PR Account Director - Destinations / Lifestyle

Location
London
Salary
£40 - £50 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted
10 Feb 2019
Closes
10 Mar 2019
Ref
LWADCS1
Contact
Louisa Wetton
Function
Account Director
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Excellent opportunity for an Account Director to join this award winning PR agency.

My client, an outstanding destinations PR agency has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Account Manager or Account Director to join their vibrant and constantly growing team. The agency has a large number of big name clients across the B2B and consumer sectors covering lifestyle, destination, retail and property brands.

About The Account Director role

As an Account Director, you will have an exciting opportunity to broaden your strategic PR and communications skills within a dynamic and fast paced environment.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

* Lead the strategic and creative direction of award-winning consumer PR campaigns
* Head up the new business function, from creative brainstorming to developing strategy and pitching for new clients
* Direct and manage junior members of the team to support PR, marketing and events activity

As an Account Director, you will lead all PR activity across some of the agency's biggest client accounts similar to Oxford Street and Westfield Shopping Centre. You will be expected to develop and maintain a fantastic relationship with clients and media alike, whilst managing junior members of the team.

About you

You will have:

* Strong consumer PR experience (some B2B is a plus) - agency experience is preferred
* Good contacts within the consumer and B2B media, with a background in property, retail or destination PR
* An interest in working within a boutique agency, with a bigger agency's mentality
* You will be a creative, lateral thinker that is keen for your ideas to be heard
* New business experience of both pitching for and securing new clients

In return...

The new Account Director will receive a basic salary of £40,000- £50,000 DOE PLUS:

* 25 days holiday (plus Christmas - New Year off work)
* Private Healthcare
* Competitive bonus
* Pension
* Excellent opportunities for progression

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