PR Account Director

Posted 15 March by Fortyplus People

Our Client is an innovative B2B Technology PR Agency, also ranked in B2B Marketing's Top UK B2B PR Agencies 2018 and working as an in-sourced Team to deliver tangible results for their Customers.

Due to expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PR Account Director to join their vibrant, fun and dog-loving team, in an idyllic countryside location in Buckingham.

As an experienced Account Director, you will be working across a variety of accounts, helping Clients by strategically directing and managing their campaigns to ensure maximum success. You will be a forward thinking, enthusiastic individual, passionate about PR and looking to take the next step on your PR journey.

The PR Account Director responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the team of Account Managers daily
  • Ensure we are the Client’s Agency of choice
  • Keep track of Client profitability
  • Ensure all Clients’ needs are being met by the Account Managers
  • Delivering successful and captivating communications using content creation and multi-channel tactics
  • Liaise with third party suppliers
  • Manage project budgets
  • Support the writing and planning of Clients’ strategies
  • Communicate updates to other members of the team
  • Keep up to date with all social media platforms and industry trends
  • Ensure quality work is carried out in line with the clients’ requirements

The ideal candidate will have / be:

  • Previous and current Agency experience at Director level, or looking for that next step
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Experience in writing and express pitching
  • A thorough understanding of the communications mix, from traditional to online, social and paid
  • Have a sound knowledge of the different forms of content, from video animations to infographics
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage budgets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Confident and experienced in dealing with blue chip Clients
  • Must like dogs as there is an office dog

Additional Information:

  • B2B Technology PR experience is desirable
  • A related degree is desirable

Hours -

  • Monday 8.30am-5.30pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am-5.30pm
  • Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Previous Applicants need not apply.

Required skills

  • B2B
  • PR
  • Social Media
  • Technology
  • Account Director

Application questions

Do you have PR Agency Experience?
Do you have B2B experience?

Reference: 33598806

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