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Account Director – Corporate & Technology – Prestigious Top 20 Agency – WFH then Soho - to £56,000

Employer
Median
Location
WFH then Central London
Salary
£50,000 to £56,000 depending on experience
Closing date
27 May 2021
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Job Details

Account Director – Corporate & Technology – Prestigious Top 20 Creative Agency – WFH then Soho based - £50,000 to £56,000 depending on experience, plus superb benefits and career progression

My client is a top 20 multi-specialist PR agency with strong consumer, corporate, digital, travel and technology teams whose talent, creativity and passion continues to attract high-profile clients. 

Recently voted ‘best PR agency to work for’, they provide a creative and consultative working environment, and are large enough to offer real career progression yet retain an independent creative spirit and the chance to work with household name global consumer brands. They have won over 100 industry awards since they started 26 years ago.

My Client is now seeking a talented Account Director to join their award-winning Corporate and Technology team, which works with some of the world’s most innovative companies – from global leaders to exciting new industry disruptors. The role will be to work across both corporate and technology clients so a background in either disciple is welcomed.

You will be working from home to begin with, returning to their super-cool Soho office when it is safe to do so.

The successful applicant will act as day-to-day lead for a diverse range of clients – taking on management responsibilities and providing client counsel, whilst overseeing and motivating a team to ensure work is delivered to a high standard.

The role:

  • Producing high quality, creative and thoughtful plans and proposals for the client
  • Working closely with the team to ensure the smooth day to day running of accounts
  • Leading and managing a team of account managers and execs, providing direction, motivation and professional development support
  • Forming deep client relationships, offering crisis management and senior counsel
  • Managing budgets and keeping on track of account administration
  • Getting involved in new business proposals and pitching for new work.

Candidate requirements:

  • You will either be an established Account Director or a Senior Account Manager ready to make the leap
  • You will have previous experience from a recognised agency, working across big brands and clients
  • Your background will be in either (or both) corporate communications or technology
  • An enthusiastic manager with strong organisational skills who enjoys sharing best practice and upskilling junior colleagues
  • A polished presenter with creative ability and a flair for delivering successful new business pitches.
  • Some experience in issues management / crisis comms preferred
  • Managed busy press offices helpful
  • Developed stand out creative campaigns for clients.

This is an amazing role for an established AD or strong SAM ready to step up, to join one of the very best agencies around and work on a really exciting and prestigious client portfolio. They offer a range of class leading benefits which you would associate with one of the best agencies around, as well as superb career progression. Salary is between £50,000 and £56,000 depending on experience.

Please forward your CV without delay and in complete confidence to david@medianrecruit.co.uk

Company

Two Time Winner – Recruiter Awards for Excellence

Median Recruitment is one of the UK’s leading specialist PR and communications recruitment consultancies. Established in 1998, over the years Median has helped literally thousands of Public Relations professionals take their next step on the career ladder.

Our success means we have received an unprecedented five consecutive nominations at the prestigious Recruiter Awards for Excellence in the category of “Best Media Recruiter” with wins in 2006 and 2007.

At present we are recruiting on behalf of many of the top 100 UK and international PR agencies, in addition to the in-house PR departments of several world renowned blue-chip companies.

To assist our candidates, we have dedicated recruiters at all levels of PR, from graduate entry level through to account management, right up to board level. In addition, we have a team dedicated to freelance and contract positions. The team consists of highly intelligent consultants, some of whom are from the PR industry itself.

Through referrals, incentive schemes, network events and with a brand that is now entrenched in the PR market, Median attracts a wide audience of PR candidates. As a result we have been able to seriously invest in advertising and our banners, buttons and job advertisements are by far the most recognised on all the main leading PR job boards, websites and publications.

Located in the heart of London’s West End, Median Recruitment truly understands the specific requirements of PR firms and in-house departments; that’s why so many of them trust us, and us alone, to search and select their candidates.

Please don’t hesitate to contact one of our consultants on 020 7292 0455 for further information or visit our website at www.medianrecruit.co.uk

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