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Account Director - Design

PR Futures
Brighton, East Sussex
Closing date
19 Apr 2021
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Job Details

Account Director Role - working with creative design agencies - £48-50K + bonus, flexible working (post Covid), company contributed pension scheme, lots of opportunities for career progression.

Based in Brighton, this fun and friendly agency is the PR and marketing partner to the world's most exciting design agencies who deliver services to a wide range of sectors from FMCG to property, retail, professional services, leisure, travel, financial services, and public sector.

Your clients will be based in London, New York, Stockholm, Sydney and many other glamorous destinations and you'll join a fun team of circa 20 PR professionals whose aim is to tell the world about the work these agencies can do. 

What they need is an Account Director who can lead on campaigns and mentor junior team members, and can be part of this growing agency. They are currently HQ'd in Brighton. 

The role

  • Directing client campaigns – developing and proposing plans as well as ensuring everyone is inspired to keep aligned with those plans
  • Leading and mentoring a team of PR consultants, recruiting, training and coaching, setting objectives, managing performance, implementing development plans
  • Contributing to agency leadership – as part of their management team you will be part of the team setting the direction and driving their development  
  • As a senior company leader, you will also be part of the new business pitching team.

About You

You will have spent many years working in PR, and you’ll be looking for a new challenge, any sector considered.  You will understand what it takes to make PR campaigns work and will be able to confidently guide clients, many of whom are inexperienced at PR, through the complexities and subtleties of a campaign. And you’ll be an inspiring team leader and mentor. You will have the ability to drive strategic media relation & creative PR campaigns.

What they will offer

The salary range is dependent on experience but is expected to be between £48-£50k, plus a great bonus. They are all working from home but will offer flexibility once back to the office. Your chance to work with a great team of PR professionals. In addition, they offer a company pension scheme, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, and 25 days paid holiday, plus the day off on your birthday. It's is a lovely place to work, there are frequent social events – from after-work drinks to an annual overseas trip - Berlin last year - and there’s a creative, buzzy, fun, happy and friendly vibe in the office. Coupled with this the agency are growing and this will be an important hire for their senior team, and they can offer you lots of opportunities to grow within the business.

To Apply

Please either apply online or send your CV Alternatively, feel free to call Justyne on 07971 361206 for an informal chat through the role.


PR Futures are expert recruitment consultants for the Public Relations and Communications market. Our clients include both full-service PR agencies and smaller dedicated consultancies, and SMEs and larger organisations with in-house temporary or permanent roles to fill.

Our industry knowledge and experience makes us the recruiter of choice for a growing number of businesses looking to identify the best candidates across many sectors from consumer to professional, from corporate to not-for-profit.

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0203 303 0476
United Kingdom
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