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PR Account Director - Work on some of the most creative consumer PR campaigns in London


We’re looking for an Account Directorfor a PR job in London.

  • Creativity is at their core & they’ve won a bunch of awards for it

  • Work with an awesome MD and help win even more awards

  • This is an agency with an inspiring entrepreneurial approach

Latte

Firstly, we completely understand the frustrations of not knowing which agency this role is for (nor the clients and brands you’d be working on). But please give us a quick call and we can reveal this to you with more insight.

First calls are always casual and commitment free. It’s just about giving you a clear understanding of the opportunity and for us to assess whether you’re the right fit for the role. We’ll provide you with upfront and honest detail to guide you in your next move.

About the agency

This agency is on a roll. They won at the most recent PR Week awards and have cleaned up at every awards ceremony they’ve entered since their short existence.

Within a short time, they’ve established themselves as a leading creative agency that delivers on strategy, not just coverage for the sake of it. They’re not interested in delivering work on boring press office functions. Rather, they want to secure coverage that has an impact and they want to ensure that it's part of a wider creative platform.

This is why, with a small team, they're winning both challenger-brand accounts and well-established accounts too. They’re masters at consultation, helping Brand Managers and Founders understand their customer better, and how to engage them.

Culture
Working for these guys really is a chance to be part of something while it’s in its exciting early stages, with big things predicted (highly emphasised by their awards cabinet).
They have a work-hard play-hard culture but they’re not a sweat shop by any means. In fact, they’re quite the opposite. They allow for flexibility of working to give everyone the rest they need to perform their best.
It’s an all hands-on deck type of place. Yes, you’ll have your own clients to focus on, but you’ll help out others when their swamped and you can expect the same back.

Training & Development
Staff are regularly encouraged to attend training courses, both internally and externally, while the whole team works on a matrix structure with no silos. You’ll work across different clients with different teammates so you get to know everyone in the office and learn from a wider bank of talent.

Awards
In the last three years since they started, they have won, or at the very least been shortlisted, for over 100 industry awards. Need we say more?

About the job

The agency is experiencing continued growth in their consumer technology and now need a PR Account Director to help lighten the workload. 

  • Provide training & develop to junior team members

  • Work closely with the Creative Director on campaign elements

  • Handle budgeting and focus on organic growth of accounts

  • Run new business pitch processes 

About you

To be considered for this role, you will need to be coming from a PR agency background where you have experience of working on consumer clients. You’ll be skilled in creating media strategies that have a strong strategic skill set that can build consumer engagement. 

Ideally you’ll have great team management skills, be able to provide examples of your client counselling abilities and show that you know how to organically grow accounts. 

You will need to show that you have an understanding of and good relationships with consumer and lifestyle  media. You will already need to be an Account Director.

Benefits

  • They offer flexible working for a good work/life balance (most people are out the door by 5.30pm).

  • Holidays are 25 days, plus 3 days over Christmas and New Year.

  • Everyone has a laptop and remote server access.

  • Bespoke gifts are handed out for exceptional work. E.g. Weekend away at Soho Farmhouse.

  • Monthly ‘Inspirational Fund’ enables staff to visit cultural events (keeping people informed and inspired. Staff are welcome to pitch for the fund if there’s something they believe will improve creativity/awareness.

  • ‘Bright Spark’ incentive means financial reward for anyone whose winning pitch idea gets activated.

  • Discretionary annual bonus.

Salary on offer is £45,000 - £50,000 + depending on experience. 

About the recruitment process with Latte

  • Send us your CV.

  • We’ll have a causal phone chat to discuss opportunity – you & Latte decide if it’s right.

  • Over coffee we’ll offer career advice and tips for securing the job (& discuss salary).

  • Your CV will be sent to client and we’ll organise first interview.

  • There’ll be a bit of back and forth to make sure everyone is on the same page.

  • Leave the rest with us and we’ll guide client and candidate to happy job offer.

Apply by sending your CV to sarah@wearelatte.com (referencing code 300) or call Sarah for a casual & confidential chat on 07727 654 292.