Senior Account Director

Job Details

Competitive Salary
Job Type
3 months ago
  • Top independent PR Agency
  • Based near Alexandria
  • Work with some of Australia’s biggest and best brands

Client Details
Our client is a top independent PR agency working with clients across a number of sectors notably food and drink brands. They have the flexibility to work with well-known brands as well as disruptive start-ups and work with clients on managing reputations, launching new products, and creating brand partnerships.  The agency offers great benefits including flexible working, socials, quarterly financial rewards and L&D opportunities.

As the Senior Account Director you will be involved int eh strategic direction and financial running of the agency and client accounts. You will be managing and overseeing budgets, campaigns and teams and direct client relations. This role will help you to master your team and client management, strategy development and financial management skills.

Key Responsibilities
  • Team management – you will oversea ADs, SAMs, AE’s and AC’s and have a direct line to the business director.
  • You will focus your time on one key global client working closely with all brand stakeholders, and will also work across some other consumer lifestyle accounts
  • Total management and ownership of the team
  • Financial management and HR management in agency
  • New business and prospect planning
  • Outstanding client service across accounts to enable growth and ensure retention
  • Management of client portfolios – strategy development, assessment of campaign results/ success, proactively identify opportunities for clients, accountability for profitability
  • Mentor and encourage the learning and development of juniors and participation in training
  • 8-10 years PR agency experience
  • Understanding of traditional PR and digital/ social media communication channels
  • Proven campaign and client management
  • Ability to manage team and nurture juniors
  • Solutions orientated and problem solver for yourself and the team
  • Passion and knowledge about consumer leisure and lifestyle brands
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and presenting skills
  • Driven and motivated to achieve excellent results
  • Strong planning, organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent relationships building skills with clients, media and the team
Job Offer
An opportunity for a Senior Account Director to join a top independent PR Agency working with well known consumer lifestyle clients

Vicky Winstanley

Mob: 0413959015