Senior Account Director – PR

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Account Director – PR

Splendid Communications is looking for an exceptional PR Account Director working in partnership with the agency's biggest client: UK’s favourite retailer, to create retained and project work for seasonal campaigns.

You will report directly to Splendid’s MD and will demonstrate strong leadership and project management skills.

This role will position you on the senior team at Splendid and give you an opportunity to contribute to the agency in a significant way.

Responsibilities:

  • Client Management:
  • Building on our trusted partner status and regularly engaging with your client to keep them up to date with projects and results.
  • Manage multiple brand managers and stakeholders and their unique needs
  • Work in a highly detailed manner to ensure total clarity on strategy and planning
  • Team Management:
  • Playing a clear leadership role as a representative of the Splendid senior management team, internally and externally
  • Leading, motivating and developing the team to ensure that they produce creative, high quality work for our clients
  • Develop and own the (internal and external) training and development schedule for the team
  • Industry Knowledge: Being up to date with market trends and competitors’ activities
  • Account Development:
  • Agreeing budgets and billing schedule, SoW and, KPIs before any work begins
  • Completing the Client Overview doc and making sure that everyone working on the account has the necessary Account Induction to ensure consistency and effective client management
  • New Business:
  • Supporting the new business team in pitches and leading the Pitch Process
  • Identifying new client opportunities within existing or past client groups via the Client Partnership Programme
  • Representing the agency at external events and ensure brand acknowledgement

Skills:

  • 5 years’ experience in PR within retail/FMCG from an agency background
  • Experience in campaign management, paid social and/or digital performance.
  • Strong attention to detail and very strong project management skills.
  • People management

http://www.splendidcomms.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Work-With-Us.pdf

 

All CVs should be sent to Vertical Advantage only. Any CVs sent to Splendid Communications will be forwarded to Vertical Advantage

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