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Account Manager (Consumer & Lifestyle)

Fast paced, fun, sharp, quick witted, creative, restless and curious? If that sounds like you, then we’d love to talk. We’re looking for an Account Manager for our Consumer & Hospitality team.

Location

Bristol

Salary

Competitive + benefits

A little about us…

Speed Communications are the largest PR and communications agency in the South West, in fact we were recently awarded ‘Large consultancy of the year’ by PRCA Dare.

You could soon be working with a 50-strong team of some of the most talented, dedicated and passionate people in the business. Ours is a culture where everyone belongs and where openness, diverse thinking, experiences and backgrounds are truly valued.

We’re also part of the mission, an international marketing, technology and communications group made up of 16 agencies and over 1,000 employees. Our scale means that we can invest heavily in your professional growth so that you can excel in your career. We help people reach their full potential through education, skills training, teamwork and individual coaching – all within a supportive and fun environment.

Fast paced, fun, sharp, quick witted, creative, restless and curious? If that sounds like you, then we’d love to talk. We’re looking for an Account Manager for our Consumer & Hospitality team.  We will give you the chance to work on some amazing brands with some amazing people, plus the opportunity to shine and grow your career working with some of the best brains in the business.  In fact we pride ourselves on being creative, energetic, curious, brave and savvy.

What will I be doing?

We’re a dedicated, fun-loving bunch who genuinely love working for our clients which include the likes of Nestle, The Entertainer, sk:n and Bidfood.

We do more than bread and butter product placement: our specialism is delivering brilliant, big creative campaigns that make a real difference for our clients, underpinned with top-class client service.

  • You’ll be working across a range of clients across consumer and hospitality incuding a number of well-known household brands.
  • You’ll be supported by an experienced and creative senior management team.
  • And you’ll manage hungry and very capable execs.
  • You’ll play an active role in key campaigns ensuring delivery against plan, budget and KPIs.
  • And you’ll have day to day client contact, keeping them informed every step of the way.

What will I need?

What we ask from you is passion, ambition and a great instinct for creating top notch content that makes people sit up and listen.

  • You are bright, passionate, creative and driven.
  • You’re already an Account Manager (or a strong Senior Account Executive ready to take the leap).
  • You’re great at developing strong, creative plans, in partnership with your senior team, that support client business objectives and clearly outline deliverables, outcomes and evaluation.
  • You’ll have a versatile writing style and you’re driven by creating headlines and splashy coverage.
  • You’re a newshound who can sniff out opportunities and stories on a daily basis with an enviable little black book of contacts.
  • You love building super strong, long-lasting relationships with your clients.
  • You’re commercially savvy.
  • You will be able to support and manage a team – encouraging development and growth whilst ensuring PR campaigns meet and achieve agreed strategic, tactical and budgetary objectives.
  • You’re happy to get stuck in to new business pitches and proposals.
  • You’re great at working in a team but also have the ability to manage your own time and priorities
  • You excel at managing and overseeing the day to day administration and delivery of Client projects, accounts and budgets.
  • You have a good understanding of the social media landscape and ability to plan and deliver campaigns across a variety of different platforms.
  • You have the ability to think creatively about content and manage the creation of imagery, video and social posts.

And in return…

  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank holidays)
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme of up to 5 days per year
  • Additional 5 days’ holiday on your 5th anniversary year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and development programme
  • Well-being programme inc. weekly fruit delivery, eye-care vouchers
  • Refer a friend and new business incentives
  • Medical cash plan – including contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.

To apply please send your CV to recruitment@speedcomms.com

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