AF Selection Ltd

PR Account Director

Location
Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
18 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Ref
1123
Industry Sector
Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

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 / corporate team. This role, without question, will provide your career with an incredible opportunity to grow and develop.

The role

Firstly, let's start by saying that this role will offer you plenty of scope to grow and develop, both personally and professionally. As PR Account Director, you'll lead a team of consultants and oversee a selection of PR, digital, and social media campaigns across a diverse range of products, from current accounts, mortgages, and savings, to personal loans, credit card, and personal insurance for some of the UK's best-known financial brands. In this role, you'll be reporting directly to the Senior PR Account Director and will head up a team of seven, inclusive of Account Executives and Account Managers who also specialise in the finance sector. On a daily 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.

What we're looking for

For this particular higher level role, we are looking for an experienced PR practitioner that is competent in handling national and trade media, digitally savvy, keen to explore new tools and technologies. You'll also be adept at 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 has a track record in 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 first-class agency who work a plethora of respectable brands. 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 and £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.

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