PR Associate Director, Beauty /Luxury Lifestyle

£60000 per annum
12 Feb 2013
12 Mar 2013
Eddie Everard
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client, an international communications consultancy, is looking for an exceptional Associate Director with a background in beauty and/or luxury lifestyle to work across a range of UK and global accounts.

The Role

A superb opportunity has arisen for an Associate Director to take a very strategic role across a range of big name beauty and luxury brands.
Key day-to-day tasks of a Board Director include:
-Management of accounts; financial, strategic
-Directing existing and new clients, taking the lead on strategy and implementation
-Leading new business activity
-Internal management and leadership of account teams
-Act as an ambassador for the agency

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will come from a beauty/lifestyle PR agency background.
Key attributes of the Associate Director include:
-Must currently be at Associate Director level or above
-PR agency background is required
-UK experience is essential, global experience is strongly desired
-Must have strong commercial instincts
-Excellent client handling skills
-Experience of managing large budgets
-Experience of being in a strategic lead role
-Experienced team manager
-Great consumer media contacts, with a focus on beauty/luxury lifestyle
-Must possess excellent industry knowledge and have contacts with key figures in the industry
-Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
-Having some digital experience will be preferred.