Account Director - PR / Marcomms

We are on the hunt for an energetic and enthusiastic Account Director to join this full-service Marketing Agency based in the heart of Birmingham. We need you to bring fresh ideas and leadership to this award-winning and well recognised Marketing Agency!

SALARY: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience

BENEFITS:

-Potential for travel abroad
-Extended Christmas break
-Extra day holiday for your birthday
-Childcare Vouchers
-Free Parking

LOCATION: Birmingham

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Birmingham, West Bromwich, Stourbridge, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, West Midlands,

JOB SPECIFICATION: Account Director – PR/Marcomms

The company requires an experienced Account Director to oversee strategic counsel and direction to a multi-disciplinary team delivering excellent client relations and the implementation of integrated strategies.

Consequently, the successful Account Director will help uphold the agency’s reputation for creativity and quality, overseeing the following areas:

-Encourage and foster innovative approaches – encouraging collaboration among team members and challenging concepts of multi-channel story telling.
-Be a leader and champion of all aspects of Public Relations – harnessing the full potential of social media and online opportunities.
-To deliver expert writing services across disciplines such as press releases, feature articles, white paper and blogs.
-Devise agency briefs that deliver an intelligent approach to research and campaign planning.
-Act as an escalation point – resolving any issues that may arise in a professional manner, ensuring the highest level of standards are maintained.
-Create weekly and monthly evaluations, delivering regular status reports.
-Attend new business opportunities and pitches
-Take ownership of the Client’s experience, engaging with several stakeholders at any one time.
Overall, we want an Account Director who can bring our client services and PR to life, turning our customers’ experiences into compelling stories that have far-reaching impacts on their businesses.

REQUIREMENTS: Account Director – PR/Marcomms

To be successful as the Account Director, you will have proven success managing high-profile B2B accounts – delivering strategic and innovative solutions within a Marketing Agency. You will be customer-focused, with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. It is important you will have the ability to advise and influence key decision makers.

Overall, the Account Director will also have the following attributes:

-Extensive senior PR or Marcomms experience of managing high-profile clients
-An understanding of how digital and social media relate to PR
-The ability to multi-task and prioritise various accounts in a deadline driven environment
-Experience in leading and winning new business by leading company pitches
-Excellent man-management skills, leading a team by example and motivating others around you
-Degree educated or professionally qualified

THE COMPANY: Account Director – PR / Marcomms

This is a great time to join this multi award-winning agency as the Account Director. They are a full-service marketing agency who have an established a reputation for delivering first class marketing and consumer solutions to an expanding portfolio of customers. Based in Birmingham, working out of modern offices, they’re always pushing boundaries to deliver exciting and ground-breaking content for their clients. Therefore, this an incredibly exciting time to join this unique agency as the Account Director overseeing some of their most influential accounts!

PROSPECTS:

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Account Manager / Account Director / Client Relationship Manager / B2B Marketing / PR / Content / Social Media

INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Joel Barnett quoting reference JKB14866 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683321 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.