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PR Account Director

Job Title / Position: PR Account Director

Job Ref no: PRACCDIR

Branch Location: Commercial Northampton

Work Location: Buckingham

Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 p/a plus benefits

Shifts / Hours: Monday 8.30am-5.30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am-5.

Job Description:

Due to expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PR Account Director to join a leading PR agency in an idyllic countryside location in Buckingham.

Salary - 35,000 - 45,000 p/a plus benefits
Hours – Monday 8.30am-5.30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am-5.30pm and Friday 9.00am-5.00pm.

As an experienced account director, you will be working with the account managers, working across a variety of accounts, helping clients by managing their campaigns to ensure maximum success. You will be a forward thinking, enthusiastic individual, passionate about PR and looking to take the next step on your PR journey.

Main Duties and Responsibilities –
* Manage the team of account managers on daily basis
* Keep a track of client profitability
* Keeping in mind the 6-month plan, always being one step ahead
* Ensure all clients’ needs are being met by the account managers
* Delivering successful and captivating communications using content creation and multi-channel tactics.
* Liaise with third party suppliers
* Manage project budgets
* Support the writing and planning of clients’ strategies
* Communicate updates to other members of the team
* Keep up to date with all social media platforms and industry trends
* Ensure quality work is carried out in line with the clients’ requirements

Essential Skills and Attributes –
* Experience in writing and express pitching
* Experience of managing a team of people
* Agency experience
* A thorough understanding of the communications mix, from traditional to online, social and paid.
* Have a sound knowledge of the different forms of content, from video animations to infographics
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage budgets
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent project management skills
* Experienced in dealing with blue chip clients
* Must like dogs as there is an office dog

Date Advertised: 01 April 2018

Date Closes: 01 June 2018

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Gemma Williams - please call 01604 970370 or email your CV to


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