Senior Account Director | Consumer (Lifestyle & Sportswear)

My client, a rapidly growing creative PR agency, are looking for a Senior Account Director with an entrepreneurial spirit to join their team!

  • Location: Central London.
  • Salary: c£60,000 - £70,000 depending on level and experience.

For my client, 2024 is a period of optimism and growth. They have honed their proposition and are ready to build on the opportunities they have created. This new role will lead across new business pitches whilst simultaneously driving and growing clients.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated with a proven track record in leading and winning new business pitches with a high win ratio, as well as managing key client accounts and driving substantial client growth.The ideal candidate will have high level skills in leadership, management and accountability, with the ability to provide strategic counsel to the agency and its clients- together with excellent experience, knowledge and a genuine passion in lifestyle and sportwear markets.

Culture:

My client understands great businesses are based on great people. During the recruitment process they will go to great lengths to ensure that the successful candidate will have the essence and confidence to add to their culture.

They take much pride in living by the values that underpin the agency. These values are:

  • They believe in the power of the collective. They place good culture and camaraderie at the heart of what we do. No drama and no egos, just solid teamwork.
  • They embrace diversity and inclusion.
  • They inspire and influence. They want to use their voices to positively inspire their team, clients, consumers, the next generation and the wider industry.
  • They act with authenticity and honesty.

Your background:

Professional

  • You’ll have 9+ years of experience directing, winning and growing clients at agency level
  • Proven experience in winning new business, leading pillar clients and significantly growing clients
  • A strong understanding of brand strategy, positioning, trends and insights
  • The ability to pull a presentation together and present it with passion and persuasive confidence
  • Strong understanding of the sectors we work in; and ability to talk convincingly about this
  • You will have an innate commercial radar, able to spot opportunities and turn them profitably to your advantage

Personal

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and adopt a ‘we never stand still’ attitude
  • Ability to gain trust and respect from clients and colleagues
  • You’ll have an appetite for future trends and how to implement them as a product/service
  • Strong presentation and/or public speaking skills and exceptional written communication skills
  • Hungry, self-starting multi-tasker with desire to exceed expectations
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised and forward thinking
  • Ability to bring a wealth of experience and culture to help brands connect to their target audiences
  • A natural problem solver and ability to quickly find solutions and be agile / pivot where needed
  • Ability to adopt and embrace agency values and processes
  • Methodical and efficient approach to working, using common sense and initiative
  • Comfortable, willing and proactive to work outside of specialist areas

Sound like the opportunity for you? Get in touch today with your CV for full details! 

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Premier Resourcing UK Ltd is a specialist Marketing, PR & Communications Recruitment Consultancy. We encourage equality, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace. We strive to make sure the Marketing and PR industry reflects the diverse and vibrant world around us. Our mission is to recruit diversity from minority groups, regardless of race, gender, ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation. We are committed to educate and promote inclusion & diversity across all sectors we recruit in