Consumer PR Account Director

Recruiter
Gemini People
Location
London
Salary
£40k - 45k per year
Posted
02 Apr 2019
Closes
02 May 2019
Ref
24140
Contact
Amy Pattison-Emms
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A rapidly growing independent agency that works with a diverse and intriguing mix of clients is on the hunt for a Senior Account manager or Account Director. The agency has over 50 members of staff with proven, award-winning pedigree in consumer, b2b and corporate PR consultancy. The role entails working with a health drink, alcohol brand and a car insurance brand.

Key skills and competencies

  • Building relationships with clients, undertaking regular liaison and offering counsel on day-to-day activity and increasingly around issues management
  • Good working knowledge of key publications and a network of media contacts
  • Strong business writing skills, an eye for a story and an ability to secure coverage on topical issues as well as client-driven content 
  • Knowledge of how to collaborate with the digital team to create synergy between channels
  • Managing and mentoring more junior team members
  • Leading or co-pitching to secure new clients
  • Represent the agency as a proud ambassador and be able to upsell company services

Requirements

  • Engaging and enthusiastic communicator 
  • Background or keen interest in creative services sector
  • Keen to learn, grow and take on more responsibility
  • You’ll be entrepreneurial
  • You’ll have prior experience either in a consumer or corporate PR agency
BENEFITS: Birthday off,  Friday bar in the office, Summer hours, mobile phone contribution, external training, bike parking, showers, fruit, childcare vouchers, £300 leisure allowance, yoga, massages, mindfulness training, charity runs, personal charity days, boat racing, mentoring  

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