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PR Account Director
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Rebecca Abigail are hiring in their award winning PR team due to continued growth.

£40,000 - £50,000
London - Soho
Benefits
Holiday Allowance:
28 days plus bank holidays
Cycle To Work Scheme
Wellbeing
New Business Bonus
Financial Rewards
Company-Wide Vacation Or Retreat
Big budget
Adoption/Fertility Assistance
Big budget
Development Days
Training & Development
Gym Membership Reimbursement*
Wellbeing
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
Wellbeing
Pension
Financial Rewards
Offsite Team-Building
Culture
Maternity and Paternity Leave
Family friendly
Full Job Info

Rebecca Abigail is a leading communications agency dedicated to telling the story of the world’s most trailblazing brands such as Hinge, Calm, and what3words.

As a small agency, they hustle hard to win big client accounts and wow them with the standard of work you would expect from a large agency. The team is a close-knit group of hard-working, innovative thinkers, all of whom prefer to work in an agile and adaptable environment.

The agency is going through a very exciting growth period and with a number of new account wins under their belt, they are now on the hunt for a strong, self-assured Account Director who is ready to take a step up and lead on and oversee the day-to-day management of a number of exciting accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading and managing a team of PR professionals and account managers, providing career counsel, professional development support, monitoring and performance reviews
  • Identifying training needs where required
  • Managing new accounts along with existing ones
  • Key contact for clients.
  • Overseeing media strategy and account development
  • Providing support for agency growth and development of new business pipeline
  • Achieving exceptional outcomes for current clients and managing an extended portfolio ensuring consistency of service is delivered in line with company policy
  • Championing the agency values and brand
  • Developing senior press relationships and managing contacts with key commentators, industry spokespeople and sector influencers
  • Offering crisis management and counsel to clients and extending networking opportunities
  • Overseeing provision of account resources
  • Formulating business strategy in conjunction with other directors
  • Reporting to the board and providing high-level data analysis

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Leadership and management skills within a PR environment
  • Talent development expertise
  • Senior experience within a PR agency or in-house position
  • Business development abilities with a track record of success
  • Experienced at winning new clients and pitching for business
  • Keen networker and adept at building relationships with key influencers and industry spokespeople
  • Proven ability to present complex industry information to target audiences
  • Expertise at handling a range of media to place products, grow brands, or pitch for new customers
  • Excellent project management skills with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to analyse complex data and interpret it for a range of audiences
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and delegation skills
  • Business acumen with the ability to communicate across departments and represent PR at a senior level within the business

BENEFITS:

Competitive salary
New business bonus
28 days holiday
Competitive parental leave package
Monthly ClassPass subscription
Great training opportunities and career progression
Modern Soho office

Agile Working Policy

3 days a week in the office - 2022 may look to bring the team together more moving to 4 days a week in the new office!

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