Public Relations Account Director

Recruiter
Recruitment Direct Leominster Limited
Location
Leominster, Herefordshire
Salary
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1266822878
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a great individual whom would like the opportunity to work with our client, a creative forward thinking public relations agency.

Specialising in food, agriculture and rural industries, they pride themselves on their long-term client relationships and the ability to offer a broad range of services. With a fun working environment and an ethos for team working, professional development and being the best they can be.

Job purpose: The role requires the candidate to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced agency environment, 'spinning lots of plates' and bringing exceptional time management and people skills to the role.

Key responsibilities:
  • Head-up and provide direction to a large portfolio of clients, including consulting upon, developing and driving major campaigns
  • Lead and mentor a team showcasing strong management, leadership and people skills
  • Build relationships with clients to become a trusted confidant
  • Strategically approach client campaigns, showcasing a depth of communications and industry knowledge
  • Take a pivotal internal role, including a position within the senior management team.
  • Take over-all responsibility of client budgeting and responsibility of fees within the client portfolio
  • Ultimate responsibility for all client outputs, will require press, copy writing and proofing skills, with strong attention to detail

Person Specification:
  • Self-driven, highly motivated and results focused, the candidate will require high quality standards and be able to manage their own workload.
  • Team player who can effectively delegate with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Must be an experienced communications professional and have in depth knowledge of the marketing matrix.
  • An understanding of the rural marketplace would be advantageous, as would previous agency experience
  • The role may require the candidate to spend one or two nights away per month and on occasions work hours may be extended.
  • Must have a full driving licence
  • Must be adept in use of MS Office Suite
  • Confident in budgeting and relish having responsibility for client budgets
  • People-management skills, experience and natural management ability will be useful
  • Experience in coaching teams in writing skills and proof reading is preferred

Package:

Full or part time considered. Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 pro-rata depending upon experience.

23 days holiday + Bank Holidays pro-rata

All applicants applying for this role must provide a covering letter with their application.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87994639

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