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PR Account Manager - WE Buchan

Sydney or Melbourne, Australia


Beautiful beaches, perfect weather, flexible working conditions and great pay – have you considered a job in Australia?

WE Buchan is on the hunt for our next ultra-talented Account Manager to join our award-winning agency. Based in sunny Sydney, this exciting opportunity for an Account Manager with at least 3 years’ experience in financial services or corporate communications sector. In this role you will independently manage and drive the implementation of ongoing activity and lead the basic day-to-day running of accounts. You will be responsible for carrying out activity to assist the client with achieving its goals and will deliver the highest quality of work and outstanding results.

So who is WE Buchan? We’re a multi award-winning agency (we recently took out CommsCon’s Large Agency of the Year!), specialising in corporate, health, consumer, technology, and investor communication. We have offices in Sydney and Melbourne, and are part of the WE global network with partner agencies across APAC, USA and EMEA. We’re strategists, data scientists, writers, creatives, and social media provocateurs all focused on moving and shaking perceptions of even the hardest-to-reach audiences.

In this role, you’ll be working alongside strategic, creative, highly-skilled, incredibly curious, enthusiastic consultants. To succeed in this role, you’ll be a highly organised, results-driven and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Whether working autonomously or in a team, you’ll be passionate about communication and keen to learn.

You will also be commercially focused, tasked with managing budgets, mentoring team members, supporting and guiding daily actions, reviewing and approving content and strategy, identifying new business opportunities, contributing to strong team culture, and finding time to have fun!

In return for your hard work we’ll reward you with numerous development opportunities and a fantastic rewards and benefits package. These include flexible working options, regular social gatherings, team building off-sites, charity/community days and international exchange opportunities. Salary is negotiable and based on experience. 

Key Attributes of the Candidate:

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or a related discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar PR / communication role, ideally with financial services client experience
  • Strong media relations experience and the ability to build relationships with key media contacts
  • Strong issues management experience is highly regarded

Operational Competencies:

  • Has a track record in being able to educate, persuade/influence international stakeholders (both internal and external)
  • Is widely and deeply connected: Has a proven ability to develop strong senior media relationships and comprehensive understanding of the media and new media environments
  • Has relationships with, and a clear understanding of key stakeholder groups in the tech sector and how relevant groups interface with one another


  • Fast paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.)
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Interest in technology and how it’s changing our world
  • Open environment

Sponsorship will be considered for the successful candidate.

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