Account Manager - Fashion & Retail

Central London
£25k - £33k + benefits
19 Jul 2013
19 Aug 2013
LK 928869
Full Time
Contract Type

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly talented Account Manager to join a pioneering retail communications agency and work across a range of highly coveted clients.

Our client works with  some of the most highly regarded high street and luxury retail clients in the industry. Working across a broad range of retail brands, you will be responsible for providing exceptional and innovative PR solutions that exceed client expectations and deliver excellence through your team.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in fashion, luxury, retail or lifestyle PR with an undeniable passion for these sectors. Energetic and confident, the  candidate should have excellent media relations experience, strong communications skills and the ability to lead and motivate other members of their team.

Key Attributes:

  • Strong passion and commercial awareness of the retail and fashion industry sectors
  • Excellent media relations
  • Client servicing skills
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Proven project management skills
  • Line management experience
  • Strong digital capabilities and understanding

Key Responsibilities:

  • Professional account management of all campaigns
  • Build and maintain media relationships
  • Selling in and pitching feature ideas
  • Ensure all requests from the media are responded to efficiently
  • PR copy writing
  • Contribute to and take ownership for the writing of client proposals and strategies
  • Plan and manage client and internal events
  • Manage the performance and development of the team

In return you will work across a variety of established to upcoming, high street and luxury brands, liaising directly with influential industry leaders and managing VIP clients.