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Account Director

  • PR Account Director
  • Auckland
  • $100k - $120k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Live
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Role is with:

Anna Bethell Senior Recruitment Consultant

Our agency client is growing rapidly in the PR & Communications space and is looking for a new Account Director with a minimum of six years' agency experience to add to their mix. 

This pivotal opportunity would suit a seasoned professional who wants to spread their wings with a career opportunity where they can bring their core skills and leadership intent. They’ll need confidence and flair to lead relationships with clients both big and small. This role would suit a well-versed Senior Account Manager looking for a step up, both in position and salary.  Or even a kiwi expat returning from overseas with experience in an international comms agency.

If this sounds like you, you'll be deadline-driven and with a focus on building long-standing relationships, with media and with clients. Organisation and attention to detail will come naturally, as will an innate ability to devise clever strategic solutions as well as creative and bespoke campaigns that solve business problems.

The breakdown

We are looking for an accomplished gun with:

  • 6+ years’ working in an agency (comms/pr/advertising)
  • Experience forging longstanding, solid relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Experience managing media, communications and PR projects

Proven results and experience in…

  • The disciplines of strategy, creative, media, design, production, PR
  • Senior campaign project management - marshalling teams of internal and external stakeholders
  • Directing above the line campaigns and understand the KPIs involved to structure a through the line campaign in order to achieve great outcomes 
  • Assigning projects and workload where appropriate through WIP planning
  • Preparing project schedules, time estimates and budgets
  • Ownership of client projects, delivering work on time and within budget
  • Management of reporting
  • Assisting with forecasting monthly revenue streams and growing income streams from existing client bases and managing the profitability of accounts
  • Strategic input into key existing accounts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, with an ability to multi-task
  • Primary sector and stakeholder management experience a bonus

Are you someone who is…

  • Interested and always learning?
  • Focused and has great attention to detail?
  • Innovative and solutions-focused?
  • Personable and relatable?

The reward

  • Salary $100,000 - $120,000 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Work from home 3 days a week

Mandatory requirements 

  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification (marketing, comms)

Apply today 

If this role sounds like, apply through e-mail at [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Anna directly on 027 8449 107 for a confidential chat.


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