Marketing

Fulltime
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Account Director

Client Overview:

Our client is a marketing and business consulting firm that takes a focused approach to produce positive results for lifestyle brands. They specialize in the travel, hospitality, and real estate industry.

Position Overview:

The Account Director is responsible for managing and supervising the execution of all aspects of a Public Relations program with the VP and SVP, supervising and managing the client relationship, managing the account team, growing the agency in a new business function, and generating new business leads.

Responsibilities:

• Provide senior strategic counsel to clients and account team 
• Manage the execution of public relations programs as well as assume direct responsibility for quality of work 
• Develop key relationships with media, influencers, and pitch clients in a proactive and ongoing manner 
• Anticipate clients’ strategic needs, both long and short term 
• Consistently offer value and add counsel 
• Plan and run strategic client meetings 
• Retain and develop current accounts to increase revenue 
• Function as a main contact for client accounts OR Communicate with clients at the senior level to build and maintain relationships. 
• Supervise account staff in their daily activities, provide structure and instruction for balancing their workloads 
• Motivate, mentor, and guide professional development of staff 
• Assume fiscal responsibility for division, accounts, and team 
• Actively participate and guide the operations and future course of division and agency 
• Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies and monitoring share of voice 

Key Qualifications:

• BA/BS Degree in Public Relations, Communications, or related field 
• 8-10 years minimum experience in public relations 
• Prior agency experience is a must 

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
• Detail oriented and results oriented 
• Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media