Account Manager – Top Tier Corporate, Crisis & Public Affairs Campaigns

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£Excellent + Great Benefits
17 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
SP 365351
Job Type
Full Time

Exceptional Account Manager required.  Varied campaigns including corporate / B2B, issues and crisis and public affairs.  Top tier cross sector clients.  Superb client ownership.  Strong financial packages. 

Our client, a dynamic fully integrated and award winning agency which boasts unrivalled industry connections and a client list featuring a fantastic mixture of cross sector blue chip giants and game changing innovators, is seeking a star Account Manager to work on a broad range of corporate/B2B, issues & crisis and public affairs campaigns.  This is a seriously ambitious firm which has enjoyed unprecedented growth in fee revenue, while winning influential new clients, expanding its international network and attracting top industry talent.    

Due to continued growth, there is now a need for an Account Manager to work in its cross sector corporate communications and public affairs team.  Learning from some of the most respected minds in the industry and mentoring a team, this exceptional role will deliver a range of corporate, crisis and public affairs campaigns.  This role will enjoy excellent client ownership and exposure throughout the full campaign while also being able to display commercial acumen when supporting new business.  

Candidate Attributes:
•    Experience dealing with a wide spectrum of national, regional, online, trade and  specialist media
•    Strong press office  experience ideally in corporate and/or b2b,  with proven ability in
•    proactive and  reactive media relations
•    Excellent written skills with an ability to offer great advice either in writing  or verbally
•    Solid social media skills, including measurement and  evaluation
•    Experience being part of a winning  new business team
•    Excellent time management, with the  ability to keep important tasks on accounts moving by deftly managing up and  down.

Ideal candidates will display a combination of past corporate communications/B2B PR and public affairs / policy gained in a reputable agency, or coupled with in-house experience.   Knowledge of the housing/property, energy and transport sectors would be particularly useful.  You will have a strong interest in politics and public issues as well as an in-depth knowledge of the media with broad media networks including social media.  In addition you will demonstrate good commercial awareness when helping to win new business and the ability to effectively manage senior client relationships, advising on a range of issues.  The ability to effectively mentor and manage teams will also be highly valued.   If you feel you have the suitable experience and skill to complete the role, please submit your CV for consideration.

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