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This award-winning specialist PR consultancy focuses on national issues that have an impact upon the local community – from housing and planning to major transport projects to long term regeneration schemes; they communicate change and help shape opinions.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Account Director specifically with a background in housing and planning to join the team. Key duties will include:
Driving accounts forward: implementing communications strategies, being a key contact point for clients, selling in and managing budgets;
Leading the management of teams including motivating and mentoring team members;
Providing a significant contribution to new business development by networking and developing relationships with potential new business leads and preparing pitch presentations.
The agency is specifically seeking an Account Director who has:
A background in corporate communications, stakeholder communications and public affairs;
Media relations and stakeholder communications experience obtained in an agency environment;
An emphasis on crisis and issues communications, with specific strength in communicating complex issues;
A good contact list in the media and/or political world;
Specific experience working in any of regeneration / property / development / planning / transport.