Head of Sector – Financial Services UK
We are looking for a Head of Financial Services sector to lead the management and growth of alva’s Financial Services team in the UK.
The Head of Sector is alva’s Financial Services expert and reputation specialist, fluent in the needs and challenges of Corporate Affairs and Communication professionals.
The Head of Sector will work with a wide range of roles within alva, including Business Development Managers to drive client acquisition, Relationship Managers to manage existing client relationships. The role is also directly responsible for the management of sector analysts to support their development in deriving insight, building relationships with clients and understanding the specific issues in the Financial Services sector.
- Lead a sector-focused team within Financial Services
- Develop successful client relationships
- Provide strategic advice to existing clients
- Present client reports to department heads, directors and executives
- Hold client innovation workshops
- Train and develop Financial Services Consultant Analysts
- Contribute to the company’s content and thought leadership
- Speak at Financial Services events when required
- Understanding of the subject of reputation and its value in business
- Detailed knowledge and understanding of the Financial Services sector
- Extensive communications experience gained either from a consultancy or in-house
- Demonstrable experience in advising clients in the Financial sector
- Highly articulate with excellent presentation skills
- Confident delivery at Executive level
- Leadership and management skills with previous experience of leading teams
- Outstanding English: both in written and verbal communication
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join alva, a London and New York-based fast-growth intelligence company.
The ideal candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment and have the experience, ambition and grit to succeed.
The position will be based in our London office, although the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with our US-based clients in our New York office.
At alva our mission is to help our clients make better decisions with Connected Intelligence.
alva combines AI with sector analysts to provide an integrated solution covering business, stakeholder and media intelligence to support decision-making related to the company’s strategy, customers and stakeholders.
We work with 100+ Global 2000 companies.
- Authentic – we do what we say
- Learner – we find ways to do it better
- Collaborative – we are “one for all and all for one”
- Owner – we make it happen
- Achiever – we are focused on achieving the right outcome
Location: Southwark, London
To apply for the position or to seek further information, please email your CV and Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.