The Ketchum Family
The Ketchum UK team is made up of more than 200+ people covering a full service agency offering. We refer to our teams as a collection of communities as this reflects our truly integrated, supportive and collaborative approach. Our “One London” structure and bright and open plan floor means there are no boundaries between colleagues at all levels and we provide an inclusive, creative and people centric environment for all our staff.
An Account Manager should have a firm understanding of how PR fits into marketing communications, including how elements support each other to maximise cut through. Knowledge of digital communications is paramount. The role requires the ability to manage campaigns and projects concurrently so flexibility is key. An Account Manager needs to ensure there is a robust planning process in place and is responsible for ensuring client accounts and junior team members are managed effectively to deliver successful programmes. Excellent writing skills are required. Self-sufficiency and self-motivation are needed, along with a proactive, can-do attitude which inspires and motivates others within their teams. Effective client management skills are essential with Account Managers liaising with and providing counsel to stakeholders at a range of levels. Confidence and tenacity will add value, as will a hunger to seek out new business, whether through organic client growth or through networking to find new prospects. Account Managers should also be curious, always looking for new ideas and opportunities, with good listening and observation skills.
Purpose of Role
Manage and implement PR plans to meet clients’ needs. Act as a line manager to the team. Plan and ensure completion of performance and career reviews and action follow through. To provide support and suggestions to Account Directors.
Administration and Reporting: