Senior Account Director – Consumer Issues/Social Purpose

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£55,000 - £65,000 + industry leading benefits package
Posted
04 Mar 2019
Closes
04 Apr 2019
Industry
PR
Discipline
Account Director
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This globally networked agency is part of one of the world’s largest communication groups and one of the most famous names in the industry, constantly setting new standards with its work. With a diverse mix of talent across communications, strategy, content and publishing, they excel in providing award winning, insight led campaigns for their clients.

What’s nice about this agency is that there are teams of 6-12 people with specific sector expertise, meaning that each team is like a mini agency in itself. As a result you get the best of both worlds: a close knit, friendly team vibe but with all the benefits and resources of a large agency.

The Role – Senior Account Director

We are looking for a consumer Senior Account Director who is passionate about consumer and social issues, to work on a varied, meaty range of clients and projects.  Some of their campaigns involve supporting foundations in the fight against plastics, encouraging consumers to be more energy efficient and working on government-backed campaigns around low carbon emissions. All for top, blue chip brands of course.

Our ideal candidate will have a solid background in media relations with national print and broadcast contacts, with experience in consumer issues and trends and the ability to create and deliver campaigns that grab attention.

Key responsibilities/attributes:

  • Solid communications experience gained delivering multi-disciplinary campaign work for heavyweight clients
  • A natural publicist, with the ability to identify compelling story angles for media and craft creative narratives that generate relevant, on-brand coverage for clients
  • A strategic thinker with an interest in business, media & politics
  • Content and publishing strategy development across social and traditional media platforms

In return:

  • Competitive salary up to £65,000 DOE
  • 28 days annual holiday for each full year worked plus three discretionary days between Christmas and New Year 

  • Group life assurance scheme (4 x basic salary) 

  • Discounted holiday travel insurance 

  • Access to company doctor – available for emergencies and second opinions if required 

  • Childcare voucher scheme 

  • Heavily subsidised bar – offers a range of refreshments, snacks and alcoholic beverages 

  • Discounted dental insurance 

  • Discounted gym memberships 

  • Interest free season ticket loan 

  • Comprehensive medical care provided by Bupa 

  • Health cash plan – bespoke health and wellbeing cash plan offering a wide variety of benefits 
including optical, dental and health screening 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

  • Share options after two years’ service
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity scheme after two years’ service 

  • Sabbatical leave – varying leave after three years’ service 

  • Career break – up to 12 months after five years’ service 



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