Account Director

Account Director opportunity with a Leading PR and Communications Agency.

Your new company
Our Client is a global communications agency in the business of moving people. They guide client partners to powerful, culturally relevant ideas, programs and messages that inspire their key stakeholders to think differently, feel deeply and act urgently.

Your new role
We are currently seeking a creative and passionate Account Director for our client to join their Consumer team, working on some of Australia’s biggest brands. Based in Sydney or Brisbane office, the AD will be working alongside the Consumer Practice Director and team across brands in the travel & tourism, FMCG and lifestyle space.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate excellence in both the craft of communications and client consulting skills
  • Driving creative and “earned-plus” thinking for consumer brands, making sure client stories are relevant to earned media on a national and state level
  • Remaining on-trend across the consumer space, taking an active interest in our client’s business to pre-empt opportunities, issues and providing ongoing strategic counsel
  • Provide thought-leadership when it comes to industry trends, social and content marketing, updating the agency on beneficial happenings and campaigns for our clients
  • Digital, social media and influencer savvy with an understanding and passion across a range of social media platforms and the influencer space
  • Participate in new business development and take ownership of portions of new business proposals under the guidance of senior management
  • Guide, coach and inspire junior staff to develop media contacts and strategies
  • Work with senior leaders to manage your team, allocate resources for agency profitability and identify opportunities to grow existing accounts
  • Manage quality implementation for the client portfolio within budget and timelines

What you'll need to succeed

  • decent experience in the consumer communications industry. PR agency experience is favourable
  • Experience and understanding of working with large multi-national consumer companies
  • Ability to lead teams and work streams simultaneously
  • Impeccable communication and presentation skills

What you'll get in return
They are a dynamic and passionate team committed to each other and doing great work for their clients. Despite being spread right across the country, with team members in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, they are a tight-knit bunch.

  • Career development through ongoing, industry leading professional development and training.
  • Contributions towards your phone bill
  • Additional holidays including your birthday off
  • An active company social events program
  • Additional leave during Summer
  • Annual anniversary rewards to say thank you for your loyalty
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Employee assistance program which offers confidential counselling support

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2670793

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Advertising, Media and PR
Location
NSW, Sydney CBD
Specialism
Marketing
Pay
competitive Salary
Ref:
2670793

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Verena Colling, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 0290496911

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