Account Director/ Senior Account Director - Fabulous Food & Drink

London (Central), London (Greater)
£40-49K + excellent benefits
12 Jul 2014
12 Aug 2014
LH 797233
Full Time
Contract Type

Fantastic opportunity for a real food & drink PR specialist at Account director or senior account director level who wants to have real ownership in their role. This is your opportunity to join a consultancy that lives and breathes the food, drink, nutrition, and FMCG sectors with 30 year successful track record. This is to work on some very cool food brands and some high profile new business wins they have secured in the past few months.

Skills required

  • a real creative streak
  • very strong client relationships skills
  • A proven track record in consumer brands ideally in food and drink PR
  • experience in working on CSR, issues and crisis campaigns for food/drink brands would be advantageous
  • some experience in managing trade campaigns is desirable
  • ability to lead a team by example
  • excellent new business and pitching skills

The consultancy

The consultancy is going through a major revamp and its an exciting time to be joining! Culturally they are collegiate, personable and incredibly supportive with a fantastic staff retention record. They are also very profitable and are cash rich who are keen to expand in the next 12-18 months.

The agency is built on the premise of ‘connections that count’, working not only to influence media and consumers but diving deeper into the world of retailers, influencers, legislators and opinion formers borne out of thirty years knowledge of a focused sector approach.

Their clients range from the brands to industry bodies and champions, from those with national agendas to those with sector focused challenges, and from those with bold proactive idea led campaigns to others with reactive issues focused tasks. The critical ingredient in all cases is knowing how to join things up across channels, across audiences and through broad marketing thinking that avoids silos and drives the bottom line.