PR Senior Consultant / Account Director

Public Relations Senior Consultant / Account Director 

  • Collaborative and flexible work environment 
  • Attractive remuneration 
  • High-profile client portfolio 

We are a fast-growing agency seeking an energetic, results-driven communications practitioner with more than 10 years’ experience to join our 25+ Sydney team. The ideal candidate will have experience in providing advice to senior stakeholders within corporate, financial services and fintech organisations, proven ability to develop communications strategies that drive business goals, a track record in delivering projects and managing client relationships, together with people management experience. 

Preferred candidates will have prior experience at a PR consultancy, preferably with financial, corporate, or technology PR experience. However – we think flexibly – candidates who have worked in-house in external and internal communications, and marketing teams will be considered. 

Requirements 

While the role is hands-on in driving PR programs and delivering results for clients, you will also be contributing to developing best-practice standards across the agency, as well as helping drive new business growth. Specific requirements include: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably with deep experience working in a communications consultancy, in-house communications, press office or fast-paced media environment.  
  • Ability to lead and manage client service teams including providing senior strategic communications counsel and issues management guidance, as well as oversee strategy development. Strong communication and client interaction skills are essential. 
  • Able to contribute to new business opportunities, either through building existing client relationships or sourcing and pitching. 
  • Foster the growth and development of team members. 
  • A strong interest and / or understanding of finance and / or financial markets is preferred. 

This is a fast-paced and varied role ideally suited to a senior communications professional looking to take on a new challenge in an autonomous role.

What we offer 

As Australia’s largest independent agency specialising in financial services, we are an accomplished, award-winning team. We are members of several global agency networks including PROI and bring strong global opportunities to the team. We represent a range of leading local and global financial and fintech brands including NAB, Colonial First State, Cboe, Nano, Hamilton Lane, crypto.com, Algorand Foundation and many more. We offer: 

  • An exciting career path in global financial communications.   
  • Highly competitive salary package.   
  • Buzzy city office with flexible working arrangements.    
  • Up to 24 days annual leave + option for additional personal leave.    
  • A structured mentoring program ensuring your career continues to move forward.   
  • A strong agency training program offering a combination of in-house and external trainers, together with training allowances.   
  • Opportunity to work with our global agency partners and the potential for international secondments.     
  • A fun, friendly and experienced team offering the opportunity to fast track your career.   
  • Great work life balance.        

If you - or someone you know - is ready for a new challenge, please send a cover letter and your resume to recruitment@honner.com.au  

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