Account Manager- Corporate

London
£30k - 33k per year
05 Jul 2013
20 Dec 2013
VP4261
Sarah Fell
Full Time
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