A Cheltenham based PR Agency is keen to employ an experienced Account Manager who has previous communications consultancy or equivalent in-house experience. Strong PR and social media skills will be essential.
You will be working on both consumer and B2B clients, the ideal candidate with have a flair for writing different styles of publication, and a good knowledge of the requirements of editors/journalists in lifestyle, trade, business, local and national press and online channels (including bloggers).
To be a middle liaison point between the consultancy and the client
You will be responsible for all day to day operations on behalf of the client but reports in to an Account Director / Director
You may have total responsibility for one or more accounts, running all of this business on his / her own, but within the overall supervision of the Account Director who will be called upon by either the Account Manager or the client for strategic advice when needed
The role may have an Account Executive reporting in
You will be expected to have an awareness of the commercial aspects of the company, take an interest in its viability and actively demonstrate new business awareness
You are expected to seek out opportunities to generate income from increased fees or turnover from existing clients
You are expected at all times to keep his / her Account Director informed of the current status of all activity on all clients, but particularly where there might be a problem
Maintain the highest standards for work carried out on behalf of clients
Secure the best outputs and outcomes on behalf of a client to given target audiences and within agreed budgets
Ensuring that all material submitted to the clients is of the highest quality, is correct, is on brief and creative
Providing advice to clients on matters in which he or she is confident - the Account Manager will seek higher advice where necessary
Development of subordinates, alongside the Account Director, if applicable
Maintaining an awareness of the profitability of accounts
To apply for this Account Manager job please contact Will @ Brook Street on 01242 233707 or email your CV