Account Director (Corporate Communications)
What it’s all about
We are looking for a talented individual with a background in public relations and corporate communications, and a passion for a career in the built environment sector. This role presents the opportunity to develop an exciting future with an award-winning, national specialist communications agency for the built environment, with a career path onwards to Director level.
Working with your Director and the wider Corporate Communications team within BECG, you will be responsible for maintaining and growing a strong commercial partnership with the clients in your portfolio. You will take the lead in understanding the client brief, developing strategies to deliver valuable results, and leading the team to deliver integrated communications programmes on time and within budget. As a key part of the senior team you will be responsible for the commercial success of your portfolio, tracking profitability and servicing levels on all accounts, and playing a leading role in new business pitches and proposals.
Inside BECG you will be a line manager, mentor, and coach to your team, helping them to develop the skills and behaviours to work as a successful unit under your leadership, and advance their own careers in communications.
Ideally with experience working within one or more of the property, infrastructure, energy, or environment sectors; you will be adept at leading teams of Account Managers and Executives to deliver and implement corporate communications’ strategies, including both proactive PR and crisis communications. You will need to be an excellent communicator, with strong copywriting and inter-personal skills and will be comfortable with holding strong client relationships at all levels. You are a highly motivated, enthusiastic and self-starting individual with a passion for the media and communications and with the ability to deliver results that support your clients’ business goals, overseeing multiple client programmes simultaneously. With a commercial focus, you are driven to build the value of existing client accounts whilst also identifying and securing new clients across the built environment sectors.
Who we are & What we do
Operating from eight offices across the UK, we manage political, media and community relationships for some of the country’s most respected companies. We pride ourselves on having one of the largest, most experienced stakeholder and community engagement teams in Britain.
The teams help clients achieve their goals by engaging with politicians at a local, regional and national level, whether they’re seeking to obtain planning consent for a new development, deliver best-practice consultation, manage reputation, raise their profile with political stakeholders or influence Government policy.
BECG is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age