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This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Director to join one of the most influential global PR agencies based in London, with multi-sector disciplines, within its Finance and Professional Services Division.
The agency delivers highly creative and big budget strategic integrated campaigns for major iconic global brands in the financial and professional services sector.
Due to exceptional growth within its Finance & Professional Services division this agency is looking to hire a truly exceptional Senior Account Director to work on high-profile financial and professional services clients.
If you are an Account Director with big brand financial / professional services PR experience in an agency and looking to progress your career at one of the top consultancies - this is the perfect role for you!
As Senior Account Director you will have a passion for and detailed knowledge of the financial and professional services sector as well as outstanding press contacts in the city, financial, national and trade media.
The role will provide the opportunity to work on multi-stakeholder campaigns in the UK and internationally.
The successful candidate will be able to manage account teams, campaigns, budgets and client expectations. The Senior Account Director will also be experienced in devising and implementing creative PR campaigns and know how to utilise digital and social media as part of an integrated approach.
The ideal candidate will also be a strong and persuasive communicator with exceptional writing and presentation skills, and have the gravitas to inspire confidence and provide strategic counsel to clients at board director level.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Management of multiple high-profile financial & professional services accounts
- Devising creative and strategic integrated PR campaigns in the UK and internationally
- Management and mentoring of junior team members
- Campaign, budget and client management
- Outstanding communication skills and ability to participate in business development
The Senor PR Account Director will have a solid background in delivering integrated PR campaigns for high profile clients in the financial services and professional services sectors and come from a top PR agency. Experience with asset management and pensions would also be advantageous.
The successful Senior Account Director will be a slick operator who can manage clients at a senior level as well as campaign budgets and teams to deliver exceptional results.
This agency has funky offices in central London provides excellent training and career development opportunities and a generous salary £50-55k + bonus and benefits.
May & Stephens acts as an “employment agency” in relation to this vacancy.
May and Stephens Recruitment 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