AF Selection Ltd

Account Director - Finance

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Ref
1123
Marketing Disciplines
Marketing
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 joining their financial team. This role, without question, will provide your career with an incredible opportunity to grow and develop.

The role

You will lead a team of consultants and oversee PR, digital and social media campaigns for clients across a diverse range of products, from current accounts, mortgages and savings, to personal loans, credit cards and personal lines insurance, supporting some of the UK's best-known brands

Reporting directly to the Senior Account Director , 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, sector expertise and relevant media knowledge. You will also write for a range of media. You will head up to a team of 7 inclusive of Account Executives and Account Managers who also specialise in the sector.

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 ideally within the financial/ corporate sector 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.