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Junior Account Manager

Surrey From £21-25K dependent on experience

Boutique consumer PR agency seeks experienced Junior Account Manager to work across health, beauty and aesthetic clients to help shape a brand from the beginning and manage a vibrant team of Account Executives. Must be from an agency background and a PR /marketing degree is required.

Due to rapid growth Image Box are looking to recruit a Junior Account Manager who has worked in an agency environment for a minimum of three years, in the health and beauty arenas. We are looking for a candidate who has a proven track record of consumer PR, managing a team of account executives and is driven for success, self-motivated, strategic, creative and incredibly dedicated to the role.

Candidate requirements

Media

  • Outstanding media contacts in the fields of health, beauty and lifestyle
  • Extensive experience of national newspaper and magazine coverage, including product, news and case study placement. Evidence of this will be required
  • Proven experience of delivering consistent and high quality press coverage in the above media
  • The ability to implement and take responsibility for successful campaigns

Communications

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to include:
  • Strong copy-writing skills, including creative press releases, proposals, briefing reports, marketing copy etc
  • Excellent proof-reading and editing skills
  • Experience managing a team of account executives
  • Proven track record of dealing with and successfully managing several clients at any one time
  • Strong communication, consultative and selling-in skills coupled with a tangible passion for this sector
  • This role will see you taking a very hands-on approach and being a key contact for your clients so candidate must be a confident presenter, able to present in an articulate and inspirational way

Creativity

  • A creative mind and a demonstrable passion for creativity to include:
  • Brainstorming – day-to-day, pitches and PR plans
  • News creation – day-to-day to drive results, ability to apply creative angles to secure stories
  • Media hijacking – taking advantage of the news agenda to drive stories for your clients
  • Major feature coverage for brands
  • Ability to inspire others to think outside the box for PR campaigns

Social Media

  • An interest and solid understanding of social media to include:
  • Experience running campaigns via Twitter, Facebook and blogging sites
  • Creating social media tactics to drive conversation

What you will get from us

  • The opportunity to work with some very niche brands that crossover the health, beauty fashion and aesthetic arenas
  • Excellent basic pay. Fantastic bonus structure
  • More responsibility on your accounts
  • Excellent training and career progression

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29 January 2013
28 February 2013
Jodie Hart
Account Manager
Full Time
Permanent
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