PR Senior Account Manager/Account Director

Location
Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£40 - 43k plus benefits
Posted
21 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Nov 2020
Ref
31020
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Are you a proactive self-starting PR professional with curiosity at your core, an eye for a story and a passion for automotive? If so, this could be the role for you.

We are looking for an Senior Account Manager/Account Director looking for the next step in their comms career. The role is to support a new Pan-European automotive OEM client in the premium market, working in close alignment with marketing, product planning, agency partners, and other key regional and global functions to develop and deploy integrated strategic communications programmes for the client.  Regular travel to key European markets in normal times.

  •  Responsible for the overall execution of rolling 12-month strategic PR communication plans
  •  Help to develop the long-term communications plan, with a holistic PR approach including print, broadcast, online, social media and events
  • Be the point person for the clients, including PR, Marketing and Events, including related agency partners
  • Coordinate and manage local market activity, working directly with the client and local market consultants to maximise results
  • Team management and motivation to ensure that the team meets the client brief, including deadlines and goals to a standard that is expected

The Successful Applicant

  • Agency experience preferred
  • Experience with automotive and/or tech brands preferred
  • Interest in cars would be beneficial
  • Passionate about good, simple PR
  • An appetite for progression and leading by example across all CSR matters
  • Quick learner, adaptable and pragmatic thinker, whilst being tenacious, results driven and resilient
  • Able to make recommendations to the client and senior team members
  • Ability to work in a fluid and fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to support the agency in its growth