Account Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Expires
28 Jun 2017
To be responsible for overseeing accounts for PR communications, referring any complex issues to the Senior Account Manager or Director. To assist with the planning involved in a growing client relationship for smaller accounts within the Freshwater Group. Advising and assisting smaller accounts on media and communications. Client Details One of the leading Marketing Agencies in Cardiff are looking for a Account Manager to join the team. Description To be responsible for assisting with managing a number of smaller accounts advising on PR, media handling and communications. To be responsible for developing activities for clients of smaller accounts, and overseeing their execution. To be responsible for quality controlling all aspects of the client's programmes and relationship with the group. To be responsible for writing all day to day written material for the client, including press releases, features, statements, Q&A's, speeches, presentations etc. To be responsible for fee earning. To support the Senior Account Manager and Account Director on the larger and more senior accounts within the Wales division. To manage Account Executive(s) to contribute to the implementation of the division strategy. To write press releases. To ensure objectives are met for clients, to time and to budget. To assist with ad hoc features that are controversial and to effectively manage any crisis communications. To be responsible for working with the Senior Account Manager and the Director on new business development and clients To deputise for the Senior Account Manager at relevant forums. To be responsible for writing materials for the client that are at a level that may be of a key or highly sensitive nature, dealing with senior level clients. To be responsible for having the final say on the amendment and quality of press releases, internal copy for newsletters etc. produced by junior members of the team, for some of the smaller accounts. To develop relationships with journalists, stakeholders, and media partners as and when appropriate. To oversee the management and organisation of key events. To be responsible for negotiating media promotions and advertorials. To ensure quality assurance is embedded within any work, pitches, reports, presentations undertaken. Any other duties deemed necessary by the Line Manager. Adhere to the company Health and Safety policy and Equality and Diversity; also comply with all HR policies and procedures. Profile Client management PR journey and the media and communication strategies and activities involved. Understand marketing disciplines. Knowledge of different business sectors. Knowledge of the public affairs and stakeholder engagement. Knowledge of up to date social media sites and how to implement relevant social media strategies. Understanding of the client management PR journey and the media and communication strategies and activities involved. Knowledge of different business sectors. Knowledge of the public affairs and stakeholder engagement. Experience in social media sites and how to implement relevant social media strategies. Experience of working as an Account Manager and/or Senior Account Manager in a similar PR role within an agency environment. Experience of working with account management programmes and processes. Some people management experience. Experience of pitching and making new business presentations. Job Offer £20,000-£23,000 benefits This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74555833