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Corporate PR Account Manager (Investment Management)

Brook Street
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Full Time
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Corporate Senior Account Manager - Investment Management - Top PR Agency


Competitive Salary

Are you a Corporate Communications Account Manager with a passion for Investment Management looking to take the next step in your career? If so, read on!

An industry leading PR and strategic communications agency in the investment management space. As investment management specialists, they have an in-depth technical knowledge of the sectors they operate in and unrivalled media and industry contacts. They advise investment management clients of all sizes, from boutiques and start-ups to established global brands, including asset owners, asset managers, private equity firms, hedge funds, intermediaries and service providers.

This is a global PR agency with one of the best names in the industry. Outstanding progression path and opportunity for career development for any hard working, talented PR professional in the corporate communications space.

The Role
  • Job Title: Senior Account Manager
  • PR Specialisms: Corporate Communications & Media Relations
  • Industry Verticals: Real Estate (Residential Developers, Estate Agents) & Financial Services (Investment Management, Accounting)
  • No. of live accounts: You'll typically be working across 5 retained accounts at any one time
  • Media Relations: Writing press releases and pitching to top-tier UK trade and national media
  • Team Management: Line managing 2 juniors (1 SAE & 1 Account Assistant)
  • New Business: Actively involved in R&I, pitch development and presentations
  • Reason for this hire: Due to several new business wins, the agency has created a new Account Manager role to help grow the business to the next level

The Person
  • 2-3+ years' PR experience
  • An eye for news and social media and a positive can-do attitude
  • Passionate about communications
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Creative and analytical with an interest in data and research techniques
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident communicator with colleagues, clients and media
  • Proactive team player

The Role

  • Drafting press releases, articles and comments to a high standard for clients
  • Developing long-term relationships with key media and working with them to develop features for clients
  • Developing creative ideas to support delivery of client programmes
  • Creation of content calendars and copy for integrated, digitally led briefs
  • Analysing data to pitch feature ideas and drafting research reports for clients
  • Supporting and progressing new business opportunities and pitch documents including development relationships with potential clients
  • Organising events
  • Overseeing client reporting on measurement and KPIs
  • Attending meetings and developing client relationships

In return:
  • Open and collaborative culture, combining the scale and strength of a large agency setup with a creative and entrepreneurial approach
  • Regular training including our industry leading Digital Marketing skills builder series which includes external training through the Digital Marketing Institute
  • Twice yearly reviews against established attainment standards to aid progression
  • Sector agnostic working: our employees are not pigeon-holed into one area of expertise
  • Integrated collaboration across all areas of our business (incl corporate, capital markets, content & creative, public policy and market research) which ensures all our employees develop a rounded set of skills
  • Opportunities to work directly with senior colleagues on marketing, new business and client advisory, while gaining hands-on experience of client management to support future progress

Benefits package includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Participation in the company bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave per year plus one volunteer day and 8 bank holidays
  • Office closed between Christmas & New Year (unless client crisis work)
  • Future flexible working commitment with a 60/40 split once the current work from home Government guidance is discontinued
  • Pension (5% EE + 4% ER)
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Long service awards
  • Death in service cover - 4x salary
  • Income protection
  • Private healthcare (taxable benefit)
  • Gym membership (taxable benefit)
  • Season ticket loan (taxable benefit)
  • Employee Assistance Programme

In addition to the above the agency offers a range of other 'perks' including fruit bowl and pastries for breakfast, weekly drinks trolly, regular team socials etc

Please email me with an updated CV immediately if you or anyone you know is suitable for this role.
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