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PR Account Director – Leading Consumer Team!

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This is an OUTSTANDING career opportunity in the Melbourne Market!! My client is an absolute standout in regard to their team, strategic thinking, career opportunities, career development and benefits. Their clients are some of the worlds leading consumer brands within the tourism, major events, sport, hospitality, lifestyle, property and FMCG sectors.

Due to new business wins and continued productivity they are now looking for a passionate, driven and entrepreneurial Account Director to come on board and really front up their Consumer division, this role reports directly into the senior leadership team and will have 3-4 reports.

You will have a drive to develop your skills as an Account Director within a tight-knit, hands-on team. You not only possess a desire and hunger
to succeed; you are also down to earth, fun, hardworking, creative and proactive, and your curious mind means you are always reading, learning, doing and experiencing. Its fair to say you have your finger on the pulse.

Role Aim:

To manage and grow your portfolio of consumer brands. Create new business and growth opportunities that support the wider business goals. Nurture, grow and develop your team by
employing engaging and supportive learning and development activities. Be a team player.

You will have:

• Proven strategic direction of multiple brands / accounts
• Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal 
communication skills
• Passion for, and experience in 
delivering integrated communications campaigns including digital and social media strategy
• Understanding of current and emerging trends and incorporating these insights into every day work
• Ability to devise creative and innovative solutions for clients, staff and the business
• Superior negotiation and influencing skills
• Proven strong client management skills and relationships including client growth
• Excellent and extensive media relationships and knowledge of the Australian media landscape
• Accomplished networking skills
• Experience in identifying new business opportunities and leading the pitch process
• Proven leadership and mentoring of junior staff
• Accomplished budget management experience
• Ability to show initiative, prioritise and multi-task with a flexible attitude
• Exceptional attention to detail
• A creative, results-driven and solutions-focused individual

Major duties:

• Lead and grow a portfolio of exciting consumer brands
• Work closely with the Head of Digital Innovation and Head of Social Media and strive to create award winning integrated communications campaigns
• Manage, support and grow a team of account managers, executives and co-ordinators professionally and personally
• Identify potential issues and be proactive in problem solving
• Provide strategic guidance for both clients and the business in terms of innovation, new initiatives and best practice
• Reach or exceed your revenue targets by growing clients and winning new business
• Lead creative proposals and brainstorms
• Provide ongoing, regular client relationship management to ensure client needs and requirements are met
• Manage all client budgets, invoicing and monthly disbursements
• Copywrite and edit media materials and presentations
• Produce work that is of the highest standard at all times and empower and drive your team to do the same
• Commit to personal and professional development 

You will be rewarded with the opportunities to learn ongoing from highly regarded industry experts whilst being able to craft your role within the organisation with a compelling package that provides opportunity to grow via performance KPIs and bonus targets. This is an awesome opportunity! Contact me today about this role on (02) 8667 8888 or email me your CV and details to

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