PR Account Director

£32,000 - £42,000
2 years ago
Flexible Working, North Yorkshire, Newcastle upon Tyne
Account Director

Job Description

As account director at Harvey & Hugo, you will play an integral part in shaping, driving and consolidating our ambitions.

We’re looking for someone with a positive mindset who thrives on building strong relationships, is confident and proactive in managing and mentoring a team and is a skilled PR strategist.

Come and join The Pack!

Working as part of The Pack as Account Director, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients, providing strategic guidance to develop PR and wider marketing campaigns and strategy, developing relationships with new and existing clients, with the ability to communicate with different target audiences and contributing to the future direction and development of The Pack.

Home-based (ability to travel across the North East for meetings)

The person we are looking for will….

…have many years of PR and marketing experience ideally gained whilst working in an agency

…maintain a positive, can-do attitude

…be skilled in developing creative and viable PR and marketing strategies

…experience of managing and delivering high quality written and multimedia content

…have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a relationship with local, trade and national media

…be used to efficiently managing a small team

…have experience of pitching for tenders, writing proposals and winning new business

…be a real people person who thrives on building strong relationships however isn’t afraid to have difficult conversations in a pleasant manner if a situation arises

…have a strong commercial understanding of business

…have impeccable spelling and grammar and a keen eye for proof reading

…have a good eye for a press shot

…be used to setting and sticking to budgets as well as tracking and monitoring time sheets

…be described by your colleagues as loyal, friendly, hard-working, organised and trustworthy

…have a full driving licence and your own transport

BONUS… Be experienced in digital PR and outreach

The experience we need….

…Strong experience in PR and marketing strategy development

…Building strong client relationships

…Experience of managing written and visual content

…Experience of managing and mentoring team members

…PR outreach / digital PR experience is a bonus

…Experience of pulling together proposals and winning tenders

…Agency experience

….Managing time sheets

….Setting and sticking to budgets

…Positive can do attitude

…Dealing with conflict

What we offer you…

…Regular team meet-ups including out of office activities

…Flexible working

…20 days holiday +bank holidays (accrues by a day each year up to 5 years’)

…Wellness plan (after 1 year with business) includes free glasses, physio, prescriptions and more

…Full private medical insurance based on years of service

…Pack Kit including jumper, T shirt and woolly hat

If you fit the criteria above and you’re someone who can help drive Harvey & Hugo forward in achieving our ambitious goals now and in the future, apply with your details NOW!

To apply send your CV to charlotte@harveyandhugo.com