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PR Senior Account Manager/Account Director

Alexander James Recruitment Ltd
Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
£40 - 43k plus benefits
Closing date
21 Nov 2020

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Are you a proactive self-starting PR professional with curiosity at your core, an eye for a story and a passion for automotive? If so, this could be the role for you.

We are looking for an Senior Account Manager/Account Director looking for the next step in their comms career. The role is to support a new Pan-European automotive OEM client in the premium market, working in close alignment with marketing, product planning, agency partners, and other key regional and global functions to develop and deploy integrated strategic communications programmes for the client.  Regular travel to key European markets in normal times.

  •  Responsible for the overall execution of rolling 12-month strategic PR communication plans
  •  Help to develop the long-term communications plan, with a holistic PR approach including print, broadcast, online, social media and events
  • Be the point person for the clients, including PR, Marketing and Events, including related agency partners
  • Coordinate and manage local market activity, working directly with the client and local market consultants to maximise results
  • Team management and motivation to ensure that the team meets the client brief, including deadlines and goals to a standard that is expected

The Successful Applicant

  • Agency experience preferred
  • Experience with automotive and/or tech brands preferred
  • Interest in cars would be beneficial
  • Passionate about good, simple PR
  • An appetite for progression and leading by example across all CSR matters
  • Quick learner, adaptable and pragmatic thinker, whilst being tenacious, results driven and resilient
  • Able to make recommendations to the client and senior team members
  • Ability to work in a fluid and fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to support the agency in its growth


A keen appreciation and understanding of people is the Alexander James seal of excellence. It helps explain why we’ve established such an enviable track record over a period of 10 years in PR and Communications recruitment.

Filling person-spaces in organisations means assembling all pieces of the puzzle to build a complete picture of a potential candidate – their experiences, their talents and gifts, their personality.

In the world of recruitment, experience really does count. As does an innate ability to read people.

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