Account Director

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New York
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Full time

Company description

JBCStyle is the leading full-service recruiting agency with a focus on the Fashion, Beauty, Action Sports, Retail and Home industries.With over a decade of experience matching key brands with their ideal candidates, we are uniquely positioned to support our clients looking for top talent and or candidates looking to take the next step in their career(s).

Job description

Title: Account Director (for fashion team)

Company: Well-known luxury PR agency

Location: NY, NY

General Responsibilities:


- Develop PR objectives and strategy that satisfy the clients brief, balancing strategic thinking, creativity and budget
- Keep abreast of developments in the marketing/communications industry to ensure thorough, relevant client counsel is delivered
- Maintain close and regular client liaison, anticipating potential problem areas, devising solutions and discussing these with the Senior Team as appropriate
- Maintain a network of contacts across broad media and proactively meet senior media/journalists
- Press release and document writing targeted to relevant target audiences
- Motivate and leadership of your teams, including providing guidance on planning of client programmes and identifying training needs
- Take responsibility for delivering client programmes to budget and account for all aspects of client billing, closely monitoring billing and budget reconciliations
- Seek out opportunities for organic client growth
- Develop new business opportunities

The Ideal Candidate

- Currently operating at Account Director level
- Must have strong fashion brands experience across womenswear, menswear, and accessories
- Wide range of extensive contacts in beauty sector and media relations
- Experience managing and motivating team members
- Strong agency experience
- Passionate about creativity and ideas generation and inspires colleagues
- Proven ability to devise and provide brand strategy
- Must thrive under pressure
- Confident and upbeat persona both with colleagues and clients
- Experience managing and motivating junior team members