Z7 Communications is looking for Account Directors for its expanding leadership team to drive the fashion, beauty and fine jewellery/watches divisions. The Account Directors will have proven international brand and agency experience and will be accountable for the management and leadership of high profile international client relations as well as seeking new business opportunities to continue to build the divisions.
The Account Directors will deliver world-class, integrated brand communications strategies and targeted partnerships and will ensure client confidence as well as inspire and drive a team of Account Managers and Executives. She/he will direct innovative 360-degree strategies (including earned and owned PR, social, digital and events) that maximize client goals in the region and offer creative and innovative ideas.
Working seamlessly with clients, the Accounts Directors will drive the team to exceed campaign deliverables and expectations and be a respected advisor for regionally relevant strategy planning.
Proven client management skills
Confident presenter and communicator
Superior knowledge of the global fashion/beauty landscape
Proven leader and strong people development skills
Willingness to travel for programs and events (percentage varies per client)
Exceptional problem-resolution skills, including the ability to think creatively and prioritize multiple projects in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
At least 8-10 years of luxury/fashion/beauty PR experience, or similar.
Reporting to the Account Director/Senior Account Manager, the Account Manager will be responsible for the management of the PR and communications for high-profile accounts including strategies, plans, client and media/influencer relationships and partnerships and positive brand campaigns. The Account Manager will be responsible for overseeing and developing one or more Account Executives. The role sits alongside 5 successful, results driven Account Managers.
The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of the fashion and beauty industry, superior knowledge of the digital arena, be dynamic and strategic, possess excellent writing skills, have the ability to lead and motivate others and be adept at managing multiple high-profile clients.
Positive and proactive, can-do attitude with co-workers and clients
Must lead by example with excellent written and verbal communication skills and acute attention to detail
Must be able to multi-task, prioritise workload and meet deadlines
Experience in working with multiple luxury brands
Generate innovative and creative ideas and solutions to everyday challenges
Take ownership for specific projects without supervision
Display leadership qualities and effectively delegates where appropriate
Strong computer skills
At least 5/6 years of luxury/beauty/fashion PR or digital marketing experience, or similar.
Manage the development of integrated communications and PR strategies, campaigns and initiatives that meet client objectives, and drive brand image and awareness across platforms
Lead client relationships and correspondence
Build strong working relationships with existing media and influencers, as well as seeking out new relationships relevant to business needs and requirements
Responsible for securing best-in-class placements in top-tier print, digital and broadcast outlets
Plan and actualise PR events
Due to an internal promotion, Z7 COMMUNICATIONS is looking for an energetic, proactive and passionate individual to manage the PR Showroom for its international fashion, beauty, watches and fine jewellery clients.
The Showroom Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day, smooth running of the showroom and will oversee the coordination of all fashion and beauty samples and will build relationships with stylists/fashion editors and influencers.
A fundamental knowledge of fashion and/or PR is necessary. Acute attention to detail, strong administrative, analytical, problem solving, oral/written communication skills are essential, so is a positive and proactive, can-do attitude with co-workers, media/influencers and clients.
Previous luxury/fashion experience at entry level is required, or similar.
general career opportuniTIES
We are always looking for the best talent to our join our team. If you do not see a position that currently suits your skills, you are welcome to share your CV with the Z7 Communications talent team for a future fit.