AF Selection Ltd

PR Account Director - Consumer

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£35000 - £42000 per annum
07 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
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. You will be joining their successful consumer team. This role, without question, will provide your career with an incredible opportunity to grow and develop.

The role

Reporting directly to the Senior Account Director you will lead a six-strong team of account execs and Account Managers and oversee PR, digital and social media campaigns for clients in FMCG, retail, financial services and consumer technology. You will work closely with the agency leadership team to deliver the latest thinking in consumer PR across multiple channels and are expected to have good audience and strategic planning experience.

What we're looking for

For this particular higher level account Director 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 consumer sector and who has a track record for delivering successful creative campaigns for major companies and brands within the consumer audience.

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.