Account Director - Senior Account Director - Brands, Lifestyle and Consumer Tech (FTC)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£Competitive + Excellent Package
19 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
LH 944953
Full Time
Contract Type

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented big consumer brands and consumer tech Account Director or Senior Account Director level to join on of the most exciting consumer tech practices in the PR market right now! 

This 30-strong tech practice with an enviable client list is looking for Account Director or senior account director who is available to cover up to a 12 months as a Fixed term contract due to the sheer growth to join by early October 2016. 

This role combines content marketing, content creation with online and offline communications. At the heart of this role is the ability to lead strategic planning and idea generation. The role will also work across 2 exciting and well known mobile comms brands specifically mobile handsets and home entertainment. Both are creative challenger brands and your role will be to advise each client on how to maximise exposure including social media campaigns and headline grabbing events and experiential stunts.

What you need to demonstrate:

•    Good knowledge of the consumer technology and lifestyle brand space
•    Creative thinker
•    Excellent media skills
•    The market expertise to provide intelligent strategic counsel to clients 
•    A creative approach to strategic planning
•    Ability to conduct strong mentoring and leadership skills to encourage a high performing and        highly motivated team
•    Opportunity to line manage junior colleagues within the team
•    Identify new business, market opportunities and trends and play an integral role in proposal development, pitching and conversion
•    Ability to manage clients, teams and projects and deliver great results
•    A strong media/influencer network
•    Consumer lifestyle product experience, in particular launches
•    Event management experience
•    Wearable tech client experience advantageous
•    EMEA language skills are particularly welcome but not essential

What you can expect in Return:

•    The chance to work within a highly experienced team at a time when the clients are transitioning           from a tech company to lifestyle brands
•    Access to great training and development
•    Opportunity to benefit from working in a creative, collaborative and passionate team environment. 
•    Work on some of the largest and most exciting brands in the consumer technology industry
•    Have the potential to support other parts of the business and companies looking for tech-based           solutions
•    Broaden your consultancy and insight skills and have access to exceptional training opportunities 
•    Receive a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package

Please send your CV for immediate consideration as this is an urgent requirement: