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We are Hiring: Senior Account Director – B2B

We are Hiring: Senior Account Director – B2B
17 August 2023 Samantha Anderson

The Role:

We are very excited about this newly created senior role for a Senior Account Director in our fast-growing B2B team. Having created our first dedicated B2B position in January 2022, the B2B team now encompasses six members of the agency. As B2B Senior Account Director you will play a vital role in the continued growth of our B2B division, while rallying the team in their B2B skills, knowledge and media contacts and having oversight of account success and client satisfaction.

You Will:

  • Be a leader in Rooster’s B2B team, driving the successful delivery of specific client accounts, maintaining and managing client satisfaction in partnership with account managers and executives.
  • Provide strategic direction for accounts: devising and leading PR plans and playing a consultative role for clients
  • Nurture team productivity and overall job satisfaction, in partnership with relevant line managers and account leads
  • Upskill B2B team where required and help to boost industry knowledge for relevant account teams.
  • Manage new business pitching and proposal development in partnership with James Brooke, Rooster’s Managing Director and Yasmine Triana, Director and Head of PR
  • Identify opportunities for new business outreach and current client growth
  • Provide top-level media training and interview guidance for clients
  • Be responsible for issues management consultancy when required
  • Get stuck in with the team when required – there are no egos or hierarchical policies at Rooster
  • Line manage individuals of management level and above
  • Play an integral role in Rooster’s Leadership Team, ensuring the agency is moving forward without losing sight of our all-important culture and company ethos.

You Have:

  • Demonstrable PR experience in the B2B sector
  • Ability to be agile between sectors. Experience in a variety of industries is preferrable
  • Proven skill at new business pitching and proposal development
  • Experience and/or training in issues management
  • Technical writing ability
  • Strategic thinking and inquisitive nature
  • Demonstrated successful account oversight: ensuring profitability, opportunities for growth and success against set KPIs
  • Tonnes of ambition and eagerness to further expand Rooster’s thriving B2B team
  • Excellent leadership skills. We’re looking for someone who will put fire and pride into the bellies of the B2B team.
  • Good media contacts or at least proven coverage success in business/B2B trade publications

Don’t tick all of the boxes. Neither do we.

We are driven by hiring not only by experience and relevance for the role but also the right attitudes and behaviours for success, so if you don’t meet all the listed criteria, please do still apply as we’d love to hear from you.

The Package:
A competitive salary of up to £65,000 based on experience.

Our benefits package includes Vitality private health cover, a 0% interest employee loan and a one-month sabbatical every five years.

We have numerous perks including ‘Hit of the Month’ financial award to recognise stand-out results, up to two company socials a year and an early finish on Fridays.

Hybrid working (1:4) between home and our office at The Ministry, (SE1) an amazing creative workspace with gym, bar, café, terrace, and events space. The Ministry provides weekly events for wellness, culture, life/business skills and entertainment, including regular sets from Ministry of Sound DJs and live bands.

The Process:
Tell us why you’re the person for this job. Send us your pitch, no longer than two paragraphs, to [email protected] with your CV attached.

We have a three stage interview process, starting with an initial video call with a member of our Talent Acquisition team; followed by a first round video interview with the hiring manager and then a final face-to-face interview and written assessment with a different people across the business.

We are ready to hire immediately, but we will wait for the right person.

The Small Print:

Rooster embraces diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building a team that embraces difference and represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please contact [email protected] and we will be happy to discuss.

Rooster can’t provide any legal sponsorship to attain a work visa or permit in the UK. We strongly advise that if you are unsure, you to seek legal counsel to ensure your right to work status in the UK is fully legal before you apply. Any offer of employment we make you will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the UK and Rooster will verify this as part of the onboarding process.

To all recruitment agencies: Rooster does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Rooster employees. Rooster is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.