Account Manager

Recruiter
Economist Group
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1236768066
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IntroductionTVC is the original content agency. In a connected world we make news, shared and social content. As a multi award-winning agency, we help brands tell their stories through all means of content, whether words, pictures or moving image, build their reputation through emotional connections and solve their communications problems. And we do it all over the world.We have a new opportunity for an Account Manager to support the strategic direction and client servicing of key corporate accounts within TVC Group. This will include delivering the media strategy and day to day media activation, as well as servicing owned client accounts and supporting the Senior Account Director. AccountabilitiesHow you will contribute:Manage relationships and workloads, both externally with clients, partners, suppliers, and internally with the teamBe the go-to person for clients by providing excellent service and consultationFacilitate projects on time, to budget and in line with expectationsWork collaboratively across the business with the creative and production teams and manage the flow of information to the client with one consistent point of contact Craft internal and client correspondence, comprehensive well thought out communication plans, brand toolkits, press materials, etc.Be able to juggle a number of different activations including, timelines, logistics and events with attention to detailSupport your line manager on campaign planning globally and implementation locally for a range of consumer campaigns both global and UKNurture on-going close relationships with a pool of journalists who know you personally, will take your call and listen to ideas you pitch on behalf of your clients.Create and drive outreach plans, message development, effective pitching and training of spokespersons on speeches and presentationsEnsure campaigns are kept up to date on the Digital News Agency (DNA)Experience, skills and professional attributesThe desirable skills for this role include: Ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the business with strong written and verbal communication skillsGood understanding of the media landscape both in UK and globally, across traditional and non-traditional / new media channels Experience in Broadcast media relations and Live SMT's, preferable but not essentialStrong organisational, administrative and time management skillsAbility to write appropriately for different requirements: press releases, proposals, status reports, contact reports, etc Computer literate with a sound understanding of Microsoft Office, as well as online tools including DNA, Gorkana, Kantar, RAJAR, Year Ahead, etcConfidence to represent TVC when requiredExcellent attention to detailAbility to work as part of a team and to take initiativePreferable multi-language skills for liaising with global mediaHave an interest in managing a team and desire to support and teach more junior members of staffJob SummaryID: 2019-5519Function: Public Relations

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