(Junior) Account Manager (Drinks PR)

Reuben Sinclair
£28k - 33k per year
Closing date
26 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Lifestyle PR, Consumer
Senior Executive, Manager / Mid-Management
Food & Drink
Business Type
Agency / Consultancy
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Job Details

A multi-award-winning specialist drinks PR agency is on the hunt for an enthusiastic and hard working (Junior) Account Manager to join its friendly team. 

With over 15 years in the drinks business, this agency has developed an outstanding reputation for itself, delivering a full service offering that goes beyond traditional PR. Amongst its impressive portfolio of clients are a few wine brands you're bound to have heard of (or drank!) and they're not afraid to call themselves self-confessed wine nerds! The Account Manager will be joining a close-knit team of relaxed and friendly people -egos are a no go here and warmth and authenticity is welcomed!

About the (Junior) Account Manager role:

This hands-on (Junior)Account Manager role will solely focus on one client - a top supermarket - looking after its extensive drinks collection and serving as the lead client contact. Reporting into the PR Director and managing one Account exec, day-to-day activity will include:

    Collaborating with the events team on special projects and initiatives 

    Managing press office activities including media relations and press asset creation - ensuring consistent and high quality coverage is generated 

    Overseeing, coordinating and attending press events and trips 

    Supporting on crisis communication

    Tracking all activity on the account and managing client reporting 

    Feeding into new business pitches, supporting on creative ideation right through to presentation

The ideal (Junior) Account Manager may be a Senior Account Executive seeking a step up or a newly promoted Account Manager that wants opportunities to develop a specialism in drinks PR. In addition you will :

    Be someone who has some drinks PR experience, particularly within the wine industry.

    Have working knowledge of who the key players are in consumer and trade drinks media and know exactly how to get their attention

    Be commercially astute and able to confidently counsel clients on the impact of PR on their business. 

    Be hands-on and will enjoy working collaboratively 

    Have an excellent client manner with a strong understanding of how to effectively develop a trusting relationship with clients

    Have exceptional organizational skills with demonstrable experience time planning 

    Have clean UK driving license 

In return, the (Junior) Account Manager will receive:

    Salary of circa £28,000-£33,000 dependant on experience

    30 days holiday (including bank holidays)

    Private healthcare policy

If you're interested in this (Junior) Account Manager role, please contact Ijeoma at [email protected]


Established in 2007, Reuben Sinclair is a London based recruitment agency. We're experts in sales, marketing, PR and digital recruitment. Our success and growth is purely down to putting our clients, candidates and employees at the heart of everything we do.

However organisations connect with their target audiences, Reuben Sinclair work with the people that help drive that engagement. We are a preferred recruitment partner to large consumer brands, global B2B specialists, multi award-winning agencies, charities, start-ups and of course, talented individuals in search of career assistance. Over 60% of our clients choose to work with us exclusively.

We assist our clients by delivering talent in order to help grow their teams across all disciplines within Marketing Communications: PR, Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, IR, Consumer, Branding, Digital, etc. Assisting with Agency and In-House positions from Account Executive to Partner and PR Officer to Head of PR.

The recruitment market is a competitive one and when we started our journey we never set out to be the biggest but we always aspired to be the best. To remain at the forefront of such a competitive industry, we continue to be dynamic and innovative. Our Talent Referral Network and FlexiRec recruitment services are principal examples of how we continue to evolve so that we can best service your recruitment needs with tangible differences to our competitors.

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