PR Account Director (Foodservice & Hospitality)

City of Bristol
Competitive Salary
07 Dec 2017
04 Jan 2018
Job Function
Marketing and PR
Contract Type
Full Time

PR Account Director (Foodservice & Hospitality)

Speed Communications is a thriving, exciting 70-strong communications agency driving businesses and brands forward. We specialise in doing innovative work for clients across three key areas: Business & Corporate, Consumer & Lifestyle and Foodservice & Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on being creative, energetic, curious, brave, supportive and savvy. It’s our mission to be Brilliant. Every day. And we’re looking for fantastic, fun-loving, hard-working people who can help us achieve this.

The role

Feel like you need a new challenge? Want to progress your career? Fancy getting some interesting, high-profile clients on your books? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Account Director to join our Foodservice and Hospitality team in Bristol, working with some of the best names in the business which involve respected consumer trade and food brands.

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Creative integrated multi-channel thinking and knowledge of how to join off line and online media and strategies
  • Directing and managing teams to ensure they achieve their objectives
  • Strong presentation and consultancy skills
  • Draft, develop and implement client proposals and oversee organic growth
  • Review the work of your PR account teams to ensure it is accurate, in line with strategic objectives and of the required quality
  • Manage the client accounts, ensuring work is completed within agreed budgets
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of the client’s business and the sector in which they operate
  • Immerse in the industry and personalities involved
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships as well as relationships beyond the core contacts to ensure existing and new business opportunities are maximised
  • Help progress proactive and reactive new business opportunities

Excellent communication and organisational skills are a given in this role. You will be self-motivated with the ability to inspire others, be flexible, and have first class abilities in time management, to manage your own time and that of others.

Prior knowledge of the Foodservice and Hospitality sectors would be highly preferable.