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Role: PR Account Director to join creative Content and PR agency
Company: BrandContent
Location: London or Cardiff
Job description:

BrandContent is a creative content marketing and PR agency. We’re award-winning with an impressive client list and a brilliant team. We’re looking for a PR Account Director to join us taking responsibility for some of our largest accounts.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the managing director, you will predominantly work with clients across B2B & B2C in the health, technology and financial services sectors from established FTSE 100 brands, challenger brands to early-stage tech start-ups. You’ll be able to create consumer stories for nationals and will be equally at home placing stories in trade press. You’ll be working with Admiral Insurance, the Harley Street Medical Area, government, FairFX to name a few key clients.

A typical day could see you devising consumer campaigns and executing them, managing the team, supporting on sell-ins and other PR programmes deliverables as well as ensuring our clients are happy. You’ll set the direction for client strategies, working on pitches for new clients and helping secure new business.

Who you are

You’ll have an excellent background in securing top tier media coverage and can do this with ease, but you’ll also work in an integrated way from experiential, events, content, social and marketing campaigns generally and your digital skill-set must be extremely strong giving you the perfect blend of traditional and digital skills.

This role will suit a self-starter and only candidates that set themselves the highest standards, need apply. We are really looking for an outstanding individual who can hit the ground running, has boundless ideas, creativity, enthusiasm and is digitally progressive. We are an ambitious agency and are looking for a candidate with a can-do and positive attitude.

Day-to-day

  • Leading on key PR accounts for the agency
  • Manage senior account manager + Senior Account Exec
  • Budget management
  • Client management
  • Working alongside the social and content team on campaigns
  • Developing strong relationships with key media and nurturing existing ones
  • Driving media relations & supporting press offices on behalf of clients
  • Communicating with clients & managing accounts, campaigns & projects to a high standard
  • Crisis comms when appropriate
  • Preparing regular client reports & attending client meetings
  • Working as part of a team to develop client proposals & attend pitches
  • Organising & attending events (eg. press conferences & promotional events)

Who you are

  • +7 years’ agency experience
  • Educated to a minimum of degree level or equivalent
  • Passionate about PR
  • Highly ambitious
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Creative – our campaigns aim to be top notch– our clients have high expectations
  • Great interpersonal skills required to liaise with clients, high-profile media & stakeholders
  • Excellent written communication skills
    A passionate, energetic and enthusiastic approach with strong initiative
    Experience in financial services

We are interested in only top performers who are ambitious, driven and want to get ahead and make a real impact in their industry.

For this particular role, we’re looking for an individual with professional services experience and ideally financial services experience.

What we offer

You’ll get a competitive salary, 33 days holiday. Allocated training budget. Pension scheme, bonus, relaxed dress code, £100 wedding vouchers. Friday drinks. A fun and motivating environment where you’ll be able to work at the top of your game without the red tape.

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