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A751 - Account Director - PR Marketing - Home-based

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for an experienced Account Director to join our clients enthusiastic and dynamic PR Marketing team.

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for an experienced Account Director to join our clients enthusiastic and dynamic PR Marketing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering PR and marketing services across the agricultural and food sectors. Working with the team to create and implement strategic communication programmes for existing and new clients to the highest possible standards, supporting and promoting their businesses and helping them to achieve their commercial aims. You will be involved in contributing to the strategic development of the agency, including business development activity to profitably grow the business.

The company client-base extends across the UK Ireland and the role will include a degree of travel and nights spent away from home. This is a home-based role.

Key responsibilities:

Directing and managing client accounts to provide excellent customer service to clients through timely account management and delivery of work to the highest standards.

Advising clients on marketing and communications strategy.

Managing the delivery of client events, exhibitions, etc.

Writing and managing the design of client communications materials including press releases, features, case studies and marketing collateral.

Managing and implementing media and stakeholder engagement strategies for clients.

Using social media to raise the profile of clients and help them to engage with their stakeholders.

Participating as part of senior management in setting and delivering the strategy and targets of the business.

Managing more junior members of staff, associates and sub-contractors in the delivery of work for clients and the company.

Identifying and delivering business development opportunities

Candidate Requirements:

Educated to HND or degree level or equivalent

Good knowledge of UK/Irish agriculture. Ruminant, dairy or machinery specialism is desirable.

Previous experience in journalism or PR at director/management level

Experience of developing and implementing communication strategies to internal and external audiences is desirable

Excellent IT skills (experience using Apple Macs an advantage but not essential)

Ability to influence people

Ability to analyse complex information and provide sound strategic advice

Good project management skills

Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people at all levels

Excellent command of written English, including accurate use of grammar, punctuation and spelling

Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise work load to deliver within tight deadlines and with minimal supervision

Attention to detail

Full, clean UK driving licence

Remuneration Package:

A highly competitive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate dependent on experience.

To apply for this exciting new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk

For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence

Thank you.

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Summary

  • Ref: A751
  • Type: Marketing/Events/Communications Manager
  • Salary: A highly competitive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate dependent on experience.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, NORTH WALES, WALES, LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES, SE ENGLAND, SW ENGLAND, SOUTH, EAST ANGLIA, EAST MIDLANDS, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS, YORKSHIRE/HUMBERSIDE, NORTHUMBERLAND/DURHAM, NW ENGLAND, CUMBRIA,