AF Selection Ltd

PR Account Director

Location
Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
04 Dec 2018
Ref
1909
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management, B2B, B2C, PR and Communications
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

In terms of culture, company performance & future potential & location - you'll be hard pushed to beat this one! Based smack in the heart of Manchester, you'll be joining an innovative & uber successful agency that is doing extremely well, and picking up more than their fair share of awards. They're relatively new, but full of first class PR & marketing professionals that collectively, are performing brilliantly, making a fair bit of noise, and to join now is pretty much the perfect time.

The role

The uniqueness of this role is that you will work as part of a close-knit & vibrant team developing and implementing dynamic communications campaigns on behalf of an impressive stable of B2B & consumer clients. Sectors range from architects, property developers, manufacturers, food & drink, law firms through to construction companies and banks.

You will manage and develop strategic objectives for a team of PR professionals and you will be accountable for the success of this small team and have the ultimate responsibility for ensuring that clients feel they are getting consistently good consultancy advice and value. In addition, you will be involved in bringing in new business, handling market and client research, project managing the production of communications collateral, and developing creative communications strategies to meet a wide range of challenges and new business development.

Without question, this is a hands-on role and you will be immersed in all sorts of campaigns as well as having the opportunity to play a significant part in the future growth and development of the agency.

What we're looking for

Due to the size and nature of the agency, we'd ideally like someone that is within a B2B agency environment, ideally as an experienced senior account manager or account director. You will already be a seasoned communications practitioner and media operator, with experience of managing multiple client projects in order to deliver UK-wide campaigns, which means a passion for achieving results is essential.

Needless to say, you should possess excellent interpersonal skills, be confident in identifying and pitching news and feature ideas, at home with digital and social media and be committed to adding value to our client relationships. You should also possess excellent people skills and be adept at applying these in various situations, whether it's at a networking event, hosting a cross-agency meeting or managing junior members of your team.

What's on offer

They are offering a very competitive salary, which will most likely be around c£40,000 + great benefits and a true opportunity to work across a diversity of clients and campaigns that will add significant value and kudos to your career and personal development. For a better insight, please feel free to call Simon on 0161 425 7352 or email your details cross for consideration.

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