PUBLIC RELATIONS ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Recruiter
Redfox Executive Selection Ltd
Location
Leominster, Herefordshire
Salary
£40000 - £45000/annum To attract the best
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1240769673
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
PUBLIC RELATIONS ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - MATERNITY COVER

BASED LEOMINSTER, HEREFORDSHIRE

FULL OR PART TIME CONSIDERED.£40,000 - £45,000 PRO-RATA DEPENDING UPON EXPERIENCE.

23 DAYS HOLIDAY + BANK HOLIDAYS PRO-RATA

Our client is creatively very special! They are a highly innovative, responsive and forward-thinking public relations agency specialising in food, farming and rural industries. They pride themselves on their long-term client relationships and offer a broad range of services. With a working environment that is fun with an ethos for team working, professional development and being the best that they can be.

They are looking for a key individual to join them as Public Relations Account Directorfor a 12-month contract to cover maternity leave. The role requires you to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced agency environment, 'spinning lots of plates' and to bring your exceptional time management and people skills to the business!

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 comms and industry knowledge

* Take a pivotal internal role, including a position within the senior management team

* Take over-all control of client budgeting and responsibility of fees within the client portfolio

* Ultimate responsibility for all client outputs, will require press, copywriting and proofing skills, with strong attention to detail

Person profile:

* Personality: Self-driven, highly motivated and results focussed, the candidate will require high quality standards and be able to manage their own workload. Must be a team player who can effectively delegate with outstanding interpersonal skills

* Specific job 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

* Personal situation: 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 driving licence

* Computer skills: Must be adept in use of MS Office

* Literacy and numeracy: Must be confident in budgeting and relish having responsibility for client budgets

* Management ability: People-management skills, experience and natural management ability will be useful. Experience in coaching teams in writing skills and proofreading is preferred

This is a great role with a great business with great prospects! To find our more apply via this website or call Max MacGillivray on (phone number removed) quoting Ref: 5174M

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