This is a senior role in the business representing a fantastic opportunity for an individual at account director level. A b2b background is preferable but not essential.

The successful candidate will work as part of a successful team in Manchester, delivering creative PR and social media campaigns on and offline for a wide range of consumer, b2b and public sector accounts. They will also manage junior team members and be hands on in the day-to-day running of accounts, whilst contributing to the continued growth and success of the office. This is the perfect role for an experienced account handler keen to progress their career at an established, successful agency. Role will report into the Head of Manchester.

About the ideal candidate:

■ The appointee is currently likely to be an experienced senior account manager looking for the next step up or an existing account director looking for a new challenge and a broad and varied range of accounts to work on

■ They will possess a thorough understanding of offline and online PR and reputation building together with examples of success to date

■ Ability and desire to act as a mentor to junior team members and develop their skills

■ Have a strong grasp of social media campaign planning and implementation

■ Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills and have a keen eye for a good story

■ Be a talented account handler with the ability to oversee a varied and ever-changing work load

■ Will demonstrate sound commercial awareness and drive profitability of accounts with support of senior team

■ Take a creative approach to their work and deliver exceptional client service

■ They will be enthusiastic and tenacious with good interpersonal skills

■ Experienced in crisis communications and issues management

■ Ability to assign and level resources appropriately

■ Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities

■ Ability to work independently with tight deadlines

■ Focused with real drive and enthusiasm

■ Have an aptitude for new business and take shared responsibility for the growth of the Manchester operation

Other information:

The package offered includes company pension contributions, city centre parking options and private healthcare.

This is a genuine opportunity to secure a senior role at an agency with some of the UK’s biggest names on its client roster.

Please, no agencies, applications won’t be processed.

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