Senior account director, Third City

Senior Account Director/Group Account Director – Corporate

Mid size independent PR firm Third City is looking for a seasoned PR to lead a diverse portfolio of corporate campaigns and drive the growth of this business .

Our dream hire will be a confident – and creative – strategist as well as hands on practitioner. They will be at home running integrated corporate and b2b campaigns ( particularly earned media) and have an impressive corporate skill mix which is likely to include:

Corporate positioning  ( running corporate profile raising campaigns as well as thought leadership platforms)

Stakeholder mapping and outreach

Strong digital skills

Crisis management

 Public affairs (optional)

Above all we require the successful candidate to have 360 marcomms thinking as so many of our campaigns push beyond traditional PR boundaries. 

Third City, now 8 years old with 30 staff, is one of the few true ‘crossover’ agencies in London, offering a corporate offer that is as strong as the top reputation consultancies and a creative offer to match the top consumer boutiques. This is one of the reasons that we attract so many VC-funded disruptive businesses, who are looking for these attributes in one place.  

Current clients include BUPA, BNP Paribas, Delta Airlines,  eHarmony, Open University, Guide Dogs. Plus, we work for several challenger finance brands including start up bank Chetwood and credit score maverick Noddle – together with a clutch of tech enterprises  including online doctor Zava, edtech maverick Mytutor, parent lifeystyle app Hoop; and smart piggy wallet, Pigzbe.

The successful candidate is likely to work on a range of clients drawn from the above and play a big part in new business pitching (but not development as the agency retains a specialist new business agency.