Account Director PR (agency)

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  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

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  • Contact:

    Ruben van den Boer

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  • Job Ref:

    RVDB 914979

  • Consultant:

    Ruben van den Boer

Kindly note that only candidates with strong PR agency / consultancy experience can be considered for this position.

Our client is a leading international agency network with branches on all five continents, including all EU Member States and all key business centres worldwide. The group’s portfolio includes traditional PR services in the fields of advertising and media, corporate publishing, multimedia, sport/youth/music marketing, event management and TV production.

Clients include major national and international brands, associations, governmental institutions and media companies.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead international PR-teams and multiple PR-Account Managers in the global Public Relations department.
  • Provide strategic counsel to clients, quality manage the implementation of international integrated PR-campaigns, and focus on establishing and developing new projects to further enhance the company’s client portfolio.
  • Manage and supervise all financial processes of your respective Unit, including developing and overseeing the Unit business plan, and be the main liaison to the Controlling and Accounting Unit Directors.
  • Lead and develop new business tenders, including the management of all other involved Units and quality control of contributed content.
  • Provide direction and guidance to all staff members, and be the main liaison to the HR department for development and promotion of current members, as well as recruiting new staff.

Your profile

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in communications / PR, specifically in implementing global campaigns and initiatives, predominantly within an international agency (must).
  • Extensive knowledge of developing, implementing and evaluating PR-campaigns and have an impressive record of new business acquisition, preferably of international tenders and clients.
  • Experience in managing large teams and multiple clients at the same time expertise in establishing and controlling business plans, as well as building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Exceptional time management and organisation skills, and are able to work under pressure and handle demanding situations.
  • You are highly motivated and result driven and with appropriate accomplishments
  • Near native English language skills. Proficiency in German would be highly appreciated. Additional language skills are desirable.


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing. Specialist practices cover internal and change communications, external communications, investor relations, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.

VMAGROUP has an international presence with offices across Europe. We have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry supporting planning and decision-making.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.