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Account Director – Consumer Food, Drink, Travel– Prestigious Top 20 Agency– London– £50,000

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Account Director – Consumer Food, Drink & Travel – Prestigious Top 20 Agency – London – to £50,000 plus benefits

My client is a prestigious Top 20 PR Agency based in central London but with more than 2,000 employees in over 80 offices around the globe. The friendly and creative team have won numerous awards for campaigns on behalf of their household name clients. They have recently been awarded the Holmes Report European Consultancy of the Year for the second year running. Also named “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2013; Advertising Age’s 2012 “Best Places to Work”; and The Holmes Report’s 2012 Global “Public Affairs Agency of the Year.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity

My client is seeking to appoint an experienced Account Director to work across a range of high profile food & drink and travel brands. You will ideally possess previous relevant agency experience. Working across UK, pan-EMEA & global accounts this role will support a variety of communications campaigns for high profile travel and artisan food brands. This role will support clients with a variety of communications challenges, including but not limited to traditional media relations, events, content driven programmes and global brand propositioning initiatives

The successful candidate will also have knowledge of social media, and be adept at securing and coordinating media campaigns within traditional media..

Candidate requirements:

  • You will already have experience at AD level, working in a PR role within an agency or in-house across consumer accounts
  • An experienced writer who can competently write press releases, copy, reports
  • A proven ability to deliver results as well as executing on client campaigns
  • A creative mind, both when applied to brainstorming for campaigns and in day to day media relations to drive results and breakout and feature coverage for brands
  • Experience of working with high profile brands is preferable
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • A demonstrable passion, interest and experience of social media, both on personal level and experience in working on social media focused campaigns for clients
  • An excellent ability in winning new business

The role:

  • Account work will cover a broad spectrum of  PR campaigns focused on artisan food and travel clients
  • Managing reporting across campaigns and accounts
  • Proactive thinking – around campaigns and in day to day media relations

In return for your talent and endeavour, my client offers a most competitive salary up to £50,000 depending on experience plus a super range of benefits..

This is an urgent requirement so please don’t delay in sending your CV in complete confidence to david@medianrecruit.co.uk