Account Manager

Job Title: Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-04 00:00:00
Reference: 231100119
Contact Name: Lisa Gardiner
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 15:38

Job Description

Account Manager

As the Account Manager you will be part of the team and will manage client accounts and projects, as well as supporting new business

Full time in Cambridge
Salary competitive, depending on experience
Flexible working and part time hours available for the right candidate

Work is very much driven by client assignments, and might include:

• Proactively managing client accounts assigned to you, under the direction of an Account Director
• Copy writing press releases, articles, and other communications materials
• Media liaison, features research and proactive outreach around client news
• Attending client meetings, drafting actions lists
• Conference support
• Proactive use of social media to raise awareness of client news
• Researching and compiling reports, including coverage and activity reports
• Managing Account Executives, junior staff, and projects with partner organisations and freelancers
• Ensuring that internal systems and processes are maintained and kept up to date, including the PR database, CRM and timesheets systems

In addition, you will be expected to assist in identifying and winning new business from both new and existing clients.

This might include:

• Researching potential opportunities
• Drafting/reviewing proposals
• Networking

Skills and experience

• Strong copy-writing and editing skills with excellent attention to detail
• Minimum three years communications/media relations experience, either in-house or agency-side
• Knowledge of life science trade journals internationally
• Educated to at least first degree level in a life sciences subject
• Knowledge of media databases