Account Manager

Salary: £36,000 - £45,000
Job type: Permanent
Status: Live

Our client, an award winning global agency, is looking for an ambitious Account Manager to join their growing Energy & Industrials team here in London but supporting across a client base that spans the USA, the Middle East and APAC. 

As a multi award-winning marketing and communications agency our client supports some of the UKs most high profile clients across a multitude of industries including Financial Services, Technology and Venture Capital, Professional Services, Sustainability, and Energy and Industrial. Our client takes their culture very seriously and employs a hybrid working model, as well as several other compelling benefits.

Role

  • Competent in managing and nurturing connections with clients, internal teams, and external stakeholders at diverse organisational levels.
  • Play a key role in client planning and execution, generating ideas to help clients achieve their communications objectives.
  • Drive activity to generate positive media coverage for clients - selling in stories to media proactively and spotting opportunities
  • Familiarity with leveraging integrated communication platforms, particularly social media, for effective messaging
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the traditional and social / digital media landscape to capitalise on opportunities for clients and support senior team members in identifying potential risks.
  • Drafting communications on behalf of clients, with minimal need for changes / oversight – from press releases and social media content to reactive statements and Q&As.
  • Play an active role in supporting new business opportunities, assisting the team in developing and presenting new business proposals.
  • Proactively network with contacts and potential clients; maintain and develop relationships with relevant journalists and analysts to inform and create opportunities for clients.

Requirements

  • Previous involvement in one or more of the following industries: renewable energy, traditional energy, mobility, power, maritime activities, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, mining, and chemicals.
  • Outstanding written communication, research prowess, and analytical skills
  • Deep understanding of media and industry operations, including prominent figures, ongoing developments, and a robust network of journalists
  • Dedication to exploring and securing new business prospects
  • An effective team player with collaborative and pragmatic approach to working
  • Creative, ambitious, and confident enough to deal with client matters at all levels
  • Ability to drive and maintain momentum of account activity, adept at maintaining client service while juggling multiple demands
  • Keen to take an active role in guiding and bringing on junior team members, as well as broader team management and growth

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