Senior PR Associate Director - Food & Drink brands

Hartigan Recruitment
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious PR Associate Director to join an established food & drink PR agency and contribute to the continued success and growth of the agency.

With a range of well-known food & drink brands and other consumer clients on their impressive client roster, this agency are experts in their field, executing exciting PR campaigns and developing thought leading insight in the PR industry. They are part of a wider integrated communications group of over 120 people, with skills lying in events, experiential, branding and marketing. There is the opportunity for client crossover and the feel of a large agency, with a smaller PR team.

The agency’s open plan loft style offices are light and airy, and have a friendly, busy feel with early finish Fridays and frequent team nights out. Other benefits include 24 days holiday, on top of Xmas and bank holidays, a season ticket loan, pension and a summer holiday!

This role will require the successful Senior PR Associate Director to work directly with the Managing Director on the day-to-day running of the agency as well as playing an integral role in its ambitious plans to expand. They will need to be inquisitive and determined in their approach, have a creative mind and a proven understanding of all media channels of the digital era!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of 12 or more, including mentoring, coaching and developing staff members
  • Working with the account teams to grow existing business
  • Acting as a high-level point of client contact and offering client counsel
  • Working across the agency’s entire portfolio, including strategy and execution
  • Extensive new business including generating, leading and delivering successful pitches
  • Working directly with the Managing Director on all aspect of day-to-day and wider agency management and planning
  • Managing business P&L

As well as a very competitive salary, there is the potential opportunity down the line for the Senior PR Associate Director to earn equity in the business and to join the Board of Directors. This role would suit a dedicated and knowledgeable PR Associate Director who is looking to be an indispensable member of a fantastic team in an exciting and growing agency.

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Hartigan Recruitment Limited is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.