Business Development Director (Emp Comms)

Our client is a global award-winning communication agency. Specialising in marketing-led HR campaigns, they work with HR teams to generate employee engagement with their strategy.

They have a proven track record in meeting and exceeding performance targets for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses.

They are now planning a step change in growth to meet market opportunities.

Our client is looking for an exceptional senior leader from within the industry to lead this growth. You will own marketing, new business and account development targets, taking accountability for achieving the 5yr revenue plan. You will also be part of a longer-term shift in how the business delivers its expertise via software as well as services.

In return for your commitment and performance, you will be part of the future via longer-term equity ownership and company leadership.

Experience and knowledge of the HR sector is critical for this role as the propagation of existing relationships is a key facet for fast growth and developing further strategic opportunities. General Employee communications and internal communications experience is equally relevant.

The role reports to the current CEO.

Our client is based in East Sussex however working remotely from a London office a number of days per week is on the table for the right person.

For more information please contract us.

Account Manager- Strategic

Our client is looking for an ambitious, strategic Account manager to lead client development, client service and project delivery across a fantastic range of international accounts in a fast-paced business!

The AM will be responsible for a raft of corp communications projects which might include Corp reporting but also digital. The right candidate to be well versed in printing processes and be confident in reporting projects but also have an interest in sustainability reporting and have integrated skills.

Please contact us to find out more.

Employee Engagement Director

Our client is a leading creative design & communications agency based in London. With a strong client list among some of the worlds leading Corporate brands, their approach has delivered some outstanding work in the B2B field. Our client is looking to hire a director with agency side employee engagement experience.

The Role
End-to-end management of projects.
It’s an all encompassing role. You’ll be managing, both on and offline Employee Communications projects at the highest level, in control from start to successful completion. Although your focus will be Employer Communications, you may have the opportunity to work across our other two specialisms, Corporate and Financial Communications and Brand. We would play to your strengths and at the same time help you develop knowledge and new skills in other areas. Where you’re not so experienced we will help you. It might be challenging, but the results will be very rewarding.

You’ll work closely with the head of Brand at the agency and with other members of the senior team so you will get the opportunity to be involved at the very start of some interesting and leading-edge projects where we’re determining a bespoke approach for a client to address their objectives in the engagement space. Initially, you will be working predominantly with a global financial organisation and be their key day to day contact, as well as with other FTSE 100 or equivalent organisations in time. You will have extensive prior experience of delivering internal communications projects and employee engagement campaigns at this level to provide the highest standards of service. Ideally you will have managed Graduate campaigns, EVP or other attraction, recruitment and on-boarding projects. You will be able to facilitate senior level meetings, articulate your views, recognise what’s important to achieve a successful outcome, add value to the relationship, whilst empathising with clients through the more challenging situations.

In this role, you will be able to develop your skills, work on the development and roll out of one of the largest employee engagement projects at the agency and be responsible for enhancing your knowledge and skills in this area. If you’re interested in this role you’ll be organised, passionate in your approach and proactive in achieving the best results and delivering great client service.
Your responsibilities
- Ensure client is happy and receiving the highest levels of quality and service
- Deliver profitable projects
- Effective management of the project process, related resource and suppliers
- Day-to-day control and optimisation of team personnel, workload and finances

What’s expected

- Very happy clients – Maintain agency reputation
- Profitable projects – Happy team
- In control at all times – Adding value to client relationship

Your personal qualities and skills
- Significant experience in similar roles and environment – Experienced in delivering campaigns including digital
- Educated to Degree Level or similar – Proven ability to manage people, internally and externally
- Understand the industry and passionate about design – Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Ability to demonstrate understanding and expertise in employee communications projects (recruitment, HR, internal communications)
- Organised and can multi task with ease
- Ability to deliver exceptional client service
- Skilled in MS Project/Excel/Word/PowerPoint

Investor Relation/Corporate Reporting Consultant

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent corporate reporting agencies. They help all types of businesses – from large global organisations to FTSE small caps – to build greater confidence and trust with their investors and other key stakeholders. Our client is looking to hire a Corporate Reporting strategy and research consultant.

The agency has a peerless depth of knowledge and experience devising and producing integrated reporting solutions. These combine best practice advice on strategy, creative and multi-channel delivery through annual reports and reviews, CR reports, online reports, investor presentations and corporate websites. The agency also has a strong consultancy offer which differentiates them from many of their competitors.

Candidates with agency or client side IR/Reporting experience should apply, this role is not relevant for candidates who have only worked in a Fund management or Investment  managment capacity.

International experience  and a second language such as Russian would be beneficial.

Overview
Our clients objective is to be the pre-eminent awarding winning corporate reporting agency. The dedicated Research and Strategy Team helps them understand market developments within financial and non financial reporting both on and offline, defines and develops our offering and positions our company to take maximum advantage of the opportunities that exist in the marketplace.

Purpose
Reporting into the Director of Research and Strategy, you will responsible for gathering and providing high quality market intelligence on corporate reporting policy, issues, news and trends, predominantly in the UK but increasingly across International markets. The market intelligence gathered will be used to evolve and develop the corporate reporting offering; to keep clients and account teams up to date with the latest developments in the marketplace and to frame and inform marketing activities designed to further enhance our reputation and generate new business enquiries from our target markets. The agency regularly publish’s research reports and papers on the trends in reporting, which are widely read by the industry and commented on by both the national and trade press. This research helps to provide the agency with the knowledge and insight to frame and inform our advice to clients. A key part of this role is to work closely with the Director of Strategy and Research Team to identify and develop opportunities for research projects which will further the agencies understanding and help in the pursuit of demonstrating the business benefit of reporting. The Team is also commissioned by a blue-chip client base to provide consultancy services on best practice in financial and non financial reporting, both on and offline. This includes the development of reporting strategies, detailed assessment reports, benchmarking audits and best practice content guidelines.

Reporting Relationships

Reporting to:
– Director of Research and Strategy

Working closely with:
– Research team
– Account management
– Creative teams

Development of the agencies Corporate Reporting offer

– Responsible for evolving and developing the agencies consultancy business in line with the regulatory environment, good practice and the needs of clients.

– Take responsibility for gaining an in-depth knowledge of all clients’ operations, regulatory requirements and ownership structure in order to ensure that our service to them is tailored accordingly.

Client Consultancy

– Manage the delivery of all corporate reporting consultancy work for new and existing clients.

– Support the Director of Research & Strategy in the presentation of consultancy work to clients.

– Create and deliver bespoke assessments, competitive benchmark audits and analysis to meet the demands of clients.

– Develop content guidelines for any external communications, including annual reports, presentations and CR reports to meet client needs.

Client Development and retention

– Work with the account management team to develop each client’s corporate reporting strategy in line with best practice and changing market conditions.

– Review all client Annual Reports and provide key recommendations for improvement mid-way through the delivery process.

– Provide end of year assessments of client Annual Reports against agencies benchmarking research for use by the account teams at project kick-off meetings and debriefs.

– Respond to queries from clients regarding legislative and regulatory provisions, providing advice and

guidance as appropriate.

– Respond to ad-hoc research requests from clients to assist in the delivery of their corporate reporting programme.

– Support the account managers as required in their delivery of services to clients, for example; research presentations, requests for information and good practice guidance.

New business development

– In conjunction with the Business Development Manager undertake market analysis to identify new business opportunities both domestically and abroad.

– Conduct preliminary research on potential prospects including gaining an understanding of: their ownership structure, corporate objectives, operational structure, strengths, weaknesses and reporting strategy.

– Assess the quality of a prospect company’s corporate reporting identifying areas of strength and areas for improvement.

– Carry out internal briefings with the relevant Directors’ and Account Managers to inform on their pitch

strategy and presentation for new business opportunities.

Knowledge and skills required for the role

– Good degree from a reputable university

– Professional qualifications – preferably legal, accountancy or business based.

– Experience of working within a corporate reporting, corporate governance or business consultancy role.

– Experience of working with listed companies desirable

– Experience of working on corporate external communications

– Highly organised, thorough, demonstrating excellent attention to detail and a proactive, flexible approach

– Able to establish strong relationships with individuals at all levels.

– Excellent communication skills

– Strong leadership and organisational skills.

– Strong ‘can do’ attitude motivated by a desire to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem.

For further details on this vacancy or if you would like to submit your CV please contact jobs@cc-recruitment.com

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CSR Consultant

Leading CSR Sustainability consultancy are looking to hire a dynamic middleweight consultant to join their growing team.

Consultancy responsibilities

  • Providing key research, analysis and advisory insight and support to the consultancy team and wider business.
  • Supporting consultancy practice across a wide range of sustainability strategy, reporting and communications projects.
  • Delivering sustainability and communications benchmarking reports and analysis.
  • Providing input into the digital research tool development and supporting its use across wider sustainability advisory work.
  • Providing insight and support to digital team and community managers when required.

Management

  • Managing the agency intern programme.
  • Supporting the management of the consultancy team workload and planning.

Research and analysis

  • Providing research and analysis insight across all projects.
  • Leading on specific research based projects.
  • Supporting the development of research and analysis services and products.

Business development

  • Provide support and input to new business proposals and pitches.
  • Help to market the company and its products/services by working with the sustainability and new business teams to run events, write articles, develop research, blog and attend events.
  • Provide insight and advice on how to develop new business opportunities that support the company’s commercial goals.

Personal development

  • Over time progress towards playing full Consultant and Client Partner role.
  • Managing your own portfolio of clients and projects.
  • Leading major client relationships and projects.

Remuneration

  • Competitive

Travel

  • Expect some European travel

More details on request.

Head of Corporate Strategy

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent corporate reporting agencies with a strong Strategy and research division. They generally work with Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 organisations – they help build greater confidence and trust with their investors and other key stakeholders by offering best practise and advice. Our client is looking to hire a Corporate Strategy consultant who will support the Strategy director and team. In time this position will develop into a lead role ultimately resulting in the promotion to Strategy director.

Overview
The agencies objective is to be the pre-eminent awarding winning corporate reporting agency. The dedicated Strategy and Research Team helps to understand market developments within financial and non financial reporting both on and offline, defines and develops the agencies offering and positions the company to take maximum advantage of the opportunities that exist in the marketplace.

Purpose Reporting into the Director of Research and Strategy, you will responsible for gathering and providing high  quality market intelligence on corporate reporting policy, issues, news and trends, predominantly in the UK but increasingly across International markets. The market intelligence gathered will be used to evolve and develop our corporate reporting offering; to keep our clients and account teams up to date with the latest developments in the marketplace and to frame and inform marketing activities designed to further enhance our reputation and generate new business enquiries from our target markets.

We regularly publish research reports and papers on the trends in reporting, which are widely read by the industry and commented on by both the national and trade press. This research helps to provide us with the knowledge and insight to frame and inform our advice to clients. A key part of this role is to work closely with the Director of Strategy and Research Team to identify and develop opportunities for research projects which will further our understanding and help us in the pursuit of demonstrating the business benefit of reporting.

The Team is also commissioned by our blue-chip client base to provide consultancy services on best practice in financial and non financial reporting, both on and offline. This includes the development of reporting strategies, detailed assessment reports, benchmarking audits and best practice content guidelines.

Reporting Relationships Reporting to:

  • Director of Research and Strategy Working closely with:
  • Research team
  • Account management
  • Creative teams

Development of our Corporate Reporting offer

  • Responsible for evolving and developing the consultancy business in line with the regulatory environment, good practice and the needs of clients.
  • Take responsibility for gaining an in-depth knowledge of all clients’ operations, regulatory requirements and ownership structure in order to ensure that our service to them is tailored accordingly.

Client Consultancy

  • Manage the delivery of all corporate reporting consultancy work for new and existing clients.
  • Support the Director of Research & Strategy in the presentation of consultancy work to clients.
  • Create and deliver bespoke assessments, competitive benchmark audits and analysis to meet the demands of our clients.
  • Develop content guidelines for any external communications, including annual reports, presentations and CR reports to meet client needs.

Client Development and retention

  • Work with the account management team to develop each client’s corporate reporting strategy in line with best practice and changing market conditions.
  • Review all client Annual Reports and provide key recommendations for improvement mid-way through the delivery process.
  • Provide end of year assessments of client Annual Reports against our benchmarking research for use by the account teams at project kick-off meetings and debriefs.
  • Respond to queries from clients regarding legislative and regulatory provisions, providing advice and guidance as appropriate.
  • Respond to ad-hoc research requests from clients to assist in the delivery of their corporate reporting programme.
  • Support the account managers as required in their delivery of services to clients, for example; research presentations, requests for information and good practice guidance.

New business development

  • In conjunction with the Business Development Manager undertake market analysis to identify new business opportunities both domestically and abroad.
  • Conduct preliminary research on potential prospects including gaining an understanding of: their ownership structure, corporate objectives, operational structure, strengths, weaknesses and reporting strategy.
  • Assess the quality of a prospect company’s corporate reporting identifying areas of strength and areas for improvement.
  • Carry out internal briefings with the relevant Directors’ and Account Managers to inform on their pitch strategy and presentation for new business opportunities.

Knowledge and skills required for the role

  • Good degree from a reputable university
  • Professional qualifications – preferably legal, accountancy or business based.
  • Experience of working within a corporate reporting, corporate governance or business consultancy role.
  • Experience of working with listed companies desirable
  • Experience of working on corporate external communications
  • Highly organised, thorough, demonstrating excellent attention to detail and a proactive, flexible approach
  • Able to establish strong relationships with individuals at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership and organisational skills.
  • Strong ‘can do’ attitude motivated by a desire to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem.