ACCOUNT DIRECTOR | B2B, SME's

Recruiter
Carter Ferris
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c£50,000
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
15 May 2019
Ref
CF0483
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a great opportunity for an Account Director to join a very buoyant and expanding b2b agency in the heart of the West End. With offices around the UK and globally, you would head up a close knit team of really talented PRs in this B2B agency that puts fun (regular ‘themed’ office parties) and work life balance at the top of the agenda and genuinely celebrates the success and hard work of all their staff.  Apart from the fun stuff they also have a great client portfolio with some of the biggest names in the business services, SMEs and technology sectors.

The Role

Be part of the senior management team from the get-go, take full responsibility of all client facing, lead this small team of 3/4 energetic, creative PRs, with direct report to the Managing Director. Many of the clients you would be working with are cutting edge small businesses in the business services and technology sectors.

Key duties will include

  • Leading the team and supporting their development
  • Building your knowledge of the media industry and your client sectors
  • Being the senior client contact
  • New business responsibilities
  • Being aware of key issues pertinent to your accounts
  • Developing solid business/stakeholder relationships

Candidate specifications.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A background in b2b particularly if your clients have included new businesses, tech  or utilities and SMEs
  • A great sense of humour and desire to work with like-minded PRs
  • Tenacious and ambitious as well as a keenness to develop other team members
  • Strong strategic skills as well as good creative ability
  • Have some experience of crisis management issues
  • A knowledge of the relevant trade press (tech / business services sector)
  • Client lead track record – you should be a true client partner
  • Manage client budgets and able to meet or beat the KPIs
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Team management experience and ability to motivate and mentor your team
  • knowledge of social media/digital campaigns

To apply for this role please send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting ref CF0483 or call 020 3397 7543 to hear more about this exciting opportunity

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