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Account Director (PR) - Belfast

PR & Communications - Sales & Marketing
Ref: 2129 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Dec 2019
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PR Account Director

Corvus is recruiting on behalf of our client based Co. Down, a PR powerhouse, specialising in Corporate and consumer PR, Content Creation, Event Management, Public Affairs, sales promotion, celebrity endorsement and Internal Comms.

If you are looking for a stable thriving business with a culture of promotion from within to grow your career in PR this could be the next step for you.

  • You’re a Team Leader: You’re a great team leader.  You thrive leading a busy team and environment, whether managing and supporting junior members, or assisting and reporting to the Board of Directors.  You contribute positively to the team’s well-being and its success.  You care passionately.
  • You Lead Accounts: You take full ownership of the accounts you work on …developing, delivering, foreseeing and exceeding their needs at all times.  You lead, direct and support your team in the delivery of same.  When you run an account, it soars. 
  • You’re SMART: You are commercially astute. You can help drive our business growth, manage budgets, meet targets, and support our clients’ business and organisational objectives.
  • You’re Client Driven: You know our clients’ business, their environment, their objectives and their needs, inside and out. You communicate effectively with them, in person and on paper.  You are a highly experienced consultant.  You provide solutions.  Your clients listen to you.  You talk their language. 
  • You Can Write Compelling Copy: When you put pen to paper, you say something, and you say it well.  Whether it’s a press release, opinion piece, reactive statement to a client crisis or new business proposal, you can write for all media platforms, old and new, and for all audiences, with a particular strength in consumer.  Your copy is clever, creative and on message.
  • You Have Great Ideas: You know the power of ideas.  You know they can solve a problem, make a story work… sing… land; make an audience notice and care.  You are creative and bring new ideas to the table.
  • You’re a Networker: You have a large network of professional contacts and you can influence them. You’re proud and passionate to represent LK at networking events, as a senior ambassador for the agency.
  • You See It Through: You get results for your clients and you don’t hang about.  You take ownership of your work and accountability.  You start a project and you see it through, successfully, in a timely fashion.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead multiple PR accounts, delivering pro-activity, responsiveness, creativity and problem-solving
  • Lead a PR team in a busy environment, contributing positively to the team’s well-being and its success. Manage and support junior members whilst assisting the Board of Directors
  • Be your clients’ strategist and their champion – anticipate their needs, seek and create unique opportunities for them, generate results and outcomes that exceed their expectations and trouble-shoot on their behalf
  • Develop and lead highly targeted and holistic PR strategies, plans and tactics across traditional media, social media and the wider marketing spectrum
  • Produce journalist-quality and compelling content and copy to meet all client/Agency needs (news releases, statements, editorial/features, strategy documents, new business proposals, web and marketing copy)
  • Provide first-class media relations and engagement when required
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities to help drive our business growth and support clients’ business and organisational objectives
  • Be involved in the setting and management of annual budgets with clients and the Agency
  • Ensure achievement of revenue targets
  • Fully support the Directors in the delivery of all duties
  • Be committed to the ethos, aims and objectives of the Agency

Package negotiable and reflective of experience.

Our client is shortlisting for this role currently, so to be included in the mix for an initial coffee chat please notify of your interest at your earliest convenience.

For more information on this or any other Sales or Marketing opportunity please contact Sarah Stewart at Corvus on sarah@corvus.jobs.