Our client is an award winning cultural and creative communications agency based in Central London with International offices around the world. We are looking for a Senior Account Manager or Account Director with experience in publicity within book publishing to join the business working across accounts in the arts, culture, heritage and literary sectors. The role will based in the London office, with flexibility to work from home 2 days a week.
The SAM/AD will work closely with the founding Directors and Senior Leadership Team to direct campaigns for clients across the arts, culture and literary sectors including commercial galleries, museums, art fairs, public institutions and contemporary art platforms. Key responsibilities and skills required include will include:
- Plan and implement strategic media and digital pr campaigns for a variety of clients
- Build strong relationships with all media in the UK and International including press, tv, radio etc
- Develop an active network within the literary, publishing and arts sector
- Deliver client pitches and presentations
- Manage small project based teams for specific campaigns
- Build and maintain a deep industry insight and knowledge of current affairs
The successful candidate will have a genuine connection and passion for the arts, literary and culture sector with strong experience of working in the PR, communications or publishing industry. An excellent track record of delivering a creative approach to high profile media campaigns is essential, alongside a network of industry professional in the arts, culture and literary sectors. Superb communication skills are absolutely essential alongside strong attention to detail, fantastic organisation skills and a proactive, enthusiastic approach. If this sounds like you, do get in touch.
For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.
Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.
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