PR Account Director - Agency

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Salary
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
117
Contact
Ross Richardson
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client a leading boutique PR Agency are looking for a PR Account Director to join there successful and ever growing Leeds office. With offices around the globe this this is a unique opportunity to work with some world class clients and propel your career.

As a PR Account Director you will be working closely with the managing partner and will be directly responsible for the strategic growth of leading accounts while being able to implement and execute all budgeting plans. They are looking for a creative thinker with a strong background in PR having ideally already worked with large and reputable brands and organisations.



Role Responsibilities

* A strong leader with the ability to motivate, recruit, train and mentor staff.
* Be strong in media/influencer/ taskmaker/ talent relationships and contacts and your ability to adapt to the ever-changing media landscape across UK,
* Ability to take all financial control across your client accounts specifically forecasting and profitability.
* Be able to build great long lasting relationships with clients.
* Capable of adding value to clients by demonstrating fresh and creative ideas.
* Looking out for all cross sell opportunities to maximise growth of accounts.
* Strong at seeking out new business and leading pitches.
* Delegate right level of resource across all departments.
* Produce high quality creative writing for media facing assets (e.g press releases) as well as top class proposals, pitches and presentations independently.



Skills and experience needed as a PR Account Director

* Strong Agency experience demonstrating success with a reputable client base.
* Experienced in winning business and pitching.
* Commercially astute.
* Natural relationship builder.
* Great communicator and motivator.
* Self driven and reliable.
* Ability to challenge and push back on clients.
* Strong management and leadership qualities.



If you are a Successful PR Account Director this could be the role for you. My client offer a fantastic working environment, state of the art offices and fantastic benefits to match

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