Account Director/Senior Account Director - Consumer/Lifestyle/FMCG

Account Director

Ref: 526Tuesday 31 August 2021

£45K-£55K DOE + benefits

NEW Account Director/Senior Account Director position with award-winning, PRWeek top 150 communications agency working with some of the biggest brands. They were recently finalists at the PRmoment Awards 2021 for one of their campaigns!

An excellent opportunity to join the consumer division, the largest in the agency, and work on major blue-chip clients across retail, FMCG, lifestyle, travel and food & drink.

Role overview:

My client is looking for a driven and capable Account Director/Senior Account Director to activate game-changing campaigns and build trusted client relationships.

You will have the chance to work in a senior management role, leading on day-to-day client work and delivering strong results. Your work will span media relations, news generation, social/digital media content and issues management.

Known for being one of the most collaborative and welcoming agencies, they are looking for someone with a collaborative nature, ambition, an entrepreneurial spirit and dedication.

Key requirements:

  • Experience in leading account teams, retaining day-to-day responsibility for the delivery of client campaigns, ensuring delivery of campaign KPIs, budget responsibility, managing a team, and leading client meetings
  • Fantastic account management skills - be accountable for team performance and managing multiple teams to deliver successful projects with the ability to manage, delegate and ensure the smooth running of retained accounts and projects
  • A strong media understanding and with an in-depth understanding of all media tactics
  • Ability to build strong relationships in the industry, maintaining client confidence through expert counsel and high level consultancy
  • Understanding of social and digital and how these play a part in campaigns
  • Able to identify business growth opportunities


If this role sounds of interest and you have the relevant consumer PR experience, get in touch ASAP!