Senior Account Manager, Entrepreneurial PR Consultancy Specialising in Financial Services

London

£50000 - £60000 per annum
Ref: 084102419  Date Posted:  31/05/2018
Broad thinking, internationally minded, creative and passionate about communications. This firm doesn't only lay claim to being different, but have built a strong list of retained clients within the financial services and fintech sphere to prove it.

The London office was launched just over 3 years ago and has started to build the strong reputation the New York based mother ship enjoys in the US market. Due to some strong new client wins, they are looking to grow the team at Account manager level.

Not only does their determined, sky's the limit culture set them apart from their peers, but also their broad range of capabilities across the marketing communications mix means that they do far more than just traditional PR.

The London and New York based team work seamlessly on many clients, so there is a lot of communication between offices. Short term secondments in either city often take place to provide on the ground support for particularly large projects.

If you are looking for an environment where you won't get boxed in and want to work as part of a lively ambitious team who are going places, this opportunity could be spot on.

Responsibilities include:

• Leading client accounts

• Strategic planning

• Copy writing including thought leadership pieces, media materials and website content

• New business – lead generation and delivery of winning pitches

• Journalist and blogger relations, daily interaction and relationship building

• Managing and mentoring junior team members

Skills and Experience Required:

• Previous experience in either a PR agency or in-house communications role

• Strong client management skills

• Exposure to the financial services sector, in particular Asset Management or FinTech

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Interest in international work, experience in the US would be a bonus

• Understanding of the corporate communications mix and an integrated approach

It is essential to have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

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