Account Manager, Consumer

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
29 Sep 2016
29 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

About us

Cohn & Wolfe, the proud winners of PR Week Best Large Agency to Work For 2016 (Silver), Best Large Agency to work for 2015 and finalists for Consumer Agency of the Year 2015, is looking for an Account Manager with BIG brand experience to work with an impressive list of clients including: Newell brands (which owns Parker, Waterman and Rotring pens, Graco & Baby Jogger baby products), Ferrero, Thorntons, Colgate-Palmolive to name just a few.

Effective media relations are at the heart of everything we do and we’re always looking for opportunities to pitch our clients in to media. We have worked on some amazing, strategic, award winning creative campaigns for some of the world’s best known brands and new business is important to us too, we are always looking for opportunities to grow. As part of WPP, we often partner with our sister agencies on fully integrated campaigns and so there is a chance to further grow your network and further your expertise in the integrated space.

Our team is made up of nice talented people – and the ‘nice’ part is as important to us as the ‘talented’ part. We are keen to nurture talent so there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us. Our C&W family is extensive, with a network of offices around the world that are kept busy by a host of EMEA and International clients. We look for people who would be happy at Cohn & Wolfe – a vibrant meritocratic environment with entrepreneurism at its heart, where dedication and talent is rewarded.


About you

We are looking for a seasoned account manager to work across several of our top tier clients. You’ll have proven experience working on big brand campaigns and be confident in developing creative solutions that galvanise consumers into action.  Solid media relations and top-notch written skills are essential, as is the ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.  You will have worked in an agency environment and possess strong project, media and client management experience. Digital expertise and experience is essential.

We are looking for people with strong media handling skills, attention to detail and a positive, problem solving attitude. Good presentation and writing skills are essential.


Required skills

  • Strong media relations skills and media contacts with a strong news sense
  • Good digital & social expertise
  • Proven project management ability
  • Ability to juggle priorities and manage time effectively in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Ability to problem solve and work effectively under pressure
  • Proactive client relationship management
  • Team management experience
  • High standard of writing skills – a good eye for detail is a must
  • Strong organisational skills