Social Media Account Director

Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
11 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Media Account Directors on the Midlands agency scene…this is a one in a million opportunity with one of the most highly reputable Midlands agencies based just outside of Birmingham. My fantastic client is looking for top class senior social media talent to join their outstanding agency. Leading on an impressive remit of b2b and b2c accounts and growing the social media offering, this role requires a true social media gem. This growing PR agency have a fantastic reputation and have ruffled the feathers of other agencies on the Birmingham scene, winning a multitude of fantastic national accounts and producing exceptional work for their clients from both a PR and social media perspective. This is an exceptional opportunity for the successful candidate to join this growing agency at an exciting time. With huge visions for the social offering over the coming months, this is the perfect time for a senior social media bod to come in and drive the social media division to the next level. Within this highly creative, innovative and fast paced working environment the successful candidate will be surrounded by a talented team and will have extensive opportunity to grow and develop this role. The agency offers a number of additional perks including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a competitive pension scheme, dental and healthcare benefits, an annual parking permit and loads of other softer benefits including socials and other regular incentives. Key Responsibilities * Taking ownership of the agency's social offering and being an integral part of the management team, helping to strive towards their overall vision which has a huge emphasis on growing the social media offering over the coming months * Taking ownership of existing relationships, growing current accounts and spotting new business opportunities * Credibly fronting the social media division, being the most senior, credible point of contact for clients from a social perspective * Attending client meetings, pitches and proposals * Being hugely strategic, whilst also remaining hands on in the delivery of fab social media campaigns, coming up with rich content and campaign ideas Key skills * This person needs to be hugely creative and able to come up with impressive social campaigns and solutions * Someone really entrepreneurial and ambitious who has vision and drive for the social media division within this fantastic agency * Confidence and credibility as a client facer * Strong communication and leadership skills along with an ability to build excellent relationships at all levels both internally and externally This is a superb role for a current social media senior coming from wither an agency or in house background, looking for an exciting new career opportunity. The agency is based just outside central Birmingham and is commutable from across Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands. Due to the location of the agency it is not easily accessible via public transport but is an easy drive from areas such as Birmingham, Redditch, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Coventry, Worcester, Wolverhampton, Solihull, Kidderminster, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield. If you think you could be suited to this role or would like to find out more, please send your CV through today! Social Media Account Director, PR Agency, West Midlands, £35000-£45000