Account Director – Issues & Crisis – 9-12 month maternity cover

Global full service PR agency, seeks an AD to support the issues and crisis team for a 9-12 month maternity cover contract.  The Issues and Crisis team work with a number of extremely high profile clients, across a variety of sectors including; Food & Drink, Retail & Leisure, Technology, Sport and Healthcare.


The ideal candidate will: -

  • Ideally have consumer brand and/or issues PR experience
  • Be coherent in digital communications
  • Ideally has experience of running simulations and strategic messaging sessions
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of current affairs
  • Have confidence dealing with senior clients and journalists
  • Have a sound knowledge of the UK media environment
  • Be comfortable managing highly confidential client knowledge
  • Have solid communication and presentation skills and be calm under pressure
  • Have experience of managing agency/client relationships

In return, you can expect to work specifically on issues and crisis management in an industry leading team, working across a range of high profile projects and brands, with a dynamic and driven team of experts.

Fixed term contract from March 2014 – December 2014.