PR Senior Account Manager - Consumer
Burson Cohn & Wolfe
London, England, United Kingdom
6h ago


Are you looking to work for brands that are challenging the status quo? Are you passionate about inclusive brands? How would you join an award-winning agency that puts purpose and transformation at the heart of everything they do?

We are looking for a senior account manager to join our talented team working across some of our prestigious client list which includes : A Unilever owned, yet to launch, skincare brand for melanin rich skin, an afro hair care brand, Harry Potter Wizarding World, Danone, Lavazza, Unilever and Dove to name a few..

We are focused on delivering impact and engagement through creative, never-been-done-before, award-winning campaigns that deliver lasting results for our clients.

We are looking for a strong senior account manager, with beauty knowledge and a passion for purpose, who will be responsible for running the day-to-day project management across a range of different accounts.

Working with a broad collective of colleagues across the team and the wider agency, you will be responsible for ensuring a high level of delivery across a range of integrated communications programmes, always taking a front foot with your account teams, ensuring team delivery of integrated communications programmes to an extremely high level.

Under the guidance of the senior team, you will have a hands-on approach in managing client relationships and delivering strategic and well-thought-out communications programmes that are based on expert industry specific knowledge.

You will also take a proactive role in wider agency operations and forums, always contributing to the strength of our broader team both internally and externally.

We are looking for individuals who want to challenge both themselves and the status quo. Who will bring their true selves and their passion to the team, and the work that we do.

What you’ll do, day-to-day

  • Campaign and press office planning, management and delivery
  • Provide strong support to account lead, with timely management of account actions
  • Lead elements of client calls and own preparation of agendas and minutes to meet deadlines
  • Ensure timely coverage updates and coverage emails, with a clear explanation of the coverage driver and quality
  • Employ excellent written and verbal presentation skills, owning press office proposals and delivering client updates / proposals as part of client calls and meetings
  • Regularly manage projects from inception to delivery to create PR assets and events - play a key role in presenting proposal to the client to secure budget & activity approval
  • Assist in the development of strategic client proposals, providing superior writing and editing skills, research and local market insights
  • Demonstrate strong media and influencer relationships, to the benefit of day-to-day client pitching and in-role specialism
  • Management of press and influencer mailers and seeding programmes to a high standard
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management- Relationships with key journalists, bloggers, influencers, advocates, opinion leaders, and other communities representing client market sectors are established and maintained.
  • What you’ll bring

  • Cultural and social awareness An ability to understand the diversity of mindset and adapt comms to relate and appeal to different demographic groups accordingly.
  • Creative ideas and communications strategies which reflect the real communication objectives of the client are developed and clearly documented in project plans and are executed to the highest quality will provide the foundation for delivery of all activity
  • Copywriting- Advanced writing skills for multiple audiences are in evidence, including the production of press releases, project proposals, presentations and wider forms of communications content.
  • Presentation Skills- Confident and effective presentation skills are applied internally with teams and externally with clients, prospects and other audiences.
  • People and Team Management- A comprehensive blend of management styles and techniques are adopted to ensure delivery of client results while motivating, supporting and developing team members.
  • BCW are committed to growing and sustaining an agency that is both representative and inclusive of the communities we live and work within.

    At BCW, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce enables our agency to thrive and deliver brilliant work. We actively welcome applications from individuals and groups who are under-represented and celebrate difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

    We will only assess you on your abilities and fit for the role, please do get in touch if you would like to discuss any adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during the recruitment process.

    Applications will close on 16th May 2021

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