Public Relations Account Director

BrusselsIAdvertising- Communication & PR


Understands all aspects of the brand, how it operates in the market as well as the challenges facing client's business.

Business Planning
  • Proactively drive the annual business planning process, defining vision, strategic objectives, priorities and growth plans.
  • Actively drives client activity and suggest strategic and tactical solutions that fulfill their objectives. Presents agency work in a clear, persuasive way.
Client Intervention
  • Drive growth of existing clients.
  • Nurture senior client relationships.
  • Ensure high quality, but based in reality, strategic, program and campaign recommendations for all clients.
  • Drive innovation in strategy with focus on social.
Team management
  • Work closely with employees to crack business and strategic challenges for clients.
  • Improve the recommendations and hence the work of the team through leadership, counseling and education.
  • Play a major role in efforts to recruit and hire staff including active involvement in identifying new talent and the interview process.
  • Create an ‘environment of learning' which feeds in/supports staff development and retention.
  • Ensure all staff are receiving regular performance reviews both in terms of the formal system and on a day-to-day basis in terms of feedback.
  • Financial Management
  • Work with the Head of Client Service to manage overall financial performance.
  • Monitor and manage resources of the team. This means actively involved in supporting office goals for staff billability, ensuring the hours allocation for client work is updated and reviewed for overload, managing non-billable investments, managing cover during holidays, identifying potential issues e.g. one-off client projects.
  • Engages the strategic and creative department through clear briefs. Can judge and convince clients of great ideas.

  • A minimum of 10 years of PR or integrated agency experience.
  • Proven understanding and collaboration with other marketing disciplines, with a focus on social.
  • French native, fluent Dutch and English.
  • Experience of leading a team and managing senior client relationships.
  • Expertise in all areas of PR and deep understanding of social.
  • Pursues innovation. Must have strong abilities as a conceptual thinker, with proven ability to craft strategies in a logical and thoughtful manner.
  • Must have the ability to inspire teams and clients alike with his/her ideas, intuition and counsel. A love of digging into a brief with a team and cracking it with true insights and big ideas that move beyond clever observations or tactical-only executions.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Balances work load and tasks, communicating effectively with team members to reliably implement assignments on budget and on deadline. Operational and hands-on.
  • Team player. Loves working with team-members and nurture their growth.
  • Ability to demonstrate an outstanding degree of accuracy and attention to detail in all written work.
  • Must balance the need for raising his own profile and that of our firm, with constantly making heroes out of deserving lower-level staff. And must be a great collaborator in the network.
  • Can do and positive attitude.
  • Thrives in an international environment.
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving ConfidentialAanbod
  • Fulltime job within a growing and trendsetting advertising agency
  • Attractive package and benefits
  • Continuous trainings
  • Career conversation and growing opportunities
  • Very good work atmosphere
  • Homeworking
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