Our client is a full-service communications agency working for sophisticated financial institutions such as corporate and investment banks, fintech, credit rating agencies, analytics providers, financial market lobbyists and insurance brokers. 


We are looking for an account manager to lead on servicing a range of clients, delivering high-quality media results that meet or exceed client goals. The AM 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

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

  • Conduct outreach to reporters and editors that results in favourable 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

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

  • 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 


Salary depends on seniority and experience. Bonus and great benefits. Please send your CV and covering letter to Mette@mjrecruitment.co.uk