Account Director - PR - Successful Independent Agency

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$120000 per annum
Contact: Larisa Todd
Call: Larisa
Reference: 20012841_1585122275

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced PR Account Director to work for a successful full service creative agency.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and the ongoing strategic direction, growth, profitability and counsel of the agency's high property profile clients.

This role would be ideal for someone who has proven experience providing professional, innovative, high quality and results-driven PR and communications services to clients. Integral to the role is also supporting the senior management team helping to drive new business for the agency as well as mentoring a growing team. PR agency or in-house communications experience is a must as well as property marketing experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the strategic direction, and growth of clients.
  • Oversee the day-to-day management of accounts ensuring that campaign/client outcomes are exceptional.
  • Excellent understanding of social, digital and traditional media to deliver large-scale integrated campaigns.
  • Develop new, creative and innovative ideas for clients.
  • Direct and manage staff, ensuring effective mix of technical tuition and mentoring.
  • Prepare and submit outstanding and regular reports for clients, upward reporting to senior management and regular, positive information sharing with team.
  • Assist in new business procurement via cultivating leads, engaging contacts throughout proposal process and winning new business.
  • Management of client budgets, negotiating fees and preparing contracts and invoices.
  • Some domestic travel will be required.

Job Specific Skills & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field.
  • Proven experience in senior public relations/corporate communications/marketing role.
  • Experience in the property industry essential.
  • Knowledge of global market trends, industry news and competitor activities.
  • Excellent proven account management skills.
  • Experience in people management.
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Well-developed communications, influencing and negotiating skills.

If you have the skills, experience, a team leader and looking to be part of a dynamic, supportive culture, we'd love to hear from you