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Corporate Account Director

We are looking for an Account Director to work on some of New Zealand’s largest property, corporate and technology clients.    

Pead PR is New Zealand’s most recognised PR agency (as determined by independent research). We’re a full-service agency known for our media, stakeholder and influencer engagement as well as our creative ideas and content-led approaches. 

If you’re an ambitious PR professional with a drive to deliver winning results and a craving to constantly learn, this is a place for you. We’re looking for a team member who will thrive in a dynamic environment, is able to work independently as well as collaboratively, and displays passion for their work.

Previous agency experience is a big plus in this role, but not a necessity. However, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to manage competing priorities, a basic level of financial acumen and superior stakeholder management / client service skills.

We believe in rewarding good work and back this up with competitive salaries and benefits packages, as well as offering a fun work environment.

Key Responsibilities for Account Director:

Effective leadership of accounts to drive work forward
Securing new business and organic business growth within an existing portfolio of clients
Working closely with Partners and other Account Directors to prioritise and deliver strong client campaigns
Maintaining strong relationships with clients and media contacts
Empowering your team and direct reports to grow their skill set and maintain efficiency across accounts.

Essential Skills and Competencies of the Account Director:

At least six years of relevant PR experience, or from transferable industries
Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders, and changing priorities
Well-developed oral and written communication skills
Ability to develop great relationships with clients and media
Ability to accurately manage budgets and billings, with support from Partners
Meticulous attention to detail, with the ability to produce strong coverage

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to info@peadpr.co.nz.

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About Us

We’re a team of dynamic, passionate and creative consultants who love what they do whether that’s pitching a story, conceptualising a creative activation or helping our clients navigate a crisis.

We set the bar high to deliver outstanding work for clients and know how to have fun along the way.

If you think you have what it takes to be part of our team, send your CV to info@peadpr.co.nz.

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