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Account Director - PR & Communications

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Industry: Marketing, Agency, Corporate
Job description Account Director - Public Corporate Affairs
Award Winning Global Agency
Central London

My client is an award winning global communications agency offering expertise in providing digitally-driven, creative content and integrated communications across consumer, public affairs, corporate and crisis management, technology, healthcare and research.

Offering an outstanding vibrant London Head Office experience, with free breakfast and fresh fruit (daily), weekly classes and social events, heavily subsidised gym membership, generous annual leave and pension scheme with a whole host of additional benefits. Due to expansion they are seeking an experienced Account Director to join their passionate team, fast-paced and sociable team.

The Role:
The public and corporate affairs crisis team specialises in communications when the stakes are highest, be that for big brands managing issues, international affairs or delivering creative integrated campaigns that define reputations. The team are looking for exceptional communications all 'rounders who can understand, influence and promote a company or organisation's reputation, or change perceptions of an issue, through integrated and creative campaigns with multiple workstreams.

Skills & Experience
*Proven PR/Communications and Account Director experience within an international agency or consultancy
*Experience delivering crisis preparedness and management
*Able to deliver projects and campaign end-to-end with guidance and counsel from Director or Senior Directors, and supported by our very talent junior team
*Can develop strong relationships with clients, align the agencies work to their business plan and proactively drive campaigns on their behalf
*Be the lead developer of key materials for clients such as crisis plans, messaging, positioning and Q&A documents as well as acting as chief reviewer of materials for junior team members
*Lead new business activities and pitches
*Bring and maintain a network of media, stakeholder and influencer contacts
*Excellent business acumen and interest in business and current affairs.
*Adept at delivering channel neutral campaigns across earned and owned platforms
*Prepared to travel and work closely with international offices

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual with outstanding interpersonal skills to grow their career at an agency which will offer a breadth of corporate communications work from media relations, executive coaching and training, influencer engagement, crisis preparedness and management to internal communications, digital & social media.

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