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PR Account Director

Posted date: 28 september 2016  | Email this job |  | Print this job
Job Reference:London-89040-31
Market Sector:PR & Comms
Location:London, London
Salary:£40,000 - £48,000 per year
Contact:Samantha McHarg-Sharp, Major Players, United Kingdom


Brand new Account Director role focused in the Lifestyle / Travel accounts.

The agency:
Currently at the forefront of working with brands and innovative campaigns not only in London but globally as well, this integrated agency is currently working on a host of innovative campaigns with a fully integrated model. They cover everything from experiential, social as well as traditional PR. Their approach has lead them to become one of the leaders in the travel space with a host of lifestyle and luxury accounts.

They are a mid size dedicated agency, working with a team of 40 people and based in London as well as NY. Independently owned, creative and have a strong work life balance. They are a growing business that has ambitious and strong revenue with pipeline to grow the business to double its current size in the next two years.

The role:
As the Account Director on the lifestyle team you'll report into one of the senior associates - with fantastic contacts and experience within the sector, you'll be tasked to help grow and develop the already impressive client list.

You'll have experience across lifestyle, travel, consumer accounts. You'll also know how to manage big brand consume engagement campaigns. A fantastic planner and account handler will be essential for this role as you'll lead on several accounts with the client helping to define strategy and insight.

As well as managing traditional campaigns this company look after social and digital and these elements of PR will be essential for the ever growing client base. If you also have a passion for new business that would a positive but not essential.

As a senior lead within the business you'll help and be responsible for analysing clients, performance, helping recruit, managing budgets as well as all the strategy, planning and creation of the accounts.

- 5-6 years PR experience
- Consumer lifestyle PR
- New business experience - winning, pitching and retaining business
- Proven management ability and experience - working across a host of large scale budgets
- Senior level management experience, business gravitas and managing a P&L.
- Experience in Social Media strategy, experiential and digital campaigns
- Ambitious and creative and driven to open a new door for yourself in a top tier agency.

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