Account Manager/Senior Account Manager


Posted on Jul 11, 2022 by CV-Library

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£40k - £45k Annual
A leading marketing and PR agency in the Fashion industry are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. This candidate will be working with high profile internationl fashion clients and will need to be able to work on a range of accounts. You'll be a highly organised individual with an excellent understanding of the Fashion industry in order to meet client needs.

About the role:

Working alongside a senior member of the team, you will be:
- Managing of strategic activities for all clients including planning (ie developing
seasonal plans, launch proposals, press trip overviews etc) plus overseeing the
- Responsible for delivery of client KPIs, ensuring targets are met each month (over
and beyond)
- Daily management of press office activities for all clients (overseeing junior team), eg
journalist appointments, sample send outs etc
- Management of the client’s press release schedule, working with team on creation
of trend-lead press materials, eg digital trend flashes, news stories etc
- Daily contact with all key senior press/influencer contacts, including regular
- Regular management of events eg Seasonal Press Days, LFW/LC:M events, new
season launches, press breakfasts including overseeing guest lists, invite distribution,
confirmation, production etc
- Ability to manage and encourage junior members of the team, plus report upwards
to senior team member
- Day-to-day liaison with senior client, updating on all activities plus regular meetings
and / or conference calls with senior client (must be able to attend on own in
absence of director)
- Ability to manage any issues occurring directly with client and flag to senior team
member with a quick solution
- Daily monitoring for press coverage (with team) and ensure forwarding directly to
client, social media teams etc
- Monthly/quarterly reporting with coverage analysis etc
- Management of client budgets where applicable
- Ongoing management of 3rd party suppliers eg Gorkana, photographers, make-up
artists, venues etc

Key Responsibilities:

You'll also be responsible for client management and satisfaction, acting as a senior contact with regular day to day communication with clients. You'll help develop a strategic communcations plan, aid and oversee juniors on implementation of plans as well as overseeing planners and showing understanding of service levels. You'll be confident managing client expectations and KPIs.

As an account manager lead, you'll need to be able to motivate and mentor your team - making sure they are managing their workload and meeting deadlines while being able to flag any concerns with junior members.

You'll have top tier contacts in communication with you across the media spectrum, and you'll be helping oversee the media list ensuring it's up to date. You'll aid junior members of the team with the media list and sell-ins. You will also have contact with senior stylists to drive VIP placements and contact with a range of relevant bloggers.

Events management is a large part of this role, the company needs someone who can oversee and implement events, logistics, creatives and manage teams responsible for invite distribution, catering, attendance etc. You'll need to be able to create ASAP wrap up reports and oversee 3rd party suppliers.

Social media is essential to all PR plans as well, you'll be assisting in FPR socials.

Key Skills Required:

* At least 5 years experience essential across both womenswear and menswear, either in-house or agency

* Extensive contact list of senior fashion press with proven track record of regular placements of news stories, product placement, profiles etc

* Extensive contact list of key bloggers and social influencers with examples of social media campaigns and results

* Extensive contact list of key stylists, agents etc for VIP placement with proof of results

* A real understanding of the fashion industry, trends, media titles etc

* Time management skills, ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

* Social media savvy with experience of all key social media channels eg Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook etc

* Strong work ethic and a team player

* Strong computer and design skills

Overall the candidate needs to be an excellent communicator, with an established or
growing reputation in the fashion industry and with a real appetite to learn and progress

If this sounds like you, apply now

Reference: 217078620

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