What the job involves
We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the senior team of a fast-growing international financial communications agency.
The main duties of the CEO are as follows :
Essential skills and experience
You must be able to clearly demonstrate the following :
Minimum 2 years’ experience of leading a marketing communications agency as a managing director
Minimum 10 years’ experience of working client-side in the investment management industry
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an investment copywriter
Fantastic connections (500+) across the fund management industry
At least 3 years’ experience working as part of an international leadership team
Experience of growing a small company’s P&L profitably while managing cashflow effectively
Proven experience of public speaking at industry events
Proven record of excellent negotiation skills
Successful management of the operations of a rapidly growing business
Successful management and leadership of a management team to delegate, give guidance and motivation to drive the business forward
Undergraduate and postgraduate university qualifications
Great leadership skills that inspires others to act
A proven entrepreneurial streak that will drive the agency’s growth
Proven ability to formulate and deliver strategic initiatives
Proven ability to solve strategic problems and tackle difficult issues sensitively
Ambition, motivation and strong work ethic
Proven selling skills and experience of growing a company’s new business
Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
Able to excel in high-pressure situations
About the company
Copylab is an international investment and financial communications agency dedicated to providing cost-efficient, on-demand resources to our ever-growing roster of 90+ clients that includes 14 of the top 20 asset managers in the world by AUM.
Since 2005, across asset classes and investment styles, we have provided a full array of editorial services including fund commentary & reporting, shareholder letters, white papers, thought leadership, RFPs, digital content, copywriting training and much more.
With 12 offices in 8 countries, we service some of the world’s largest asset managers with a worldwide team of over 100 investment communication specialists who possess an industry-leading combination of investment expertise and creativity.
The company’s flexible structure and global footprint give us an unrivalled ability to meet the needs of our clients worldwide, whether in fund reporting, thought leadership, content strategy, process management of creative marketing communications, and more.