Account Manager

We are looking to hire an ambitious Account Manager into our technology team. You will have the opportunity to work with clients who are as passionate about B2B technology. The perfect candidate will be a true team player, renowned for their creativity and talent for managing integrated marketing campaigns across PR, social and digital activities. Naturally, digital and social lie at the heart of virtually all our B2B campaigns so an in-depth knowledge of platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn is essential. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting on account and client management
  • Regular execution of PR and social media skills against a pre-defined set of deliverables and KPIs for each client campaign or retainer programme
  • Content creation to engage a B2B audience ranging from blogs to by-lined articles, Tweets, LinkedIn posts, press releases and whitepapers
  • Participation in internal marketing and new business initiatives for Octopus Group
  • Acting as a mentor to more junior members of your team
  • Preparing client-ready progress reports and working with your team to present the output back to clients
  • Developing a strong insight into each client’s market
  • Providing well-informed and timely advice to both clients and internal departments in order to continually optimise activity and quality of outcome

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience working agency-side within a similar role
  • Track record executing B2B tech campaigns
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Active use of a wide range of social media channels
  • Experience of media relations including journalist liaison, press list maintenance, feature pitching and coverage tracking
  • Proven experience in working on campaigns which exceed client expectations
  • The ability to learn new concepts quickly and challenge the status quo
  • Highly developed interpersonal, team building and relationship management skills in order to gain trust with established clients and mentor team members
  • Extremely organised with meticulous administration skills
  • A thirst for new learning and a drive to develop new approaches which further thinking within the agency
  • A friendly and professional manner at all times

Reporting to:

You will report to the Account Director and work alongside Octopus Group Account Managers and Client Directors

Location:

222 Grays Inn Road, London

Salary:

Package designed to attract the right candidate, including our competitive benefits package of 27 days holiday, matched contributory pension, private medical care, flexible working, long-service sabbaticals, health cash plan, life assurance, childcare vouchers, free eye tests, new business and employee finder’s fees and lots more.

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