Account Manager — WE Communications | Holmes Report Jobs Board
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Account Manager — WE Communications

London, UK
£33-36000k

B2B/Technology

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: 

WE Communications, one of the world’s largest independent integrated communications agencies, is looking for driven professionals to join us at our shiny new office in Southwark. Our London office is one of 22 across the globe, and it’s expanding rapidly. We work across time zones and continents. Our clients are innovative and so is our work – and importantly, our employees come first. 

 

We have an open role for a first-rate PR/Comms operator to take over the management of a number of our established global technology and B2B brands; providing insightful client counsel, a deep understanding of the technology sector and it’s influencers, and a  passion for business writing.  This a great opportunity for a solid AM, or experienced SAE to join a very talented, super-collaborative and committed team, working on a great mix of B2B and B2C clients.  

 

Key strengths for this role include content creation, UK media relations, international coordination and experience of multi-channel/multi-platform campaigns.  You should have a solid understanding of PR and digital, how a PR agency integrates both into a cohesive working strategy.  You will be working with a fantastic Account Director, who will invest time and energy in your own development and career progression.   

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

  • Day-to-day client management – working with both PR and marketing clients. 

  • Media strategy and campaign development 

  • Media execution – across UK national, business and technology medial landscape 

  • Team leadership – working with colleagues across time zones  and regions 

  • Working with account teams to run integrated (traditional and digital) campaigns 

  • Development of regular ‘smaller campaign’ plans as well as overall client strategy  

  • Story generation – helping to brainstorm ideas to generate coverage for clients 

 

Key Attributes of the Candidate: 

Leadership: 

  • Confident, entrepreneurial, self-starter: able to identify and seize opportunities and build trust with key internal and external stakeholders 

  • Has experience conducting successful business development for both new and existing clients 

  • Has confidence and knowledge to provide advice/counsel to clients in and around specialist area 

  • Has strong and persuasive communication skills 

  • Is a creative, flexible problem solver  

  • Has desire to work as one team and share knowledge 

Personal Management and Style: 

  • Is committed to delivering and exceeding expectations 

  • Shows patience and tenacity   

  • Drives efficiency and best practice 

  • Innovates and has the ability to deliver change 

  • Is flexible and responsive to changing priorities 

  • Is a genuine team player who is willing to learn and collaborate across all agency disciplines. 

Previous proven experience: 

  • 4+ years within a PR/Comms agency 

  • Experience of working across very technical clients, with the ability to seamlessly transition to more consumer-orientated clients 

  • Experience of both B2B and B2C, across multiple sectors 

  • EME 

  • Proven track record of delivering successful campaigns, both in the UK and across EMEA(ideally) 

Agency Business 

  • Meet WE guidelines on best business practices including utilization, daily timesheets, accurate billing, timely expense reports, etc.  

  • Manage and understand how to utilize internal client service teams (editing, production, library, etc.) to ensure quality, comprehensive service to clients  

Culture: 

  • Fast paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.)  

  • Strong customer service orientation  

  • Willingness to take risks  

  • Extensive computer and phone use  

  • Interest in technology and how it’s changing our world  

  • Non-Bureaucratic and relaxed working environment 

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10/05/2019

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