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13/03 Vandana Dwivedi
Senior Executive-Talent Acquisition at Anther HR Solutions

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Group Account Director - Public Relations - BFS (12-18 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1232577

PR Group Account Director - Mumbai

Hiring PR Account Director for a leading PR Agency in Mumbai.

Client Servicing Skills:

- Partners with clients and other consultancies (i.e. design and interactive agencies) to develop comprehensive, strategic and integrated communications programs that complement the client's business objectives and deliver results

- Acts as a client leader and maintains a clear and consistent communication channel between the client and the account team

- Oversees quality implementation for a group of accounts, keeping programs on time and within budget

- Manages client meetings and account reviews to foster a strong and supportive relationship with clients

- Reviews all written documents and develops materials on complex issues (e.g. Q&A, key messages, speeches, holding statements etc.)

- May be required to be involved in issues and crisis management with the support of senior management

- Stays abreast of industry trends and takes an active interest in the client's business to preempt issues and provide strategic counsel to clients

Media Relations/Social Media Communications:

- Maintains a strong rapport with journalists/bloggers and identifies news angles and opportunities to meet their needs

- Maintains a steady and positive client presence in traditional and social media

- Develops, pitches and places positive stories by and about the client in appropriate business, trade and consumer media

- Handles complex media inquiries

- Oversees press events and takes part in media trainings, including drafting scenarios and Q&A

Team Leadership Skills:

- Acts as a coach and mentor to junior team members to deliver quality execution of client programs

- Retention of team members

- Effectively delegates tasks and oversees quality implementation

- Takes an active interest in staff development and provides on the job training to team members on day-to-day account management

- Keeps immediate supervisors briefed on team member performance, ensuring recognition of good performance and that any concerns are addressed in a timely fashion

Account Management:

- Understanding and Managing the Scope of Work

- Manages client programs and ensures they are kept within budget

- Ensures that all activities carried out for clients are properly documented and budget and status reports are submitted

- Actively participates in planning strategy and campaign execution.

- Oversees account administration duties such as billing and activity reports are completed correctly and on time

New Business:

- Identify opportunities to grow existing accounts. Presents recommendations internally and follows through in presentation of new recommendations to clients

- Participates in new business brainstorms and drafting new business proposals

- Takes part in new business pitches and presentations to new business prospects

Language Requirements:

- Strong English writing and speaking skills

Qualifications required:

- University degree in Communications or related discipline

- 15 + years of experience into the same field is a must

Interested candidates kindly share their resumes, with the below input:

1. Total yrs. of Experience:
2. Your current CTC- Total (Fixed/variable):
3. Expected CTC:
4. Notice Period:
5. Current Location:
6. Reason for Job Change:

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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