Account Manager

Posted 15 May by Atlas Commercial Recruitment Easy Apply

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic organisation that is seeking to recruit a Account Manager to join their team based in Tunbridge Wells.

The role will require you to be responsible for implementing the strategies and activities as detailed by seniors, as well as proactively looking for opportunities or devising ideas to contribute to the team effort.

Duties will include:

  • Identifying feature opportunities, understanding the business issues or product requirements to sell in features
  • Writing monthly activity reports, quarterly/annual client reviews
  • Taking a brief from a client and writing coherent and factually accurate press releases and copy that requires minimal amends from seniors and clients
  • Raising the standard of account management
  • Ensuring press coverage is delivered to clients in a timely fashion
  • Taking ownership of meeting preparations, ensuring that all agendas, meeting notes, monthly reports etc. are produced, and liaising with manager/director on requirements for meeting
  • Participating in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches
  • Understanding financial controls on all accounts, mark-up rules and budgeting procedures
  • Contributing to new business brainstorms and responding to client briefs
  • Negotiating with suppliers effectively and be capable of briefing designers, photographers, and printers in a knowledgeable and precise manner
  • Developing a full understanding of how the media works
  • Running the features programmes for all clients, identify opportunities; liaise with clients on suitable approaches and drafting of copy, as well as selling items in to media
  • Being completely coherent and competent in all areas of media promotional activity
  • Driving the media relations programme for all clients
  • Being proactive in all media areas for clients
  • Making verbal approaches confidently to all journalists
  • Assisting in the organisation of events
  • Producing internal copy for newsletters, internal briefings and notice boards
  • Creating accurately written communications
  • Handling and overseeing all administration for accounts including filing, press cuttings etc. to ensure the smooth running of the business

Skills and experience required:

  • You should also be fairly self-sufficient, capable of running smaller accounts virtually on your own, with minimal guidance from seniors
  • Proven PR experience is essential
  • Proven client handling and relationship building skills
  • Ability to influence through effective communication
  • Good writing and proof reading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work flexibly and prioritise workload
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Proven experience researching case studies, writing, and running social media campaigns

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Reference: 34156710

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