A digital focused PR Agency is looking for an ambitious Senior Account Manager or Account Director with a background in consumer tech and lifestyle. 60% will concentrate on team management and 40% on their clients.
You would be working with a fantastic close-knit and creative team in the heart of London, concentrating on working with a range of exciting start-ups from the UK, Europe and the US.
With a strong focus on harnessing and setting the news agenda, you will need to have a good understanding of the UK and international media landscape.
- Provide robust account direction and team management, but lead by example and still be ready and willing to roll up your sleeves
- Overall client servicing and planning
- Actively listening to client needs and communicating this to the tech, business and lifestyle teams
- Coach, mentor and support junior team members
- Take an active role in pitches for new business prospects and potential clients
Experience & Skills:
- Passion and understanding for consumer technology and how this translates into both business and lifestyle PR
- 5+ years’ experience and proven track record in running consumer/B2B campaigns
- Thinking on your feet and responding to breaking news stories on behalf of clients in a fast and creative manner
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Skilled team manager and mentor