Weber Shandwick Thailand is seeking a PR Account Director to lead its largest account in Bangkok. This is an important role with a major global client and will test the candidate's account management and storytelling skills, potentially opening a door to more senior roles with the agency.
Role Description: The successful candidate will lead a team of 5 dedicated to this account, which for many years has been among Weber Shandwick’s largest global clients including some 15 years in Thailand. The Bangkok account team needs fresh leadership to develop new skills and creativity and drive more focused PR outcomes.
Key skills: This senior role requires hands-on expertise in PR account management, team leadership, English writing and editing, and a nose for creative storytelling. You will also have effective relationship building skills as part of a sophisticated regional communications team.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will manage and nurture a local team, liaise with the client's local and regional SEA communications team, and drive effective PR outcomes in the following core areas:
This role may suit a locally based expat with senior agency experience and possibly additional journalism expertise, or a Thai resident with excellent English skills and several years’ experience in a mid-senior role with a global agency.
An excellent salary is offered, commensurate with your experience and suitability.