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Freelance PR - Account Director

Posted date: 12 august 2016  | Email this job |  | Print this job
Job Reference:London-88188-71
Contract:Temp / Freelance
Market Sector:PR & Comms
Location:London, London
Salary:£200 - £250 per day
Contact:Michael Willman, Major Players, United Kingdom
Phone:020 7845 7285


Freelance PR Account Director - corporate, B2B, issues based - ongoing whilst permanent role recruited - immediate start - £250 per day

Global, integrated agency currently based in the heart of Spitalfields is looking for a highly talented Freelance Account Director or Senior Account Director to join their budding business. The agency itself it is a pivotal stage in their development having acquired one business successfully this year with more growth scheduled for next year.

The agency work across a selection of sectors including consumer, consumer tech, lifestyle, global issues - with a mixture of B2B/corporate and Consumer work included within that remit. The global agency is one of the largest in the world - with a huge turnover of 18 million.

For this position the Freelance PR Account Director will be the lead on large accounts and head up the consumer business. You will be required to get your hands dirty, be a fantastic operator and know not only how to manage accounts, deliver on exceptional coverage but begin to build a team too.

You will be the right hand to the MD of the business, a consumer guru who can help define strategic plans and then roll them out. The MD will use your sound knowledge of the Consumer market to pitch and win new business as well as organically growing other accounts to include consumer / events / media relations and content work.

This role is for someone who has a taste for adventure, who wants out of the corporate run of the mill agency, who feels constrained by structure and process and wants to develop their own campaigns, clients and ideas. You will be given autonomy over your work and help define this agencies brand identity.

This role isn't for the faint hearted!

To get your foot in the door:
- A wealth of experience across corporate / consumer accounts
- Agency or in house experience
- Understanding of working with high profile brands in Global remits
- Experience of pitching and bringing in new business
- Events experience
- A strong book of contacts
- Tenacity

This role is looking to pay up to £250 per day and is an immediate start - get in touch if this is you!

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