Account Manager - Text100 | Holmes Report Jobs Board
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Account Manager - Text100

New York, NY

We are Text100. We are a true global team and share a passion for storytelling. Our mission is to help brands shape an authentic narrative that reflects their values and engages audiences. We’re not for the faint-hearted but if you’re prepared to be bold and take risks, the rewards are limitless.

Text100 has a uniquely connected culture built on the idea of operating as one team around the world, unified by a shared set of values and common goals. It’s through this collaborative partnership based on trust and confidence between our people and our clients that allows for a global flow of creative ideas executed seamlessly and consistently in every market. We believe work and play are not mutually exclusive. We build lasting friendships at work, and take time to give back to our local communities.

Position Summary:

Responsible for running PR campaigns on time, on budget and to client briefs and for ensuring that client accounts are run on a day-to-day basis in terms of the client, the media and the team. May be responsible for line management of direct reports and deputises for the Senior Account Manager or Account Director in their absence.

Level: 5-6 years of public relations or communications experience

Responsibilities:

  • Provide client consultancy and day to day account management to clients.
  • Support and direct account teams in the development, coordination, implementation and administration of public relation campaigns using traditional and social media tools.
  • Responsible for the management and development of Account Coordinators and Account Executives.
  • Cultivate and build new and existing relationships with clients in order to support new business efforts.
  • Ensures the team executes against plans on time and within budget.   With support from others, begins to develop realistic campaign budgets and plans
  • Proactively develops high value, trusted relationships with key journalists, analysts, bloggers and other influencers in the market
  • Leverages relationships and influencer knowledge to achieve landmark results for clients
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of social media and can advise clients on issues relating to social media
  • Can clearly articulate their clients’ business model and strategy and how client PR campaigns contribute toward the business goals of their client
  • Effectively participates in brainstorms and able to develop creative campaign ideas and new ways of working

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent ideally in the field of PR, Communications, Marketing, Business or Journalism
  • 5-6 years of public relations or communications experience
  • Previous experience in a PR agency environment at Senior Account Executive or Account Manager level
  • Knowledge of marketing and technology space
  • Strong media relations experience
  • Actively communicates via social media platforms
  • Ability to travel on a short term basis for client and business demands
  • Previous experience of coaching and managing more junior employees
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and keep a sense of humor;
  • Positive attitude, ability to multi-task and can work independently and as a team

Desired Qualifications

  • Postgraduate level qualification, ideally in the field of PR, Communications, Marketing, Business or Journalism

Language Requirements: Fluent written and spoken English.

Benefits:

  • 4 weeks of vacation (5 weeks after one year)
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 2 duvet days/year (unscheduled absence when you just want play or sleep all day!)
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Full medical, dental and vision
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • 401k Plan, Company Match, Immediate Vesting
  • Annual bonus package
  • International opportunity

The people who succeed at Text100 are self-motivated, ambitious, and eager to think outside the box. Your passion for continual learning, genuine communications, and great sense of humor will get you far.


Please apply here

30/06/2017