Freelance Associate Director

Job Title: Freelance Associate Director
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: London
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: 02/01/2020
Reference: SW - 007 - 1043_1575649518
Contact Name: Steve Woodward
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2019 16:25

Job Description

SW - 007 - 1042
Freelance PR Associate Director
Consumer Tech and Lifestyle
Based in London
£350 - £400 per day
Ongoing contract starting in Jan 2020

Headline of the Freelance Associate Director role

Associate Director required to position with an agency who work passionately to create insight that builds brand awareness with its consumer audience. As Associate Director you will be part of one big collaborative team that creates the stories that set the clients and their individual brands strategic goals.

About the Associate Director PR Agency

This consumer lifestyle and technology PR agency has a fantastic reputation for their creative campaigns and dynamic team. Acknowledged by PR Week as one of the top agencies to watch out for, they are growing rapidly with a diverse portfolio of clients. The agency produces high impact campaigns including PR stunts, talent partnerships, large scale press events and social media campaigns.

The Associate Director role

This Associate Director role is the perfect role for a candidate who looking to work in a creative agency, where your voice will truly be heard and your input valued in the running of this successful agency.

Day-to-day responsibilities:

  • High level client counsel and management
  • Management of the junior team including line management and reviews
  • Involved in digital marketing and social media campaigns
  • Running high profile launch/press events for new tech products
  • New business strategy and pitching Key requirements:
  • Previous experience in an agency environment, ideally already at AD level
  • An interest in technology or gaming/entertainment
  • Enjoys developing creative campaigns for brands
  • Entrepreneurial and keen to make an impact in a successful and growing agency

You will also:

  • Be responsible for the strategy, creative and deliverables
  • Manage and mentor a team of experienced and passionate PR professionals
  • Oversee the successful implementation of PR plans, to ensure the team are delivering against agreed targets
  • Exhibit in-depth knowledge of PR and offer high-level consultancy to clients
  • Be a key member of the senior leadership team

Key requirements for the Associate Director:

  • A natural leader with strong team management ability
  • Significant previous PR agency experience
  • Experience in working across brands
  • A passion for innovation
  • Excellent at obtaining new business with the ability to attract and deliver pitches
  • Have a creative spark but still understand corporate/reputation management
  • Dynamic outlook
  • Good financial management, including developing and managing client budgets
  • Passion for PR and to inspire junior team members
  • End-to-end experience of the PR life cycle

The ideal candidate should have consumer tech or entertainment experience, but they're open too other sectors as it will be an account with a lot of PR and influencer relations.

If you are interested in this Associate Director role and have the relevant skills and experience, or want to find out about other available roles, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Woodward on

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