Digital Marketing Jobs & Apprenticeships

BackBay Communications


Expires on 2019-02-20

Job Type Full Time Experience Needed +3 Years Career Level INTERMEDIATE - LOWER LEVEL

Account Manager

BackBay Communications is looking for an Account Manager in London, United Kingdom. If you meet the requirements below, you will be eligible to apply via Digital Marketing Community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Improve and nurture relationships with media and other influencers.
  • Pitch client news to financial services and business media.
  • Pitch client executives as thought leaders on industry trends.
  • Execute creative and effective integrated, content-driven communications programs for multiple clients.
  • Draft news releases and social media posts.
  • Aid manage client accounts.
  • Promote new business activity.
  • Actively oversee print and online news, blogs and social media to identify trends and client opportunities.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least 3 years of PR agency experience, preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Sound project management skills with the ability to juggle competing assignments, meet deadlines, be proactive, own initiatives and be successful.
  • Effective new business experience.
  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Proven client management expertise.
  • Demonstarted understanding of traditional and digital media.
  • Proven success and record in a media-facing role.
  • Solid business and financial media contacts.
  • Solid writing, editing/proofreading and verbal/presentation skills.
  • Well organized, motivated, focused and results-orientated.
  • Proactive, smart, professional, knowledgeable about business and economic news.
  • Strategic thinker with the initiative to make things happen.
  • Great ability to manage effective media relations and social media programmes.
  • Ability to work independently and with a small team.
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