Business Development / Commercial Director

Media Zoo
London (Greater)
Competitive salary plus commission
Closing date
8 Oct 2020
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Role: PR Commercial Director

Location: Imperial Wharf, London 

Benefits: Cycle scheme, emergency loan, Perkbox, Pension Scheme, paid day off on employee's birthday

Salary: Competitive salary plus commission


About Media Zoo and the Role

Media Zoo is one of the UK's fastest growing communications agencies and we are looking for a PR Commercial Director to grow our PR offer. Our PR team provides everything from strategic messaging and media training to corporate and consumer PR, event management and crisis communications. The company also offers award-winning corporate film as well as cutting edge online learning.

Media engagement is at the core of everything we do, whether it's launching a new product or managing the reputation of our clients. Our award-winning team are all top-class media professionals from a variety of PR and journalistic backgrounds. This unique mix of skills makes our PR, media training, digital and corporate filming particularly effective and we are increasingly integrating our entire offer by undertaking 360-degree media campaigns.

Our client base features a large number of world's leading companies including American Express, Lego, INEOS, Tesco, BNY Mellon, Marks & Spencer, Tandem, Body Shop, HSBC, and Santander.

About you

You are a PR Business Development Director with an excellent understanding of the industry and its product range and an appetite to move on to the next phase of your career. You will be used to developing sales leads, preparing your own sales collaterals and leading on sales pitches. You will have proven sales success at growing both new and existing client accounts and a good management style. This role requires a director level approach to sales and account management, while bringing enthusiasm and ambition to the role.

You will be used to structuring your own time and workload whilst developing and managing experienced sales staff. You will build a comprehensive sales plan and lead on its execution. You will be used to working to and exceeding sales targets and be a good team player. You will report to the Head of PR as well as to the company owners.

Key Requirements

  • At least 3 years' experience within Business Development at a PR agency (Director level).
  • Experience in both corporate and consumer communications, as well as with crisis communications.
  • The ability to design and execute an ambitious PR business development plan.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the PR industry and its product range.
  • The ability to develop and manage a skilled business development team.
  • A positive, confident and determined approach.
  • The ability to flourish in a competitive environment.
  • The ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent contacts book.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent numeracy.

How to Apply

Please send us your CV and Cover Letter to We look forward to hearing from you!

Unfortunately we are not able to reply to all applicants. If you do not hear back from us within 1 month of applying, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Thank you once again for applying and we wish you success in your future career.

For more information on Media Zoo, please visit

Media Zoo was established to help businesses communicate better with their customers, their colleagues and each other. With a proud heritage in prime time filmmaking and top class audience retention, the company is perfectly placed to help many of Britain’s biggest and best known businesses navigate the technical, retail and digital disruption of the last decade.

We are built for the fast moving world of our clients. Our teams are a unique mix of TV producers, PR professionals and Learning consultants and are here to help solve today’s business issues with expert advice and award winning creativity across all genres and audience sectors.

From internal communications to external relations, from HR to PR, from fashion to finance, our filmmakers, communicators and coders, we will help you deliver the right messages to the right audience at the right time. Every time.

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  • United Kingdom
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