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Senior Account Director - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Senior Account Director

THE TEAM/ROLE
The Retail + Leisure (R+L) sector is a team of around 18 talented influencer and media managers, content creators, publishing and creative strategists, along with client service specialists. This fast paced and ambitious team works across - as the name suggests - retail, leisure and also entertainment and travel clients; running busy press offices, devising and implementing major brand initiatives, both globally and locally, and developing content and publishing strategies for clients.

We are looking for a solid Senior Account Director to work across a global technology manufacturer, a renowned retail brand and a leading UK entertainment brand. The ideal recruit will be passionate about brand communications, and have proven experience of working on large scale consumer campaigns, within an established agency loop team and is confident driving busy press office teams, and ready for the opportunity to lead best practice across three sizable and varied accounts.

Find out what makes us tick: Retail + Leisure

CLIENTS MAY INCLUDE:

GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURER
A leading global electronics manufacturer, that delivers some of today’s most exciting technology innovations in the Mobile, Home Entertainment and Home Appliances categories.

LEADING ENTERTAINMENT BRAND
A leading entertainment brand in the UK that is constantly innovating its offer to deliver the best customer experience, introducing new propositions across its portfolio and opening new/refurbishing existing sites across the country.

RENOWNED RETAIL BRAND
Leading portfolio of shopping centres.

RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES

  • Assured people manager and team leader
  • Confident counsellor of senior clients and able to build strong repertoire
  • Solid understanding of the consumer technology space
  • Strong media and influencer network
  • Strategic + creative thinker
  • Experience planning and delivering media events
  • Proficient in preparing and managing budgets
  • Strong organisational skills with solid attention to detail

WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

  • The chance to work alongside H+K’s specialist teams, with expertise in Issues + Crisis, People + Purpose, and Branding + Design
  • The chance to independently lead a number of sizable account teams and
  • Apply fresh approaches and thinking to briefs
  • Access to industry leading training and development
  • The opportunity to hone your integrated and global PR/communication skills

AGENCY CULTURE
H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe.  H+K London is the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. A recently launched Global Centre of Creative Strategy places change, innovation and creativity at the heart of everything we do. 

Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform our clients’ challenges into effective and award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world. Our communications are driven by our clients’ desire to communicate their purpose and create a legacy in the world. 

We create ideas to believe in.

TRAINING + DEVELOPMENT

The Hub
Personal growth is at the heart of our culture. The Hub, our internal training academy, provides a range of required and bespoke training opportunities that enable our people to have more ownership of their career development.

As well as our locally-developed modules we also deliver training from the H+K University, our global training and development platform. The University curriculum combines best practice from around our network in core consultancy and communications skills.

KEY H+K BENEFITS

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity scheme
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Czarina Charles, Talent Acquisition Manager at [email protected]

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31/01/2017

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