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Account Director - FinTech PR Agency - London/Hybrid

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Account Director - FinTech PR Agency - London - £55K-£65K

Independent fast growing FinTech PR Agency are looking for an Account Director to join their growing team who can inspire, nurture, and lead a successful account team. Read on to find out more….

DNA Recruit are working with an independent Fintech PR Agency who specialise in financial technology and its application to transform global financial markets. This is a rapidly growing sector with big plans and we are looking to find an ambitious, hardworking Account Director to contribute in taking these plans to the next level.

The Account Director will be an experienced senior PR advisor, who will become an expert in Fintech PR. You will be assigned accounts where you will take responsibility for setting strategy and managing the growth of the account. In addition, you will be developing your commercial skills and support the growth and development of the agency by contributing to new business, marketing and HR goals. We will play to your strengths and look to see where you can excel. You will join a team where you can thrive and apply your skills, and be encouraged and supported, whilst also being a problem solver. Whilst we are ideally looking for a FinTech expert, we have developed our fast-track training to bring you up to speed with this fast-moving sector.

Is this you?

We are looking for smart, engaged people who enjoy working with their colleagues to generate great results for their clients with intelligent, well-written and argued content across both traditional and digital communication channels. Someone who can take responsibility for setting strategy and managing the growth of their accounts. You will also be a person who values your work-life balance and looks forward to working with a team of like-minded individuals, who respect each other and value each other's contributions.

  • Experience with fintech clients, or related financial or technology clients

  • Able to give strong direction and nurture and inspire team members

  • An excellent writer with a keen eye for detail to ensure your team's work is delivered to the highest standards.

  • Proven new business skills; identifying leads, reaching out to new clients, and pitching confidently

  • Crisis communications experience

  • An exceptional client handler, well used to managing a portfolio of accounts and able to influence and advise clients with excellent PR skills.

  • Commercially aware and able to manage the financials of your accounts

  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to proof own work

  • Connected to developments in the PR industry and able to apply these in your role.

  • Strong existing relationships across your sector, and an ability to build effective relationships

Salary: £55K-£65K

Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday

  • Profit share bonus

  • Flexible working options

  • Health Insurance

  • Employee Management Initiative

  • 5% pensions contributions

  • Social and team events

  • Career development plan

  • Training and coaching

  • Management training programme

DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.

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DNA Recruit deliver dynamic recruitment, search and talent solutions and provide insight, knowledge and credible introductions necessary for client side and agency roles. Areas we specialise in New Business, Account and Project Management, Strategy and Planning, Events, Experiential, Creative and User Experience Design, Technology, Product, Marketing and Data roles for permanent, contract and freelance recruitment, search and selection, talent advisory and consulting across the UK and globally.