Account Manager / Senior Account Manager

A1 People
London (Central), London (Greater)
02 March 2018
31 March 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is an award-winning communications consultancy for the arts, culture and luxury sectors, focusing on brand management, audience engagement and revenue generation. With offices in London, Istanbul, New Delhi and Mumbai, and an affiliate agency in New York, our client offers a bespoke communications service that combines specialist expertise and local insight with a genuinely global network.

Founded in 2009, the company has a fast-growing team of passionate and creative communications specialists, committed to delivering innovative and impactful campaigns for its expanding portfolio of clients.

Our client seeks an experienced Account Manager / Senior Account Manager to join the internationally expanding company, working across the arts, culture and luxury sectors. The role requires a highly organised and motivated individual with proven experience of managing multiple client and media relationships, as well as delivering first-class campaign results. The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for arts and culture, and excellent team leadership.

Educated to degree level
Minimum 3-4 years' experience of working in the PR or communications industries, ideally with an agency
A genuine and demonstrable passion for arts and culture
Proven experience in team leadership and management
Strong contacts in both the UK and international media
Ability to construct and implement ambitious press campaigns, integrating digital and social media strategy
Proven experience in managing high end client relationships
Superb written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organisation and time management
Experience in project management
Attention to detail, with strong copywriting and editing skills
Determined, proactive, and works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Experience of working with external stakeholders and partners
Flexible approach to work with ability to attend evening and weekend events where necessary
Experience of event management, specifically private views and press previews

A network of professional contacts and relationships in the arts, culture and luxury sectors
Knowledge of databases (Gorkana), Photoshop and Mac
Ability to construct and implement digital strategies with a focus on social media
A demonstrable creative approach
Languages desirable

Account Manager to manage campaigns for clients across the arts, culture and luxury sectors, including, but not limited to, commercial galleries, art fairs, public institutions, not-for-profits and festivals.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Planning and implementing strategic media and digital campaigns for clients
Managing campaign and account administration
Developing and maintaining strong client relationships
Creating and editing press releases, media lists and publicity plans
Creating and overseeing digital campaign strategies
Securing and analysing editorial coverage
Liaising with stakeholders in the corporate, events and culture sectors
Managing client events, private views, photocalls, press offices and launches
Managing press trips and budgets
Responding to journalist requests and enquiries
Building relationships with UK and international media
Researching and writing new business proposals
Networking for new business opportunities
Participating in new business pitches
Contributing to Flint social media and brand perception
Managing Account Executives, Junior Account Executives and interns
Supporting and reporting to Account Directors and Company Directors
Working with colleagues across other offices including Delhi and Istanbul
Travelling to international cultural events to manage on-site press office and press trips as required    
Please apply with your CV

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