Account Manager or Senior Account Manager, AMBITIOUS

Function: Account Manager

Role categories: PR and Communications

  • Rate/Salary: competitive salary and great benefits
  • Location: Bristol
  • Starting date: 26/07/2017
  • Expires: 31/08/2017

Job description

SEEKING BRISTOL’S MOST AMBITIOUS PR PROFESSIONALS!
(or those not yet in Bristol, but who’d love to be!)

Chomping at the bit to get ahead in your career? Want to be heard? Aspire to be more than a cog in a wheel? Seeking the chance to flex your experience, develop great ideas and embrace new challenges? Get clarity on where your career could take you! Come and talk to AMBITIOUS!

You currently hold the role of Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, PR Consultant or Senior Consultant at a PR agency. Or perhaps you are now working in-house but miss the heady days of agency life and want a route back?

You are seeking a role where you can showcase your know how and grow and develop in a supportive environment where the sky is the limit!  

About AMBITIOUS

Come and work with a fast growing, independent agency packed with talent and tenacity! AMBITIOUS by name and by nature, we are a PR led communications agency that delivers integrated strategic communications.

AMBITIOUS is made up of professionals who want to work outside of the confines of the traditional PR agency model. Structured to encourage entrepreneurial spirit, we pride ourselves on being a dynamic and nimble collaborative partner to our clients.

Our team includes PR consultants, digital and social experts, brand specialists and content marketers who are united by a shared purpose to do great work. Our culture is progressive, collaborative and non-hierarchical.

Based in Bristol, we work with business founders, fast growth and funded start up’s, medium to large corporates, multinationals and everything in-between.

The industry sectors in which we are strong reflect many of the business priorities of the South West. This includes technology and innovation, creative industries, property and construction, education, high value design and engineering, and professional services including financial services, law and management consultancy.

At AMBITIOUS every client works with a Director who part-owns the company. This means we can guarantee that our clients experience and you will be led by a highly motivated and engaged senior team who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and help and who haven’t forgotten how to be hands on!

Working with us, you will get front row seats and first hand experience of how to run a PR agency. We are at a critical stage of growth, we’re being nominated for awards, winning some great new business and working with brilliant existing clients.

If you succeed, we succeed. AMBITIOUS strives to add value to our team by always being generous with training and development opportunities and sharing the connections we hold and encouraging our team into the networks to which we belong.

 

Person specification

About YOU

 

You are likely to be an experienced Account Manager ripe for promotion or a Senior Account Manager ready to flex their skills in a new setting.

 

We are currently looking for a professional with a background and grounding in PR. You may also have experience in other areas of communications but you have a solid 3-5 years experience in PR.

 

We’d like to find an all-rounder. Someone who has had experience across consumer, corporate and b2b sectors. However for us, it’s not so much about the past and more about your willingness to embrace new sectors and get stuck in.   

 

You’ll be skilled at all or at least have a working knowledge of some of the following:

Strategy & planning
Media and blogger relations (essential)
Social media management, content marketing
Strategic partnerships
Internal communications
Influencer and stakeholder engagement
Issues and crisis management

 

In a nutshell, the role includes:

Managing a portfolio of clients
Running PR programmes of existing retainer and project clients and developing new programmes as needed
Flexibility and bravery to change course of action and strategy as needed
The skills to develop and grow clients 
Confidence to inject fresh thinking or recommend efficient ways to do business
Opportunity to get involved in new business process
Opportunity to be involved in shaping the agency and get front line exposure to growing and running a business
Budget management

Benefits

Role: This role is advertised as a full-time office based position but we are flexible and happy to hear your ideas around a mix of remote and office based work, flexible hours, 4 days a week or a 9-day fortnight. Lovely offices in Redland, Bristol with easy parking!

Salary: Competitive. Incentives and bonuses offered for new business leads you bring into the agency.

Holiday: 25 days a year plus bank holidays

Also important:         

Positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Reliable, consistent individual with understanding of all round approach to role

Ability to manage and motivate team

Excellent interpersonal, presentation and writing skills

Literate in Word, PPT & Excel

 

Look forward to hearing from you soon, this is an immediate requirement so do get in touch asap.

Your covering letter should explain why you are interested in the role and what you can bring to the team/business.  We’d also love to see some examples of your work – campaigns that make you very proud of your achievements, and please, tell us why! It would also be helpful to have the details of your current salary and package and your salary expectations.  If you’ve got questions before you apply, please email Liz or call on 0117 301 8222, happy to give you as much information as you need to make your application stand out!

Please send all information to liz@moxieandmettle.co.uk.