ACCOUNT MANAGER/SENIOR | Financial Services, Energy

Central London
£30 - 40,000
17 Apr 2014
17 May 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

The Company

This is a leading international corporate and financial communications firm, based in Central London. As part of a global communications group and recognised for its work with emerging markets, this agency continues to offer a highly entrepreneurial spirit alongside the challenge of work in a multi-disciplined, multi-market environment. They have seen substantial international growth in retained business throughout this demanding economic time.

The Role

An Account Manager/Senior AM is required to join the team and work with leading FTSE100 companies primarily in the Financial Services and/or Energy sectors. This is an important roles to support the growth plans and the strategic development of the fast-growing company.

Key responsibilities will include:

Managing client projects;

Building and maintaining clients relationships and delivering on project expectations

Developing and nurturing media and other stakeholder relationships;

Being up to date on relevant media angles and client business sectors, trends and issues being faced;

Delivering high quality client documentation:

Be able to deliver and communicate confidently with client contacts, media and team members;

Be first line of client contact;

Contributing to sector focused marketing and new business activities, from helping to define strategy to supporting delivery of marketing activities from corporate events to new business pitch documents;

Candidate specifications

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience of the Financial Services and/or Energy sector and a strong interest in industry trends and challenges;

A background in corporate comms/corporate reputation and some experience of working with big blue chip clients;

A strong writer and communicator;

Good media contacts across nationals and b2b media

An understanding of how to exceed client and colleague expectations

The ability to take on the responsibility of managing client projects;