.

Key responsibilities would include:

  • Handling the day-to-day running of large accounts and campaigns
  • Managing, training and mentoring junior team members
  • Overseeing the running of busy press office functions
  • Devising, developing and implementing integrated communications campaigns
  • Creating/editing written content
  • Overseeing the development of multimedia assets e.g. animations, videos
  • Coming up with creative ideas for how to improve services to our clients
  • Playing an active role in new business

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • Experience in corporate communications, working in an agency environment
  • Someone who thrives on the variety and diversity of agency life
  • 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
  • A desire to embrace the latest communications channels and tactics

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

About APCO in London:

With over 75 staff working across more than 100 clients, APCO London sits at the centre of the agency’s global operations. With a diverse and multilingual team, APCO London leads on many of the agency’s most dynamic global assignments. With a growing client base in the most pressing issues facing the world today such as the transition to Net Zero and access to healthcare, APCO has been a fixture of the UK communication’s market since 1996 and continues to be at the forefront of the seismic changes facing economies and societies today. Our approach is driven by insights, data analytics and deep stakeholder expertise. We devise bespoke, measurable strategies and tactical plans that create, influence, transform and protect our clients’ reputations, and help them to achieve their business goals. 

APCO has been awarded Best Agency to Work for in EMEA for seven consecutive years by PRovoke and we are also proud to have a won the PRCA Digital Professional of the Year for three years in a row in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

About APCO:

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm comprising of 1,100 colleagues across 30 offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa 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; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.