Account Manager/Senior AM (Restaurants & Hospitality)

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Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
32-38k per annum
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
17 Mar 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a leading Restaurant/food communications agency in the UK, which due to Promotions within the business, and growth of divisions are now seeking a seasoned Account Manager OR Senior Account Manager with restaurant or food PR contacts and experience. The agency is based in central London and operates across the UK.

The agency culture is exciting, professional and fun, and they believe strongly in career development, which can be seen from their strong retention rate.You will have the opportunity to be invited to some great launches, events and restaurants

You Will Have;

  • Proven track record and experience in the hospitality sector
  • media and third party contacts
  • A nose for what is and what isn’t press worthy
  • Digital savvy and the ability to integrate campaigns
  • A big sense of teamwork and the ability to work autonomously
  • Strong writing skills – ability to write ‘journalist quality’ press release
  • Proven success in winning accounts and exceptional client servicing skills
  • A strong work ethic and passion for the industry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing all the day-to-day client activity and relationships 
  • Oversee client press coverage; ensuring regular and relevant coverage is secured and communicated to the client – seek to exceed client expectations
  • Act as a client counsel offering advice and nurture existing relationships
  • Provide line management and training and development for junior team members
  • Keep abreast of all media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs, for opportunities for clients including editorial and advertising
  • Signing off client status reports
  • Selling in bigger features and news stories to the media
  • Social media – oversee on behalf of clients and ensure team members are regularly promoting and interacting with clients across all platforms
  • Ensure your team manages their time effectively
  • Managing monthly status reports and coverage updates
  • Actively participate in new business development including proposal writing
  • Maintaining agreed client activity and budgets and alert the Account Director to any budget overspend/underspend
  • Ensure all work is completed on time and within budget
  • Ensure accurate invoicing for all clients

What you can expect in return:

  • The opportunity to work with some extremely high profile brands food,  drinks, restaurant, bars - global names
  • Commission: 10% of any fees introduced to the company and a stake in the company bonus scheme
  • Holiday: 32 days including bank holidays and Xmas closure Salary and Position review: October 2017

  • 50% of phone bill costs paid for AM and above.

  • The opportunity to dine and drink for free in some of London's best restaurants and bars

  • Weekly training sessions led internally and externally Regular team and company socials

  • Competitive salary benefits and regular reviews 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading and niche PR agency who have been involved in some of London's highly recognised restaurants/bar, pub campaigns. If you want to join this niche agency, and would like more information. please contact Daniel Andrews, MD Daniel@pr-search.co.uk or on 07939505874

 

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