Energy +Industrials- Senior Account Director

Energy + Industrials London, United Kingdom


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

ABOUT US

After several years of double-digit growth, H+K London’s Energy + Industrials sector is looking to recruit a senior colleague to join their talented team of specialist communicators. For the right candidate, the role will include a significant mandate helping to lead one of the agency’s fastest-growing clients in London and in international markets.

H+K’s Energy + Industrials portfolio of clients is diverse both in terms of core businesses, but also in terms of target audiences, so while the ideal candidate will ideally have proven experience in the energy industry, we are also interested in hearing from individuals with experience leading broader corporate communications programmes or working with clients in B2B and regulated industries. Agency experience is a must.

We are a vibrant practice that enjoys a strong spirit of team collaboration and we hold ourselves to the highest professional standards ensuring that we consistently deliver excellent work and flawless client service. This is an opportune time for an ambitious communications practitioner with a record of accomplishment of delivering multi-disciplinary consumer and corporate brand work within this industry to join an innovative and award-winning team in a global agency

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is creating a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone belongs.  As a company and as co-workers, we are building a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential.  We are an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

WORK WE ARE PROUD OF

  • Supporting the Ellen McArthur Foundation with a media relations campaign around issue of plastics in our oceans.
  • The Smart Energy national tour as part of our ongoing work with Smart Energy GB, the campaign to drive awareness around the rollout of smart meters in the UK.
  • In addition, we work with a number of business units across a large global energy provider, such as Retail, Lubricants, Aviation and Bitumen.

DESIRED RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES

We are interested in meeting candidates with a mix of some or all of these:

    • Solid communications experience gained delivering multi-disciplinary campaign work for heavyweight clients
    • Agency experience, particularly experience leading and coordinating multi-market communications programmes
    • A strategic thinker with an interest in business, media & politics
    • Strong planning and organisational skills – both in terms of managing complex client campaigns and managing workstreams across markets
    • Content and publishing strategy development across social and traditional media platforms
    • A confident team player with the ability to quickly build strong inter-team relationships, motivate and lead a bright team of talented, ambitious juniors
    • A proactive self-starter with an eye for identifying new business opportunities for existing clients and appetite to get involved in growing the portfolio

WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

  • Access to a global network of specialist communicators working with leading brands and clients
  • The opportunity to develop under the guidance of some of the best in the industry
  • Exposure to globally-recognised clients and campaigns centred upon performance and purpose
  • The ability to work alongside a passionate and supportive team
  • Joining one of the world’s most respected, award-winning PR agencies
  • Our dedicated training academy The Hub which provides a breadth of skills enabling our people to take ownership of their career development and become trusted advisors to their clients

KEY H+K BENEFITS

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity pay
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries
  • Our dedicated interactive training academy - ‘The Hub’

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is creating a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone belongs.  As a company and as co-workers, we are building a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential.  We are an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.