Account Director

Account Director (Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns) - Brussels

Following a series of major new client wins in Europe, Red Flag is now recruiting an Account Director (Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns) to lead engagement across our growing international client base. As Account Director, you will lead a number of client accounts and campaigns, identify and secure new clients, and be responsible for the overall development and profitability of accounts in your portfolio.
Red Flag is a specialist consultancy, helping businesses and organisations to identify and address regulatory, political and reputational risk with offices in Dublin, Brussels, Paris and London. Red Flag is run by former government advisers, diplomats, journalists and multinational business executives backed up by a team of communications, political and strategy consultants.
This is a full-time position at our offices in Brussels, Belgium with international travel required.
Your responsibilities
Drive overall growth of accounts including profit goals in your portfolio.
Plan, develop and manage budget recommendations, work goals, measurements, and training requirements necessary to provide both quality and profitable service to Clients.
Ensure the timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects to assure earnings, growth, and profit goals are achieved.  
Maintain open and complete communications of client issues with functional leaders and corporate management.
Provide leadership/motivation and convey the vision and values of Red Flag to the assigned staff.
Skills and Experience:
Proven experience as an Account Director on international accounts
Demonstrable experience in negotiation and meeting client requirements
Solid understanding of budgeting and reporting on progress
Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and metrics
Proven ability to foster and maintain long-term relationships
Excellent organisational and leadership skills
Exceptional communication and report writing skills, including fluent English and at least one other European language.
Attractive terms and conditions for the right candidate with a remuneration package based on experience. Candidates should submit a CV and cover letter, detailing all relevant experience and outlining what they can bring to Red Flag, to careers@thisisredflag.com, with the subject-line ‘Account Director – Brussels’ by 5pm on Thursday September  22nd next.