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PR Account Director – Consumer

A diverse culmination of creatives, strategists and publicists who harness the power of social change to bring their creative campaigns to new heights. This is an agency that is never afraid to push boundaries.

Key points of interest

  • Ref Number: 751
  • Industry Section: Brand/Consumer
  • Salary: £43,000 - £53,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Specialism: Public Relations
  • Agency or In-house: Agency
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The agency launched in 2015 with the vision of embracing social change by navigating its portfolio of clients through playful, progressive, and opinionated campaigns.

The agency are strong believers in using change as an opportunity to make a statement. They’re a small agency who pack a punch of a big agency. Often finding a passion for seeing an opportunity where others don’t, they have crafted a team of passionate and imaginative individuals who bring a no-holds-barred approach to creativity, with their hard work resulting in a series of awards being earned, such as:

  • Winners of the Creative Moment Awards 2020 for Creative Agency of the Year
  • Winners of the Drum Marketing Awards 2020 for best B2C integrated campaign
  • Winners of the Drum Marketing Awards 2021 for Most Effective Use of Content

With a vast portfolio of clients, this agency works across several disciplines such as film, music, technology, entertainment, and hospitality to name a few. Their client work is truly representative of the creativeness of the agency its their values.

Client work includes:

  • Charity Work – working with charities through digital platforms in a cost-effective manner to garner support for nurses and doctors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Using geolocation and digital mediums, the campaign landed positive coverage in national newspapers and websites.
  • Experiential – when working with one of the UK’s most popular cider companies, the agency developed an activation that saw the creation of a large-scale ‘mountain’ that took consumers on a journey through the history of the brand. The structure combined media with music, from digital screens to live DJ’s.
  • Technology – working with a leading mobile network provider to change the way consumers invest in Black Friday. They led a campaign highlighting the importance of being sustainable and refurbishing old items, with the bid to encourage people to spend less money and instead reuse their old items. A super successful campaign that garnered an online readership of 914 million, 500k engagement through social posts, and even helped the client win an award.

 

Culture & Benefits

This agency houses a collaborative and nurturing environment, valuing their employees’ wellbeing and health at all times while giving them plenty of opportunities to develop their skills through group yoga sessions and art passes.

With this agency, you’ll feel like you are being looked after. With their pledge to be a diverse workforce full of like-minded people who bring innovative and creative ideas to the table. Each month all of their employees gather to share their thoughts on current affairs and trends, giving everyone a fresh perspective on the world and helping them deliver more creative work.

Some of their employee benefits include:

  • 27 days holiday – including the Christmas period off
  • Hybrid working – 2 days in the office, prioritising Thursdays for team meetings
  • Art Pass Subscription – encouraging employees to see exhibitions and explore their creative outlets
  • Health and Wellbeing – regular team yoga sessions along with a subscription to the Calm App
  • Socials – monthly team lunches as well as regular social events and Christmas parties

 

About the job

  • This Account Director role will see you working with clients through different channels, from being a media event to a large scale activation
  • You will be required to manage several projects and juggle multiple clients at one time, managing expectations and ensuring a high quality of work is achieved
  • Analyse PR outcomes and interpreting data
  • Manage the PR team while at times delegating tasks and responsibilities
  • Take control of the agency budget and manage it efficiently
  • Present your findings to other clients as well as stakeholders
  • Nurture new talent and clients
  • Be a core influence on the business growth through the current portfolio of clients

 

About You

  • You will ideally be an established PR Account Director at another agency or an experienced Senior Account Manager who is ready to develop your career in a more senior role
  • You’ll have a genuine passion for the types of campaigns the agency produces and may have already worked on similar projects, with the ability to show examples of this work
  • You’ll have started to build a grounding in strategic thinking – looking at the how, what, and why of how to solve a communications challenge.
  • Your experience in client management and client counsel will be put to good use. You’ll have the ability to lead your team and clients alike.

 

For more information, please contact Will Sinclair on 07508 941466 or email [email protected] You can apply by clicking the button below.

 

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