AF Selection Ltd

PR Account Director

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Ref
1122
Marketing Disciplines
Marketing, PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Agency, Marketing Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director

Brief Overview

This is an opening for a PR Account director to join one of the most highly regarded and reputable PR consultancies in the North West which will, without question, provide your career with an incredible opportunity to grow and develop.

The role

This is a generalist role where you will be working with high profile clients across the business to business, corporate sector and financial sector, where you will support the delivery of client programmes and develop high quality content, as well as delivering social media campaigns, which you will also be responsible for reporting and monitoring.

On a day to day basis you will work closely with the agency leadership team to deliver the latest thinking in PR across multiple channels and are expected to have good strategic planning experience. You will grow and maintain great contacts with the media, spanning press, TV, radio and online journalists for each of your client's sectors and proactively seek out viable opportunities. You will also write for a range of media and will head up a team of full of Account Executives and Managers and you will report directly to the Senior Account Director.

What we're looking for

For this particular higher level role we are looking for candidates that are confident in handling national and trade media, digitally savvy, keen to explore new tools and technologies and are adept in producing content for a wide-range of channels - from blogs, social media posts and infographics to thought leadership pieces and press releases.

We need someone who has more than 5 years PR agency experience and who has a track record for delivering successful creative campaigns for major companies and brands.

What's on offer?

The uniqueness of this role is that you will be joining a top draw agency who work with some of the biggest and well known clients. You will receive dedicated mentoring and training as well as a diverse benefits package, plus the chance to work alongside people that are well respected in the PR arena. For the right candidate, it is an exceptional opportunity to work for an agency which will genuinely add value to your skills, career and personal development.

Salary level is dependent on experience, but will most likely be in the range of £35,000 - £42,000 but can be flexible. Please forward your details to the link below or call Samantha on 0161 425 7352 for more information on this role.