PR Associate Director, Beauty /Luxury Lifestyle

Location
London
Salary
£60000 per annum
Posted
12 Feb 2013
Closes
12 Mar 2013
Ref
24322
Contact
Eddie Everard
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Company

Our client, an international communications consultancy, is looking for an exceptional Associate Director with a background in beauty and/or luxury lifestyle to work across a range of UK and global accounts.


The Role

A superb opportunity has arisen for an Associate Director to take a very strategic role across a range of big name beauty and luxury brands.
Key day-to-day tasks of a Board Director include:
-Management of accounts; financial, strategic
-Directing existing and new clients, taking the lead on strategy and implementation
-Leading new business activity
-Internal management and leadership of account teams
-Act as an ambassador for the agency

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will come from a beauty/lifestyle PR agency background.
Key attributes of the Associate Director include:
-Must currently be at Associate Director level or above
-PR agency background is required
-UK experience is essential, global experience is strongly desired
-Must have strong commercial instincts
-Excellent client handling skills
-Experience of managing large budgets
-Experience of being in a strategic lead role
-Experienced team manager
-Great consumer media contacts, with a focus on beauty/luxury lifestyle
-Must possess excellent industry knowledge and have contacts with key figures in the industry
-Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
-Having some digital experience will be preferred.