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Associate Director - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Energy + Industrials

After several years of double-digit growth, H+K London’s Energy + Industrials team is looking to recruit an accomplished Associate Director to join the team.

This dynamic team is developing as a global hub of excellence within the energy and industrials area, working across traditional energy, renewable energy, power and utilities, transport, logistics and industrial tech. The work is by definition international, though we work mainly on the UK and European aspects of communications for clients.

The role will involve running and creating cross-discipline, multi-stakeholder campaigns, including corporate, public affairs and digital communications, to ensure the delivery of the deepest and broadest corporate proposition.

This is an opportune time for an ambitious senior PR/Communications practitioner to join this award-winning team. Find out what makes us tick: click here: to read our blog, Energetic and Industrious.


Eon, Dong Energy, Hitachi Europe, Linde, IOGP, Shell, Statoil, GE Oil & Gas, Anglo American, RATP Dev, DHL Supply Chain, Poyry, Rockwool, Victaulic.


  • Experience in providing strategic counsel to clients
  • Strong digital communication experience and knowledge is essential
  • Experience in running and creating cross-discipline, multi-stakeholder campaigns, including corporate, public affairs and digital
  • Proven contacts in the industrials, transport, logistics and manufacturing industries, preferably on both a local and global level
  • Demonstrable passion for the sector and detailed knowledge of the commercial and communications challenges faced across all stakeholders
  • Excellent client servicing skills, with experience within manufacturing, transport, defence, mining, oil and gas companies
  • Strong client/budget management and the ability to develop lasting client relationships
  • An eye for developing new business opportunities with clients and new leads
  • Ability to coach and lead a very bright team of junior staff
  • High energy multi-tasker, quick and diligent with strong writing capability and good attention to detail


  • A fascinating and energetic cross-communications role within a dynamic and fast growing team focusing on a key global H+K industry sector
  • UK and international exposure to clients and new business in energy and industrials
  • Access to a global network of specialist communicators working with leading brands and clients


H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe.  H+K London is the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. A recently launched Global Centre of Creative Strategy places change, innovation and creativity at the heart of everything we do. 

Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform our clients’ challenges into effective and award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world. Our communications are driven by our clients’ desire to communicate their purpose and create a legacy in the world.  We create ideas to believe in.


The Hub
Personal growth is at the heart of our culture. The Hub, our internal training academy, provides a range of required and bespoke training opportunities that enable our people to have more ownership of their career development.

As well as our locally-developed modules we also deliver training from the H+K University, our global training and development platform. The University curriculum combines best practice from around our network in core consultancy and communications skills.


  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity scheme
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Czarina Charles, Talent Acquisition Lead at [email protected]

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