Account Manager - Financial Services

£30k - 35k per year
28 Mar 2013
25 Apr 2013
Gemma Broadhurst
Account Manager
Full Time

This highly respected financial services agency specialising in insurance clients ranging from large FTSE 250 to private companies, is now looking for an Account Manager to join this close knit team and offering an attractive salary and benefits package.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day to day management of client accounts
  • Devising client PR plans and calendars
  • Managing clients’ social media activity
  • Drafting and distributing press releases and regulatory announcements via RNS and dealing with media queries
  • Identifying media opportunities and arranging interviews
  • Writing presentations and awards entries and editing articles and media comments
  • Event organisation
  • Financial reporting for listed clients
  • Contributing to all new business initiatives including developing relationships with the advisory community and conducting research and writing presentations where required

Skills and attributes:

  • At least 4 yrs experience in B2B PR, preferably in financial services
  • Good knowledge of the insurance sector and willingness to learn
  • Strong relationships with national, wire and trade journalists and analysts
  • Excellent knowledge of social media and how it can be used successfully in business
  • Enthusiastic and hard-working with a good work ethic