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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR| Consumer, Personal Finance

Employer
Carter Ferris
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This award winning, independently run and employee-owned PR shop, who're always voted as a great place to work in the Sunday Times top 100 is looking for an Account Director, with Personal Finance and Consumer Brand/Retail experience. You don't have to be London based, although the team is based in London, this agency is keen to attract PR's from across the country.

If you, are an ambitious Senior Account Manager or already an Account Director who is frustrated by a lack of recognition and status, then this PR agency could be the one for you?

They are on the lookout for a confident Account Director with a background in consumer brand, retail, (possibly) some travel experience and personal finance sector experience specifically

In return you will find a workplace that offers a hard to better benefits package, including a joining fee* and the perfect opportunity for someone who relishes the chance to advise organisations and lead on client programmes and teams.

The Role
  • Offer robust account direction and team management
  • Develop the existing consumer-based portfolio
  • Overall client servicing and planning and to provide media consultancy to clients
  • Strategic development and organic growth of B2C client portfolio
  • Actively listen to client needs and communicate this to the teams
  • Take managed risks; not afraid to try new things to create compelling campaigns
  • Work on new business, develop new prospects, take an active role on pitches for consumer clients
  • Coach, mentor and support junior team members

Experience
  • A real passion and understanding for consumer PR
  • Expertise in personal finance would be useful
  • Good level of technical understanding and natural curiosity about emerging industry trends
  • Strong writer and proactive communicator
  • Skilled team leader and mentor as well as willingness to 'roll your sleeves up'
  • Confident in fronting the account team and giving strategic counsel to clients
  • Experienced in handling new business

*Following successful three month probation a £1k joining fee is offered
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