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.
If you are a talented corporate communications professional with experience of working on high profile sustainability programmes then this could be just right for you. We are looking for a rising star corporate PR Account Manager with a passion for sustainability and a genunie motivation to do work that really matters to be part of this high performing team and busniess.