EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR ACCOUNT MANAGERS -
FINANCIAL AND CORPORATE PR - CENTRAL LONDON 

My client is an award-winning communications agency. Their Financial Services & Corporate PR team works for a range of leading financial institutions. Their Corporate clients consist of NGO’s, think-tanks, professional associations and some of the largest multinational enterprises globally. 

 

Combining intelligence-led news generation and thought-leadership campaigns, the team focuses on communicating its clients’ expertise using a range of content generation and media penetration strategies (as well as events and digital media). It also acts as a trusted collaborative partner with a deep understanding of client sensitivities.

 

As an Account Manager, you will take the lead on servicing a range of clients, delivering high-quality media results that meet or exceed client goals. You will devise creative strategies that utilise traditional and digital/social media and will develop client content, including media materials, online content, media pitches, bylines and Q&As and participating in media outreach.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a demonstrated ability to produce written documents targeting different audiences

  • Manage workstreams and serve as day-to-day contact with clients

  • Conduct outreach to reporters and editors that results in favorable media coverage, incorporating clients’ key messages

  • Track and understand key client industry issues and how they are impacted by regulatory activities

  • Serve as point-person with stakeholders, external organizations, partners, and vendors

  • Write strategic memos, media pieces (including op-eds and LTEs), backgrounders, client-ready reports and briefing documents

  • Collaborate with colleagues from other teams and offices to maximize the effectiveness of the client program

  • Manage quality of work by demonstrating professionalism and team leadership

  • Ability to produce high-quality results under tight deadlines 

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work well within a dynamic team environment

  • Address client issues thoughtfully and effectively

  • Communicate effectively with team members

  • Actively develop team and provide coaching and feedback

 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Creative strategy development and execution.

  • Excellent client communication and leadership skills.

  • Strong speaking, writing, and editing skills.

  • Ability to supervise and motivate account staff.

  • Problem-solving.

  • Ability to manage a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.

  • Messaging and brand development experience.

  • 3-4 years experience, preferably within an agency atmosphere

  • At least a 2.1 degree from a Russell Group (or equiv) university.   

If you would like to know more about this role, contact me via email at: Mette@mjrecruitment.co.uk I make myself available to meet new candidates on short notice and guarantee total discretion.