Senior Account Director
Sector(s): Travel - primarily B2C accounts
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum plus bonus schemes, hybrid working and generous benefits package
Location: Central London
£55-£65k + bonus. We have partnered with an independent fully integrated award-winning PR agency who are looking for a Senior Account Director to take the lead of their Middle East travel division. They have a number of clients in the Middle East from airlines, tourist boards and hotels and they now seek to bring in a PR lead who can run these accounts and grow the team, as well as engage and manage local PR agencies within the regions.
Offering a fun and supportive culture, that rewards and promotes, they have become an employer of choice winning multiple awards for best agency, best campaign and best specialist agency along the way. They develop PR and communications for ambitious global travel brands and their key words are collaboration, creativity, coordination and communication. This is a newly created position and one that will see you taking the lead and growing a team, with the view to moving into senior management. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced travel PR account director or senior account director that is looking for a fresh new challenge and has experience in the Middle East market.
As a Senior Account Director, you will be driving team strategy to breathe life into exciting brands, within the Middle East region providing powerful results. Your clients will be hotels, resorts, destinations and airlines and you'll have a fantastic opportunity to develop both your management and client relationship-building skills in a highly tactical role in the travel sector. You will engage and manage local PR agencies who will deliver on your strategy as well as growing the London team.
The ideal candidate will be a proactive, energetic PR professional, with a passion for the travel sector and understanding of the Middle East.
Skills and Experience
- An experienced, strategic and creative PR professional.
- PR agency or in-house experience in the travel and Middle East sector.
- A leader and mentor.
- Able to understand client objectives and develop strategic creative plans.
- Strong media contacts and relationships.
In return, they'll offer a base of £55-£65k plus full benefits including pension and bonus, amazing travel brands, supportive team, whom all have a real passion for the sectors they are in, hybrid working. Plus a career path into senior management. They are a truly amazing team, with a fun, creative culture, supportive senior management. Plus, you'll get great discounts on travel and hospitality, as well as experience your clients wonderful offering.
Please apply on line or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, feel free to call Justyne on 07971 361206 for a chat through the role.