PR Account Director - Major B2C clients!

Location
Cheshire / Altrincham, Cheshire / Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
IL/21982
Contact
Ian Lenehan
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C, Retail
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

PR Account Director: £40 - 45K, Manchester, Major B2C clients.

Exciting opportunity to manage several major B2C clients for one of Manchester's leading PR agencies. Our client has an excellent reputation for staff retention due to the exciting work culture they've created and the impressive training and development opportunities on offer. Their client base includes a number of instantly recognisable clients and they have ambitious growth plans for the next few years.

The PR Account Director will take responsibility for several clients within the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality sectors with duties including:

  • Building relationships with clients to fully understand their business and requirements.
  • Meeting with clients regularly to provide effective strategic advice and maintain the relationship.
  • Devise and implement effective PR and Communication strategies that incorporate both traditional and new media channels.
  • Management of the team providing training and support to develop people internally.
  • Proof reading the teams work to ensure it is of a high standard and will achieve the desired results. Actively writing articles and press releases as required.
  • Having a key input into the agencies growth strategy as part of the senior management team.

Applicants for the PR Account Director role require:

  • Previous experience as a PR Account Director or PR Senior Account Manager within a reputable agency.
  • Experience managing major clients.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Commercially astute with the ability to understand challenging and technical clients.

It's an exciting role that will offer the PR Account Director the chance to grow into a senior management role within a friendly and ambitious agency. For more information apply quickly!