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Account Director (Consumer & Lifestyle)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Account Director to join our team in Bristol, working with some of the best names in the business which involve respected consumer, trade and food brands.

Location

Bristol

Salary

£Competitive + outstanding benefits

A little about us…

We’re the largest PR and communications agency in the South West, in fact we were recently awarded ‘Large consultancy of the year’ by PRCA Dare. We’re a 50-strong team of some of the most talented, dedicated and passionate people in the business. Ours is a culture where everyone belongs and where openness, diverse thinking, experiences and backgrounds are truly valued.

We’re also part of the mission, an international marketing, technology and communications group made up of 16 agencies and over 1,000 employees. Our scale means that we can invest heavily in your professional growth so that you can excel in your career. We help people reach their full potential through education, skills training, teamwork and individual coaching – all within a supportive and fun environment.

So, do you feel like you need a new challenge? Want to progress your career? Fancy getting some interesting, high-profile clients on your books? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Account Director to join us, working with some of the best names in the business which involve respected consumer, trade and food brands.

What will I be doing?

  • Creative integrated multi-channel thinking and knowledge of how to join off line and online media and strategies
  • Directing and managing teams to ensure they achieve their objectives
  • Strong presentation and consultancy skills
  • Draft, develop and implement client proposals and oversee organic growth
  • Review the work of your PR account teams to ensure it is accurate, in line with strategic objectives and of the required quality
  • Manage the client accounts, ensuring work is completed within agreed budgets
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of the client’s business and the sector in which they operate
  • Immerse in the industry and personalities involved
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships as well as relationships beyond the core contacts to ensure existing and new business opportunities are maximised
  • Help progress proactive and reactive new business opportunities

What will I need?

Excellent communication and organisational skills are a given in this role. You will be self-motivated with the ability to inspire others, be flexible, and have first class abilities in time management, to manage your own time and that of others.

And in return…

People are integral to our success and because of this, we focus on keeping them happy and healthy. This is reflected in all the great stuff we’ve created for the team from long service awards, healthcare plans and enviable holiday allowances.

  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank holidays and Christmas shut down)
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme of up to 5 days per year
  • Additional 5 days’ holiday on your 5th anniversary year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and development programme
  • Well-being programme inc. weekly fruit delivery, eye-care vouchers
  • Refer a friend and new business incentives
  • Medical cash plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.

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