Account Manager- Corporate

Location
London
Salary
£30k - 33k per year
Posted
05 Jul 2013
Closes
20 Dec 2013
Ref
VP4261
Contact
Sarah Fell
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

One of the largest Global PR agencies based in London are seeking a smart, self-motivated Account Manager / Senior Account Manager with solid experience in Corporate public relations. As part of the Corporate and Financial team, the role will involve working on a mix of Corporate clients.
Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the media
  • Writing press releases, articles and other PR materials
  • Day-to-day reporting, monitoring and account handling
  • Dealing directly with clients on a day to day basis
  • Supporting senior account handlers as appropriate
  • Involvement in every aspect of creating and implementing innovative communications and stakeholder outreach programmes

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent writing skills. The ability to write clearly and effectively
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Initiative - an ability and willingness to make sound decisions and overcome obstacles without always deferring to a senior figure
  • Experience in the day-to-day requirements of account handling
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to 'sell a story' and communicate confidently with the media
  • An understanding of the complexities of managing the corporate reputation across multiple stakeholders
  • Desire to work as part of a team in a busy, fast paced and highly motivated working environment