Account Director - Corporate & B2B - Manchester

Account Director

Ref: 943Tuesday 21 June 2022

c.£45-50k + bonuses + benefits

Ready to shift from tactical delivery to a more strategic commercial challenge?  Corporate & B2B Account Directors in Manchester read on…
The client: Top Tier Communications Consultancy
Our client is a dynamic top tier integrated PR agency, known for growing disruptive brands into industry leaders by combining strategic PR, social, digital marketing.  It works across sectors from retail and FMCG, to tech and financial services, as well as campaigning for charities and tackling an impressive range of modern social issues.  It is consistently recognised as a leading player in industry rankings and boasts an array of awards for various campaigns.  This commercial success is matched by its investment in staff.  It has a really collaborative and supportive company culture with excellent well-being focused benefits, proven precedents of internal promotions and incentives to ensure staff see the financial upside of their hard work.  
The role: Account Director – Corporate & B2B - Manchester
This new Account Director is a growth hire.  It is an exciting opportunity to partner consumer specialists and grow b2b and corporate capabilities across technology, finance, professional services, and property.  The candidate will enjoy the backing, training and resources of a top integrated consultancy, as well as sharing some star AMs and AEs, while you organically grow current clients  and add new corporate & b2b briefs.  This is a great opportunity to really grow a team and own c-suite client relationships while honing valuable commercial and advisory skills to become a future comms leader.
Responsibilities, Skills and attributes include:
  • Managing client relationships; leading on strategies and advising on issues
  • Overseeing the delivery of CEO / C-Suite profiling, corporate communications, media training, issues management, B2B PR, corp-sumer and campaigning for social causes and charities
  • Campaign budget management
  • Taking an active role in new business; delivering new pitches, networking to help originate leads and organically growing existing client revenues
  • Line-managing junior staff; ensuring they are challenged and performing
The rewards:
Excellent salaries (depending on experience) + benefits:
  • Bonuses
  • Monthly awards
  • 25 days holiday increasing with service  
  • Pension contribution
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity
  • Dedicated budgets for wellness
  • Structured training
  • International exchanges
  • Loads of lifestyle discounts and vouchers
Apply now to find out more.
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Keywords: (“corporate communications” OR “reputation management” OR “issues & crisis” OR “PR” OR “Public relations” OR “Account Director” OR “b2b” OR “Senior Account Director” OR “strategic communications” OR “Public affairs” OR “Campaigns” OR “BEHAVIOUR CHANGE”)