Account Manager — £35,000 – £45,000

Our work involves running campaigns for charities, campaigning organisations and businesses. We are looking for a thorough Account Manager with excellent writing and communication skills including a sub-editor’s eye for detail and a passion for design.

The ideal candidate will be an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive looking for the next step at a communications agency and will 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.

· 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 have the confidence to pick up the phone to sell in a story to a journalist as well as great client handling abilities.

Your responsibilities will include:

· Managing an Account Executive

· Client handling

· Media engagement

· Writing tasks

· Account growth

You will get:

· To learn from two former Lobby journalists

· To work on major international campaigns

· To work in a central London location

· Great benefits

· 10% new business bonus

· Annual 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

· Proficiency in Microsoft software

· A proactive work ethic and desire to learn and develop on the job

Interview/Start Dates: ASAP

Application Details: 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: john@higginsonpr.com