Account Director / Associate Director – Integrated Media & Public Affairs. Freelance

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£50-70K / £250-£350p/d
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
27 Oct 2016
Ref
CK886404
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An established and fast-growing strategic communications consultancy is looking for a proactive Account Director or Associate Director to come on board and provide support during a busy period. The agency, renowned for delivering high-quality insight, is seeking a versatile communications professional to work across a wide variety of sectors including technology, transport, energy and professional services. This is the ideal opportunity for an energetic candidate to join a busy Public Affairs and Media team and deliver stand-out strategic counsel and effective, creative campaigns!

 As Account Director or Associate Director, your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and advise senior-level clients on strategic communication plans
  • Maintain excellent client relationships across multiple accounts and ensure team delivery against project/retainer scope of work
  • Actively contribute to new business effort, working as part of the team to generate introductions and prepare proposals 
  • Prepare and scenario plan for client issues and crisis management, including rapid response to media and stakeholder enquiries
  • Build awareness of the Practice and the agency in the media and with target audiences

The ideal Account Director or Associate Director will have:

  • Proven experience in both Public Affairs and Media Relations
  • In-depth knowledge of the media and how to make an impact
  • Broad media networks, including social media
  • Ability to hit the ground running

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a fast-paced, dynamic team and tackle high-profile issues. To apply, or for more information, please email your CV to carolyn@jflrecruit.com