Account Director

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Job Code: 61575105
Last Updated: 7/16/2018
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Location: New York, New York
Category: PR
Job Type: Direct Hire

A Paladin client has started their search for an accomplished and skilled Account Director to join their rapidly growing PR Agency. If you are a candidate who has experience with finance, fintech, tech or professional services, keep reading to see if this opportunity is a good match for you!
 
Responsibilities:  

  • Manage 3 teams of 5-7 people
  • Focusing on big picture strategy and new business
  • Assist in planning highly successful global PR campaigns from conception to completion
  • Work with enquiries from press, clients, new business as well as external organizations
  • Research and create narratives for pitching to reporters both within the US, Europe, and internationally
  • Will need to manage team that drafts, edits, and issues press materials
  • Conduct one-on-one client engagement as part of day to day activities
  • Conduct meetings with clients and new business
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential media

 
Requirements:

  • 9-15 years of PR agency experience (financial, fintech, tech, professional services)
  • A desire to lead teams by example and mentor all team members
  • A solid interest in finance and technology
  • Open to crypto/ blockchain
  • Experience in account management and media relations
  • Has a creative and strategic mindset when developing PR campaigns
  • Agency experience
  • Some travel (up to 15%)

 
If you are interested in this full time Account Director opportunity, please submit your resume and salary requirement to ashley.lamberti@paladinstaff.com

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