Account Director | Plaster Creative Communications Ltd

Function: Account Director

Role categories: PR and Communications

  • Rate/Salary: DOE
  • Location: Bristol
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 31/08/2019

Job description

Plaster is looking for an Account Director to join the agency and taking a leading role on their consumer client team.

You are an experienced communications professional; an expert in client handling, able to inspire and motivate colleagues into creating the best work.  You’ve got an instinctive strategic sense and a nose for business opportunities.

You’re an assured relationship builder, able to generate lasting commercial and creative partnerships with your clients.  You know when to push a brief and how to manage expectations when running campaigns.

You have a point of view on the media landscape; able to work out the best ways to get coverage for your clients through all the channels available to you.  You have a network of contacts and you’re not afraid to use them to get the results you need.

You want to take a role in leading a growing business, taking on the challenges of a fast-paced, boutique agency at a time of exciting business change.

Person specification

  • Demonstrable experience working at a senior level in a communications or marketing agency, ideally in B2C channels
  • Confident presenter and natural storyteller – able to engage with clients, journalists, the media and colleagues
  • First-rate copy skills, able to write sparkling and engaging copy for all communication channels, including social media
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to work under pressure with the confidence and ability to manage live campaigns, meet deadlines and become a trusted advisor to your clients
  • Be able to see beyond your direct responsibilities and projects and adapt, as appropriate, to support broader agency needs
  • Able to think on your feet and be a pro-active problem solver
  • Instinctive networker, confident at building relationships at industry events and representing the agency to new prospects
  • Provide experienced agency leadership and set best-practice in all aspects of account handling

Benefits

Salary DOE.

Plaster offers 25 days holiday a year, a cycle to work scheme and travel opportunities to work with fascinating and progressive clients. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the agency’s leadership team.

Interested? Please send your CV and some thoughts on a B2C communications or PR campaign that has recently caught your eye to join@weareplaster.com