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PR Account Director – Consumer

Hop on a fast track to senior leadership as this B-Corp consumer PR agency as their new Account Director

Key points of interest

  • Location: Soho, London (hybrid)
  • Industry Section: Consumer
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Specialism: Public Relations
  • Agency or In-house: Agency
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About the agency

Our client is a B-Corp communications agency that creates exciting campaigns for a wide variety of clients occupying the travel, hospitality and wider consumer sectors.

In the past they have hosted a virtual Tour de France for one of their clients, championing D&I across Europe with a coordinated campaign; and a 360 integrated campaign for health eating, fronted by none other than Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill.

If you want to work at an agency that champions young brands with integrated campaigns and creative activations, this is a place for you.


About the role:

  • This role is for an experienced Account Director with strong Consumer experience, ideally with special focus on F+B clients. 
  • Your portfolio will sit across a range of big food, drinks, hospitality, travel and lifestyle brands.

 

About the job:

  • Client Relations: You will be managing client projects/campaigns, attending and running client meetings, as well as being the first point of contact for your clients.
  • Media Relations: You will have a strong and experienced understanding of the UK lifestyle media and F+B media scene and correspond with relevant journalists and create long-lasting relationships with them.
  • Management responsibilities: You will have excellent project management skills and be responsible for the management of juniors. You must be willing to get stuck in and get the work done.
  • Strategic: In this role, you will produce engaging press materials, social media copy and attend / present brainstorms.
  • Creative Ideation: This role will have you immersed in the consumer PR industry, writing bylines, thought leadership and more for a range of tech clients.

 

About you:

  • Experience: To be considered for this role you’ll need to be an experienced PR SAM/Account Director with at least 5-6 years of agency side experience. You’ll have strong consumer PR experience, ideally with some specific experience in the F&B and travel spaces.
  • Understanding of media: You will have a wider understanding of the consumer PR and F+B sector. You will have your finger on the pulse of the goings on and evolving trends in these spaces too.
  • Media contacts: You will have a natural gift for media relations and the ability to speak to a wide span of media with confidence. You will also have pre-existing good relationships with contacts in the media, especially with F+B writers and publications.
  • New Business: At this level, they’ll want to see you participating in new business from start to finish – having had chances to participate or even pitch and secure business in the past.
  • Who you are: You will be a positive worker with a ‘can-do’ attitude. This role requires a team player with strong interpersonal skills, emotionally intelligent, and excellent attention to detail. They’re an ambitious agency, and want to keep growing with this new AD hire.

For more information, please contact Satchit Srikanth on 07438495944 or email [email protected]. Apply by clicking the button below.

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