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Board Director, Asset Management

We are looking to expand our existing senior team and our unrivalled track record of results with top names in the asset management and financial services sector.
"Lansons has weathered COVID better than we expected, growing revenue in our financial year to the end of March 2021. This is largely based on our deep reputation management experience and positioning as an agency that lives ESG, and always has. We’re looking to invest in our senior teams in London and New York as we grow into the coming decade. In key areas we’re looking for entrepreneurial senior consultants who can attract, convert and manage significant accounts. We’d say our culture is unique, but so would many others, but what is unique is our commitment to offer ownership stakes in the business to our future leaders."
- Tony Langham, Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Lansons

Lansons has an unrivalled track record in shaping reputations for top names in the asset management and financial services sector. It’s a fantastic opportunity to work in a collaborative, holistic consultancy with strong ESG credentials and an enviable reputation for being a great place to work and for making a positive contribution to society – as well as doing great work for clients that we believe in.

Opportunity
  • It’s an opportunity to lead and shape a part of our business, within a sharing, collaborative culture
  • Early opportunity for partnership on meeting agreed targets
  • Genuine no-silo structure; consultants work in multi-discipline teams handpicked for the client’s brief
  • Teams bring together expertise across, public policy, change communications, financial comms, media relations, content development, social media and digital comms,
  • We are known for our distinctive approach; thinking broadly about stakeholder outreach and helping clients engage with stakeholders in a human way
  • Attractive commission structure for introducing new business
  • Clear performance assessment structure

The Role
  • Board level business leader responsible for leading within our asset management business
  • Working collaboratively with other board members to build our asset management expertise and reputation
  • Personally drive new business in the asset management space, and in other related sectors and businesses
  • Externally be an ambassador for Lansons’ impressive track record and expertise in the sector
  • Help keep Lansons at the forefront of developments and changes in the sector
  • Be instrumental in leading initiatives to help position Lansons as the key adviser on issues in the sector such as ESG and help steer our clients further into the ‘modern world’
  • Proactively suggest, and front, Lansons-run events for external audiences
  • Internally be an ambassador and champion of the sector
  • Take responsibility for motivating, coaching and steering a ‘virtual practice’ of specialists of all levels – all operating within our open no-silos structure


We are looking for somebody who …

  • Has current experience, working with forward-thinking companies both advising at a corporate level and driving thought leadership and campaigns in the sector
  • Is connected across the sector with strong media, intermediary and consultant relationships
  • Thinks in an integrated way with a strong understanding of digital execution. The candidate’s skills must enhance our already impressive integrated consultancy proposition
  • Is deeply versed in the issues facing the industry and experienced at advising at the C suite level
  • Ideally has worked with organisations to define and articulate their ESG position and narrative
  • Can use their network of contacts to help build Lansons’ business
  • Brings a track record of building teams and be an inspirational and motivational leader
  • Background might be within the adviser world, in consultancy, in-house asset management, or even specialist media


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