PR Account Director

Recruiter
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
25 Sep 2016
Closes
23 Oct 2016
Ref
828
Contact
Ellis Rigby
Function
Account Manager
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
An independent, full-service B2B PR and marketing communications consultancy, is looking for an experienced PR practitioner, to work with clients both in the UK and overseas.

The role

A key part of the role will be planning, organising and controlling day-to-day work on a range of client accounts, which cover different sectors, from energy & construction to health, food and nutrition. It will also include working across different marketing touchpoints, such as digital, content, in addition to overseeing a small team, managing budgets, timescales and proposals. You will also be accountable for maintaining close relationships with clients, understanding client objectives and evaluating them, both strategically and tactically, developing good relationships with media, as well as motivating and guiding your team.

What we're looking for

To be considered for the role, you will need at least five to six years' experience of PR and marketing in an agency environment, with at least two years' experience operating at a senior level, as well as an ability to manage a team of execs and managers. You must be able to demonstrate excellent writing, reporting, presentation, and project management skills; you will also be expected to build and maintain knowledge of production procedures, terminology, and issues pertaining to the relevant industries and sectors. You should have sound commercial skills, team management and leadership ability.

What's on offer?

A salary of between £35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits. In addition to the opportunity to join an agency which has an excellent reputation for the training and development of PR professionals at this level and many have gone on to become senior players within the business. You will also benefit from working with seasoned PR and marketing professionals as well as having the opportunity to work on campaigns that cross UK and Europe. Please send your CV to consult@afselection.co.uk, or call Simon Pettigrew on 0161 425 7352 for further information about the role and agency.