Account Director ( PR & Comms )

£0 - £0
2 years ago
Flexible Working, Manchester, Altrincham
Account Director

Job Description

Duo Consulting is looking to appoint an Account Director with a passion for tech and B2B to join our growing team.

We’re proud to work with businesses that are making a positive impact – from pioneering new technology, products and services, to enabling the best educational experiences and workplace cultures. With our senior consultative approach, we develop and activate strategies that help our clients communicate directly to audiences that matter.

Our clients span innovative and growing UK companies as well as international firms landing and expanding in the UK and in Europe. We immerse ourselves in our clients’ businesses, forging close and trusted working relationships with executive leadership, marketing and comms teams. We join them in their journey.

Established by our founding director in 2019, we are now entering an exciting period of our business’ journey, with ambitious growth plans following a recent rebrand and launch.

By joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to work with and learn from our experienced consulting directors, and as one of the first full-time team members working from brand-new offices in Altrincham, you’ll help shape the culture and ambition of our company.

As an Account Director at Duo Consulting you will:

  • Actively lead retained and project-based client work, alongside our founding director and consulting directors; 
  • Create and contribute to insight-led strategies and delivery for both UK and international clients;
  • Provide clients with advice and insight, and be able to take decisions in the client’s best interests;
  • Be an accomplished and confident media and stakeholder handler;
  • Develop compelling new business proposals and be involved in pitching;
  • Assist in our journey toward B Corp Certification;
  • Have the opportunity to flourish under the guidance of senior colleagues.

Ideally you will possess the following experience / skills:

  • A wealth of knowledge gained working in a PR agency/consultancy and/or an in-house team environment;
  • Proactivity, taking responsibility for client success;
  • Superb attention to detail;
  • Confidence in presenting ideas to colleagues, clients, and media;
  • Ability to analyse data and identify compelling storylines with journalistic nous;
  • Curiosity and flexibility to learn about new sectors and businesses;
  • Strong knowledge of the UK media landscape with demonstrable experience in tech;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The Package

  • A starting salary in the region of £45,000 to £55,000, level depending on experience
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Permanent contract, working Monday to Friday
  • Flexible working, with option to work from home 1 or 2 days per week combined with working from our new offices in Altrincham (South Manchester)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Regular team socials
  • Wellness package with subsidised gym membership

To apply, please email your CV and a short covering letter to Dan Sheridan: dan@duo.consulting

If you would first like a quick chat, please call Dan: 07795 170845

Strictly no agency submissions or calls.