Communications Associate Director - Hanbury Strategy
About Hanbury Strategy
We turn insight into impact. Whether you face a communications challenge or have a policy goal, our exceptional team uses our understanding of public opinion, the press and politics to create campaigns that work. We have a relentless focus on achieving great results for our clients.
We are looking to bring on board an enthusiastic addition to the corporate communications team. Someone with strong media relations skills who has 3-5 years’ experience working in-house or in an agency. This Associate Director will play a key role in delivering excellence across a range of clients.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Helping to develop long term media strategies and communications grids, and advising clients on press engagement
Proactively briefing stories to the media and dealing with reactive media enquiries
Acting as the primary liaison for a range of corporate clients
Drafting press releases, opinion pieces, briefing notes and background information documents
Working with our researchers and policy analysts to produce detailed pieces of original research and analysis
Taking on day to day project management responsibilities, ensuring a high standard of work for client programmes
Effectively managing teams to deliver against tight deadlines and supporting the development of junior colleagues
Assisting the firm’s Partners in spotting opportunities to develop and grow the business, and contributing ideas and taking part in pitches for new clients
Excited to be part of a dynamic team, working with clients from a range of industries.
3 - 5 years’ experience in-house or in an agency.
Strong media relations skills with a range of press contacts
Not afraid to break new ground and find new ways to solve old problems.
Dedicated to producing high quality work and going the extra mile.
An entrepreneurial approach, with the ability to think on your feet.
Enjoy working with people with a diverse range of backgrounds and opinions.
Personable, respectful and a team player
28 days’ paid leave plus bank holidays and time off over Christmas.
Pension plan - 4% company contribution.
Annual discretionary bonus scheme.
Normal working hours are 9am - 6pm.
Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.
The opportunity to opt in to Vitality including private health care and subsidised gym.
Access to a full social and cultural calendar and employee wellness programmes - this summer/autumn we are adopting hybrid working practices and so the programme is part virtual, part face-to-face.
A rich and diverse people development programme including fortnightly internal training sessions and a full annual programme of external trainers and inspirational speakers.
Described as ‘one of the most exciting start-ups in the space for some years’, Hanbury is a strategic advisory firm that turns insight into impact. Our exceptional team uses our understanding of public opinion, the press and politics to help companies with their biggest reputational, policy and regulatory challenges.
Communications Associate Director
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