Corporate PR Senior Account Director

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Circa £90K per annum tax free + benefits
Posted
02 Nov 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

The Company

Our client is a leading integrated multinational PR agency, with a roster of impressive regional and local accounts.

The Role

Due to a number of new business wins, the company is seeking a seasoned Senior Account Director to join the corporate and financial team.  The role will encompass regional remits, as well as linking in with the international network.

New business coordination is key for this position, as is managing and mentoring the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Senior client council
  • Strategic planning
  • Pitching and winning new business
  • High level media relations
  • News releases, publications content and speech writing
  • Mentoring junior staff

The Candidate

The right candidate will have approximately 8+ years experience, ideally within a leading PR agency. They will be a financial comms expert and well versed with the nuances of the industry; able to hold their own with experienced, specialised professionals. They will lead from the front and inspire a dynamic team.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Track record of implementing training programmes
  • Strong at converting new business leads
  • Work under pressure and to strict guidelines
  • Exceptional verbal and written comms
  • Digital and social media savvy
  • Able to juggle numerous clients and projects competently at the same time
  • Strong team player
  • Project management and leadership skills