PR Firm Account Director Career in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Account Director
 
Industry: PR & Advertising
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary Range: 2500 – 3750 USD plus performance related bonuses
 
Our client is a leading global public relations consultancy firm. 
They seek to hire an experienced and dynamic individual to fill in the role of Account Director.

 

Key Responsibilities:
  • To work on client accounts with responsibility for ensuring client campaigns are delivered to the highest standard
  • Responsibility for maintaining high client satisfaction levels and client revenue growth
  • Responsibility for driving teams to deliver highly effective client campaigns to an ever higher standard
  • To participate in new business pitches and writing proposal documents
  • To participate in marketing of the firm in order to attract new business leads
Skills and Qualifications Desired:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing / Communication / PR or any related field of study
  • At least 10 – 15 years industry experience
  • Experience of working in global PR consultancy or large independent Kenyan PR consultancy
  • Experience of working with blue chip clients
  • Tourism and inward investment experience preferred but not essential
  • Experience of participating in new business pitches
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Evidence of creative thinking
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Ability to lead client teams to deliver agreed programme of activity to the highest quality standard
  • Strong client handling skills
  • Broad experience of communications areas including: social media, stakeholder engagement, corporate communications, internal communications, business to business and consumer communications, media relations
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Account Director) to recruitment@corporatestaffing.co.ke before Friday 15th January 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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