Posted: Monday 09 February, 2009
UPDATE: **This post has been updated on 31st March 2011 - We're currently hiring in both the Midlands and London, particularly for Account Managers and Account Directors. We have a couple of job specs from previous releases on the site here and here.**
With offices in London and the Midlands, Punch Communications is a rapidly expanding boutique PR, Search and Social Media agency with the skill set and client base of a global agency. Our international spread of clients ranges from consumer to B2B, spanning travel, IT, telecoms, media,food and drink, FMCG, financial services, marketing, construction and sports amongst others. They range in size from start ups to global brand-names.
Punch offers clients bespoke campaigns using the latest tools and technologies that incorporate three keys areas of specialism; Traditional Public Relations (media relations and managing the reputation of brands, businesses and individuals), Search Marketing (off site SEO campaigns) and Social Media Outreach (directly engaging communities and individuals through social media).
To cope with the current growth in our business, we are looking for talented and experienced Account Directors and Account Managers, with experience of some or all of the above specialisms.
We are looking to recruit Account Directors who are able to display professionalism, creativity and competently able to handle both clients and journalists. An Account Director would need to be able to identify, win and manage new business opportunities alongside our existing clients and will work closely with the senior management team, possibly even influencing the future direction of the business. An Account Director will also need to demonstrate the ability to successfully manage and develop a team of talented and enthusiastic Account Executives and Account Managers.
An Account Manager would need to have at least 2-3 years experience in a PR role, with a proven track record in effectively managing client accounts, using a range of traditional, social media and search tools.They too will need to show professionalism, creativity and competently able to handle both clients and journalists
Given that Punch is a small, yet fast growing agency, any new members of the Punch team will need to grow with the business and be willing to invest their time and valuable experience into both global brands and start up businesses alike. The salary offered for each position will be commensurate with the level of skill and experience the candidate will bring to Punch
At Punch we are a team of hardworking, dedicated, energetic and dynamic PR professionals. If you believe that you are the right person for Punch and fulfill most if not all of the above criteria, please e-mail a copy of your CV, together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to email@example.com