Head of Public Relations Advertising Agency Leeds

A salary to attract the best
10 Sep 2013
30 Sep 2013
Ref 108PR0913
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Public Relations

Based in Leeds

                                                with a                                                     

Full-service strategic and creative marketing agency.

One of the largest agencies in the North of England

This position comes with a salary package commensurate with the best,

 together with a supporting team creating a real opportunity for you to make your mark.

About the role

This is a senior role in the business that reports to the Board with full P & L / line management responsibility and represents a marvellous opportunity for the right person.

The team deliver creative PR campaigns on and offline for a wide range of consumer, b2b and public sector accounts. Success will be measured by leading the development of the existing PR portfolio together with winning new projects and clients. Significant opportunities exist to extend PR services to the agency’s 60+ clients.

Campaigns are delivered by a dedicated PR account team with support from the sales development team and an award-winning creative department.

About the ideal candidate

The appointee is currently likely to be a senior PR practitioner in a full service agency or specialist PR consultancy.  They could also have client side PR experience in addition to the above.

They will possess a deep understanding of offline and online PR, social media and reputation building together with examples of success to relate.

They will be ambitious, commercially-minded, charismatic and polished.

Being capable of hitting the ground running, this leader of the PR team will enhance the already established reputation for brand development within this agency of 100 plus talented people.

Academic rigour is important, but the ability to demonstrate the achievement of outstanding results in previous PR roles, is essential.

Other information

The package offered £50,000 (including a car allowance).

Benefits Include

  • This is an award winning agency with excellent supporting services
  • It provides you with your own PR team and a large body of existing clients
  • It will place you in the vanguard of an exciting dynamic agency with a real opportunity to establish yourself as the internal PR guru

If you consider you have a profile commensurate with the above you should initially contact me Bill Smart in strict confidence via a personal email address. You should attach a CV and include details of your current employment status / remuneration.  Please send the information to the following email address:


PMA Services is a recruitment consultancy not an agency.  We are retained by specific clients to identify top talent for specific roles.  All interviews are held at the Clients premises and are strictly confidential.

 No applications will be accepted from agencies.

Therefore the only way for consideration will be from a direct approach as detailed above.

Applications will close at 18:30 on Tuesday 24 September 2013.

This is a genuine opportunity to demonstrate your PR know how and is possibly the best marketing agency PR role vacancy in the UK at this time.