YAP Global

Account Director

Vertical
Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Fintech
Department
Public Relations
Website

YAP GLOBAL IS HIRING

Our dynamic team is looking for an ambitious and self-motivated team member to join as an Account Director. This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse portfolio of exciting fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. 

Account Director

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Skills & Knowledge Requirements: 

  • Leadership and management skills within a PR environment
  • Talent development expertise
  • Senior experience within a PR agency or in-house position
  • Business development abilities with track-record of success
  • Experienced at winning new clients and pitching for business
  • Keen networker and adept at building relationships with key influencers and industry spokespeople.
  • Proven ability to present complex industry information to target audiences.
  • Expertise at handling a range of media to place products, grow brands, or pitch for new customers.
  • Excellent project management skills with strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Strong negotiation and delegation skills.
  • Business acumen with the ability to communicate across departments and represent PR at a senior level within the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing a team of PR professionals and account managers, providing career counsel, professional development support, monitoring and performance reviews.
  • Identifying training needs where required.
  • Managing new accounts along with existing ones.
  • Key contact for clients.
  • Overseeing media strategy and account development.
  • Providing support for agency growth and development of new business pipeline.
  • Achieving exceptional outcomes for current clients and managing an extended portfolio ensuring consistency of service is delivered in line with company policy.
  • Championing the agency values and brand.
  • Developing senior press relationships and managing contacts with key commentators, industry spokespeople and sector influencers.
  • Offering crisis management and counsel to clients and extending networking opportunities.
  • Overseeing the provision of account resources.
  • Formulating business strategy in conjunction with other directors.

ABOUT US: 

YAP Global (Your Angle Presented Globally) is an international PR and communications firm that works with meaningful fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency projects with stories we believe should be heard on the global stage. 

Our portfolio of clients includes industry leaders such as Bitmain, CoinDesk, Securitize, MEW (MyEtherWallet), Legacy Trust and more. 

YAP Global aims to be the bridge between quality journalism and emerging technology companies who are making a difference in the world.

Our dynamic team is looking for an ambitious and self-motivated team member to join as an Account Director. This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse portfolio of exciting fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. 

While we are based in London, this role is not location-specific, we’re ideally looking for someone based in the Asia Pacific region. 

If you are looking to join a fast-paced, engaging, and growing team, then YAP Global could be the perfect place for you. Perks include flexible working, opportunity to learn from a global team and travel. 

To apply, please send the following to samantha@yapglobal.com:

  1. Your resume/ CV 
  2. A one-page letter on why you want to join, why you will be a good fit.
  3. If YAP Global was your client, can you provide three ways you would boost their PR profile.
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