PR Account Director/Strategist - Sport/Entertainemnt

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
BBBH14792
Contact
Jack Field
Function
Account Director
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
THE OPPORTUNITY

* To join a highly ambitious challenger agency that is new but well respected with talented senior management from a host of renowned sports agencies
* An agency with a bold and innovative approach, they're not afraid to break the mould to create content that gains cut-through with consumers
* Focusing on sports and entertainment clients, the agency already hosts a roster of exciting clients with scope to grow this list further over the coming years
* An opportunity to join an exciting project in its early stages and to be part of their growth into a leading agency in the market
* Working with new tools, new models for engagement and building a fresh new approach to engaging consumer

THE ROLE

* An unique PR Strategist / Account Director position
* Helping develop and shape the PR division, and starting to build a potentially industry leading offering
* Working on pan-European campaigns for the biggest sporting event in the world
* Leading client liaison and creating central strategies whilst overseeing the implementation of these activities by creating compelling PR content to guide local markets
* Offering PR counsel and presenting strategic plans to clients along with spotting and developing new business opportunities to help facilitate the growth of the agency
* Managing media relationships whilst developing PR influencer strategies, whilst working with the digital team

THE LIKE-MIND

* A passionate and entrepreneurial PR Account Director/Strategist with an extremely creative and analytical mind
* Someone passionate and knowledgeable about sports with a background working on high profile clients in an international capacity
* A bold strategist who loves doing things differently and has a keen eye for an opportunity along with a knowledge of trends and innovation in PR
* Someone with a proven track-record in running multi-market PR campaigns and overseeing local PR teams who deliver and sell-in content with local media
* Someone who is autonomous in their work and has a high degree of initiative, but still someone who is a team player and is able to manage up and down