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Managing Director – Salary Competitive – VFR2963

Job Title: Managing Director – Public Relations Agency

Full Time: Permanent

Location: Central London

Hybrid: 4 days in the office

Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits

Ref: VisionFR 2963

VisionFR is excited to be recruiting a Managing Director on behalf of an independent communications agency specialising in the environmental sector, working with blue chip and fast-growing environmentally friendly companies. With offices in the UK and US, they have a unique offering and skillset which has seen business grow to approx. $3m revenue with approx 15-20 full time staff across UK & US. They are looking at an ambitious growth plan over the next 3 years.

They are now currently looking for a Managing Director on a permanent basis, based in the UK supporting Europe, Africa and Asia. The role involves overseeing Client accounts and business development.

Overall responsibilities of the Managing Director

Leading design and development of relevant marketing and new business materials. Overseeing the London office and managing the development of the team, overseeing recruitment, performance and training. Managing team to ensure efficiency, quality, high level of client service at all times. Overseeing retained and strategic communications assignments, which are diverse and include messaging, content, research, strategy, branding, and all types of activation. Support new business development globally including network expansion, securing new business opportunities, overseeing client proposals/negotiations.

The ideal Managing Director will have the following skills/attributes

  • An entrepreneurial and inspiring leader
  • Senior experience working within a strategic communications agency where projects have included sustainability of climate, clean energy, food, and nature ideally at a global/international level at international level.
  • Experience working with not only private but also voluntary and public sector clients
  • Great Communication, organisational and people management skills are essential.
  • Desire to grow a current SME agency to the next level.

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce and recruitment and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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