Tell me about your PR agency and the work you do
Hume Brophy is a fast-paced multidisciplinary public, government and investor relations team working across multiple jurisdictions and sectors. Our outlook is international and clients and staff benefit from seamless coordination across our eight offices in London, Dublin, Brussels, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Frankfurt and New York.
What exciting projects are you working on?
Airspace modernisation; tackling health inequalities; country digitalisation; crowdfunding; global consumer launches; all things financial services; all things Brexit.
What do you think makes a ‘wonderful workplace’?
What makes your place of work unique?
Independence – we are proudly independent and have never lost our challenger mind-set. This applies to all staff, at all levels, creating a collegiate, dynamic and enterprising environment. We also view our borderless cross-office collaboration as a key competitive advantage and differentiator.
Stunning views from Hume Brophy's London office: The Walkie-Talkie and The Monument to The Great Fire of London
How would you describe the team culture?
Dynamic; Creative; Smart; Proactive; Enterprising and Results-focused.
What kind of people do you look for?
The type of people that work for us are typically outgoing, smart, ambitious, hard-working, enterprising and international. Our 100-strong team is drawn from media, advertising, in-house, agency, marketing, events, investor relations, professional services and industry association backgrounds. The company team of experts is supported by a comprehensive global panel of senior consultants, including former MEPs, regulators, MPs and ex-Government Ministers and officials, senior journalists, and communication experts which include former newspaper executives, publishers and editors.
Why would someone want to work in your team?
At Hume Brophy, our culture is permeated with a 'can-do' attitude and staff motivation and satisfaction is key.
What opportunities for career development does your company offer?
Hume Brophy firmly believes that our staff are our greatest asset. We operate a Hume Brophy Leadership Development Network for managers at all levels across our offices and a cross-network Hume Brophy Training Academy to encourage peer-to-peer training and engagement. All employees also benefit from individual training funds. Testament to our belief in investing in and retaining our staff, a high percentage of interns convert to full time staff and currently hold positions up to director level. A high proportion of director level staff have also been promoted up through the ranks.
Sum up what it’s like to work in your organisation
No two days are the same. We thrive on supporting all staff to reach their full potential while coordinating global campaigns and ensuring swift response to breaking news, political and regulatory developments on behalf of our clients.
Hume Brophy is currently recruiting for an account executive (financial services) and account manager (UK & corporate affairs).