Senior Account Manager - Food & Drink, Hospitality

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
09 Feb 2019
Ref
GV802583
Sector
Consumer, FMCG
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Account Manager - Food & Drink, Hospitality

GV802583

Working for specialist in publicising and marketing in the hospitality sector. They love the thriving restaurant, bar and venue scene and apply their expertise to help Chefs, venues and events set themselves apart from the competition. After several exciting new client wins they are looking for an exceptional Senior Account Manager to join the team.

As a Senior Account Manager, you will oversee the day-to-day PR & marketing activity on a selection of clients. You will assist with strategies for PR & marketing campaigns, including involvement with chefs, pitching and placement, launches and events. Expected to develop and maintain fantastic relationships with clients and media alike. Run a number of the accounts with your junior team, and are expected to nurture this talent in the agency also work alongside senior Directors and junior team members on the larger, strategic accounts and form an integral part of these important campaigns.

You will have worked at Account Manager level in a restaurant or food PR agency or in house for at least three years. Strong experience with the day-to-day support of accounts. Have Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to demonstrate creativity in previous campaigns. Strong previous experience within restaurant / bar / food / drink PR with strong contacts within the media and industry would be ideal! 

Salary includes work-related travel, phone compensation and a rewarding ‘New Business Bonus’ structure. There is a clear progression planned for this position within the agency.

Successful candidates will have a real passion for consumer PR, and particularly food & drink PR; displaying a strong understanding of both traditional and digital platforms.  Candidates will have a strong interest in food & drink, really enjoy media relations, be commercially astute and creative; with the ability to manage multiple work streams while delivering excellent client service.  If you feel you have the skills for the role, please send your CV for consideration.

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