Job title: Associate Director
Job type: Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Consumer/Brand Communications
Functional Expertise: Consumer Tech FMCG / Consumer Packaged Goods Fashion Lifestyle Luxury & HNW Trends, Insight & Research
Location: London, UK
Job published: 30/07/2023
Job ID: 32086
Contact name: Emma Padden
Contact email: emma@pr-mums.com

Job Description

Do you have a passion for fashion, luxury and retail? Do you want to work with a globally recognised consumer brand?  Then we may have the role for you!

 

Level: Associate Director/Senior Account Director looking for a step up into an exciting new role

Type: Full Time/ Permanent

Location: London based 

Working style: hybrid working (three days office /two home)

Agency: Leading global agency 

 

The brief

Our client is looking to appoint a new Associate Director to join the leadership team within the consumer practice of an award-winning global agency.  If you are an Associate Director looking for a change, or a Senior Account Director looking for a new challenge then this is the role for you.

 

What will set you apart?

  • You will have a proven track record of overall responsibility for managing a team and budget
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Able to anticipate challenges and plan accordingly
  • Experience of building trusted client relationships 
  • Able to work across new business and unlock new client opportunities 
  • Lead on client campaigns 
  • Passion for innovation and desire to deliver smart communications campaigns that make an impact
  • Can think and plan strategically
  • Ability to mentor and develop talent within the team

 

A snapshot of the role:

  • Working with a leading global consumer brand developing campaigns that resonate with key audiences across fashion, luxury and pre-loved fashion 
  • Responsible for strategy development, campaign development and implementation 
  • Day to day senior client counsel 
  • Experience of working on integrated campaigns and across interagency teams
  • Financial responsibility: monthly planning and reconciliation 
  • Team leadership, coaching and developing talent

 

Ideal experience required:

  • Extensive Consumer PR experience to at least SAD level, gained within an agency
  • Experience across fashion, pre-loved fashion, high end fashion, luxury, jewellery and handbags would be an incredible bonus!
  • Strong senior client counsel / internal stakeholder counsel experience, strategic communications and business development experience 
  • Proven writing experience that is adaptable across channels 
  • Strategic, multi-channel experience – ability to understand audiences and plan campaigns 
  • International experience is highly desirable 
  • Ability to manage a team - strong leadership and management skills are essential 
  • Crisis communications/issues management experience
  • Passionate about storytelling and developing original and compelling content for clients 
  • Strong interest and POV on the changing landscape of PR and how people learn about and engage with brands

 

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for strategy development, campaign development and implementation 
  • Day to day senior client counsel 
  • Experience of working on integrated campaigns and across interagency teams
  • Financial responsibility: monthly planning and reconciliation 
  • Team leadership, coaching and developing talent

 

The Agency:

Our client is a leading global communications network that delivers leading solutions to brands, businesses, and organisations in major markets around the world. Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, they have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry for brands such as HSBC to Unilever, Tinder and Pinterest.  

Data-led, with earned ideas at the core, the agency deploys leading and emerging technologies to inform strategy, develop critical insights and heighten impact across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications.  

 

 

Benefits:  

  • JUICE – Our flexible working model  
  • 25 days annual leave + birthday and festive period off  
  • Personal pension plan 
  • Early finish Fridays  
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Private dental insurance  
  • Gym discounts  
  • Health cash plan   
  • Group life assurance 
  • Group income protection 
  • Flexible life insurance  
  • Critical illness insurance  
  • Buy & sell Holiday  
  • Private pension plan  
  • Travel Insurance  
  • Private medical