Date Added: 3 November 2017
: 1 December 2017
Job Title: Account Manager
Working For: Higginson PR
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Higginson PR is a fast-growing communications agency with a background based firmly in journalism. We create and run campaigns that change the world for the better. We choose our clients and staff carefully. Our clients trust us and we trust our staff. We believe in nurturing talent. We believe in rewarding excellence through promotion. We believe that delivering excellence for our clients is both rewarding and stimulating. We become an integral part of teams. Client wins means our team is growing from six to eight.
Our work involves running campaigns for charities, campaign organisations and businesses. We are looking for a thorough Account Manager with excellent writing and communication including a sub-editor’s eye for detail to manage two of our most important client accounts. You will understand that the greatest communication comes through simplification. You will have expertise in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You will understand and gain enjoyment from knowing that the work you personally do is helping to make the world a better place. You will be a problem solver. You will care about the world. You will have the confidence to pick up the phone to sell in a story to a journalist as well as great client handling abilities.
The ideal candidate will be an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive looking for the next step at a communications agency and be looking to work with clients that they love.
You will be self-motivated with a genuine interest in the ability of great communications to change human behaviour for the better.
Your responsibilities will include:
Managing an account executive and PR assistant
Content and press release writing
Selling-in stories and comment pieces by email and phone
You will get:
To learn from two former Lobby journalists in a central London office
To work on major international campaigns
10% new business bonus
The successful candidate will have:
Previous in-house or agency experience
A relevant degree
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent client handling skills
Good social media skills
A proactive work ethic and desire to learn and develop on the job
Web skills an advantage
Closing Date: 1 December 2017
If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a covering letter (max 1 page) outlining why you are interested in this position and responding to the criteria outlined above, to firstname.lastname@example.org.