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PR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - B2C

PR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - B2C

Job Title: PR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - B2C
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 15001/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: chloe.s@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 03, 2016 17:20

Job Description

PR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - B2C
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Up to £50,000

CS15001

Want to be a part of an agency that's much more than your typical PR agency?

THE AGENCY

Specialising in the food, drink and hospitality sectors, this award winning integrated agency deliver cutting edge campaigns for some of the UK's best-loved brands! This agency has an extensive offering across digital, print, PR, social media, research & insight and full strategic guidance.

Their experienced PR team is the driving force behind the delivery of consumer, corporate and trade PR, across all traditional and digital platforms. They truly understand the importance of strategy and planning behind each campaign whether it be press releases, brand and restaurant launches, crisis management and social media.

With an impressive portfolio of retained clients and an influx of new business wins, this agency is going from strength to strength and is now looking to expand its PR team.

THE ROLE

As an experienced Account Director, you will be the face of the agency to 5 key clients as well as directly managing 5 employees. It is a very sociable sector - so personality and the ability to build relationships is key!

Typical responsibilities will include:

* Building and maintaining client relationships and upholding the outstanding agency reputation
* Identifying opportunities for growing retained accounts and winning new business
* Managing and inspiring a team of 5, whilst also mentoring the wider team
* Work closely with clients to interrogate the brief and not be afraid to push back
* Without being afraid to push back and guide the client
* Writing and approving content
* Maintaining a relevant list of media contacts

THE CANDIDATE

Besides an enthusiastic and sociable personality, this Account Director will need to have the following:

* Experience delivering B2C campaigns - either within an agency or client side
* Line management experience
* The ability to identify opportunities for new business and pitch to win this
* Experience within the food, drink and hospitality sector would be a strong bonus
* The ability to demonstrate the agency's energy & passion!