Senior Account Manager/Account Director - Consumer Lifestyle

£35000 - £40000 per annum
07 Oct 2013
04 Nov 2013
Nadine Stewart
Full Time
Contract Type
We are looking for a solid PR Senior Account Manager or Account Director on behalf of one of our clients, a central London consumer PR agency, to work on PRing top brands in the beauty industry. The role will be leading a team of a SAM, SAE and a junior and working into a Board Director.

NB: all the beauty press for the clients is handled in-house, so we're not looking for someone who has beauty PR experience - we are looking for someone who can drive news and lifestyle coverage, direct events and shoots, think strategically and manage a great team.

We are looking for someone who has the following:

- Approx 5-6 years PR experience. We are not looking for an AM looking to make the jump into SAM level, you must have been working as an SAM for a significant period of time, or have been promoted to AD in the last year or so

- Big consumer lifestyle brand experience

- Ability to run a team

- Experience of running events and red carpets

- Strong client skills - you will be the main point of contact for the clients and need to demonstrate strategic, fresh thinking

- Great contacts in the media - nationals and ents mags are the bullseye in terms of experience

- Can you talk to news/features/women's eds? You need to be passionate about getting coverage and able to demonstrate how you have achieved coverage on your accounts, especially when there has been no 'new news'

- Have a head for new business, both in terms of writing pitches, and being involved in presentations

- To be creative

- To have a positive, upbeat, can-do attitude

- Good with social media, with an understanding of how it fits with traditional media. Must have own Twitter feed

If you tick the boxes mentioned above, please do get in touch. However, if this role is not quite right for you, send it on to a friend and you could be eligible for our referral scheme.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 7 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.

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