Consumer PR Account Director – Senior Account Director – full or part time


Published: 4 January 2021

Reference: BCHS706
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40-50K

My client is a well established and respected Manchester based PR Agency, who is looking to appoint a new Consumer Account Director or Senior Account Director for their award winning team.

They are happy to look at some on either a full time or part time basis and the working logistics long term will be a mix of office and home working.

The clients cover FMCG and include big brand national consumer clients.

What we are ideally looking for:
• Someone with an agency background but would consider in-house
• Someone with experience of working on family or pre-school brands
• Someone with incredible client handling skills
• These are challenging accounts with large budgets and a big team to manage so experience in these areas are essential

Key Responsibilities
• Provide senior leadership to develop and drive both the PR and business strategy
• Ensure the successful execution of PR and digital campaigns
• Maintain excellent client relationships with senior client leads to ensure client satisfaction
• Coach and develop the agency team as they progress in their careers
• Identify growth opportunities with existing clients and generate new business opportunities, meetings and pitches
• Work closely with the social media and design team to deliver campaigns that encompass creative, social and media partnerships
• Manage projects to ensure they are on time, on budget and to brief
• Monitor project profitability across accounts

Key Skills and Experience
• Excellent client handling at a senior level
• Proven track record of successfully implementing PR and social campaigns for a broad range of clients
• Creativity and ability to use industry insights to develop new campaigns
• 5+ years experience in a fast-paced agency
• Solid financial management skills
• Passion for coaching and developing a team
• Experience of working with family or children’s brands would be an advantage but not essential

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