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Managing Director/Group Account Director - Big brands/Politics/

Contact:
Sarah Fell
Location:
Berlin - GERMANY
Salary:
£55 - £85K
Job type:
Other
Sector:
Public Affairs, Public Sector, Other, Marketing
Job reference:
VP5087

One of Europe's leading independent PR and advertising agencies, with over 80 branches across five continents, is now looking for a Managing Director and Group Account Director to head up one of five divisions over in Germany, reporting to the CEO.  The main working language is English, so you must be fluent, but German would also be desirable.
A fully integrated agency, your clients will include major political institutions, tourism and big consumer clients.
Responsibilities:
Strategic counselling of senior level clients, focussing on adding and developing new projects and quality management of international integrated PR-campaigns and projects
Providing leadership, direction and guidance to staff members (10 for the Group Account Director and 60 for the Managing Director)
Manage and supervise all financial processes of the unit, in addition to developing and overseeing the business plans for clients and projects
Main liaison for HR on matters of recruitment and promotion
Developing new business strategies and acquiring new national and international clients operating in the areas of business and brands
 
Requirements:
Fluent in English, with an EU passport
A minimum of 8+ years of political PR experience within an agency environment
50% of the clients come from the public sector (governmental institutions, diverse ministries, EU institutions etc.), thus the understanding of the cooperation with political institutions is essential for a potential job holder.
International PR experience would be a bonus
Proven success in new business drives, including networking and proactively establishing new opportunities
Very good knowledge of planning, implementing and evaluating PR campaigns
Experience in managing a large number of staff and multiple client projects
Excellent time management and organisational skills, able to deal well in demanding situations

An attractive salary and new business bonus scheme is on offer, plus help with the relocation.

 

 
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