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PR Account Director

Posted date: 14 november 2016  | Email this job |  | Print this job
Job Reference:London-90781-77
Market Sector:PR & Comms
Location:London, London
Salary:£35,000 - £57,000 per year
Contact:Samantha McHarg-Sharp, Major Players, United Kingdom


Awarding winning integrated agency is searching for a passionate and ambitious Account Director / Senior Account Director to work across one of the largest retail brands in the UK.

The agency:
The word integrated is batted around so often in the PR industry. Everyone seems to be doing it, but are they doing it right? This agency, based in East London with a core team of 40 are one of the agencies that are doing it right. They currently have teams based around strategy, PR, content/social/digital as well as BTL. They are fully servicing some of the best in FMCG / Lifestyle clients not only in the UK but globally. These guys are integrated, talk integrated and deliver integrated.

The work they deliver is always at the forefront when speaking to clients. Whether it be led from PR or experiential, these guys will want to be ahead of the competition on brand strategy, content creation and PR ideas. They have on several occasions been chosen as the lead creative agency for their current client list, leading not only on brand idea, but ATL as well.

The culture of the business is one of collaboration, everyone is always pulling in the same direction to make sure the end goal is in sight. They have a vibrant and young office that has a flair for the creative. The type of people they bring in to the business are outgoing, creative, socially but have a strong work ethic and love what they do.

The role:
You will be one of the leads of the businesses leading client. Your role would be focused around this one retail client. Essentially you will build innovative, creative campaigns across this account - not running their very busy press office. You will come from a background of FMCG and have a love for the creative and out of the box thinking. You will help develop the client plans, budgets and strategy whilst being able to deliver those creative campaigns with the rest of your team.

You will comfortable with budgets, meetings KPIs, managing consumer insight campaigns and being able to deliver well thought through creative, strategic PR and integrated campaigns.

The right candidate will have:
- 5+ years experience
- FMCG / consumer / lifestyle experience
- Consumer experience
- Creative, integrated outlook
- Impeccable writing skills, with the ability to create original and compelling pieces of writing.
- Experience of working with extremely large scale clients.

The role is flexible in terms of salary for the right candidate - you could be at SAM up to SAD level. Get in touch for more information.

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