Account Manager - Television

Job Function

To manage and maintain existing client business on a day-to-day basis and help win new business for Premier. To direct the work of any junior staff in your area as necessary.

Key tasks (Client Accounts)

  • Manage day-to-day running of specific client accounts, aiming to fulfil the agreed brief
  • Oversee team compilation and distribution of client reports and press materials
  • Devise PR strategies to meet clients’/potential clients’ briefs with little or no senior supervision
  • Draft and present proposal and review documents with little or no senior supervision
  • Offer input into other client accounts and proposals with little or no senior supervision
  • Oversee accurate/prompt and error-free press coverage distribution to all clients
  • Organise and manage press briefings and launches with little or no senior supervision
  • Proactively place features with no senior supervision
  • Possess and continue to develop excellent television, showbiz, news, features and trade contacts across all media outlets
  • Read and monitor key media for client cuttings and associated coverage
  • Identify additional revenue opportunities from existing clients
  • Direct the work of any junior staff in your area to a suitable standard of delivery
  • Initiate new business contacts and help to prepare new business proposals
  • Inform senior managers of any client/media/personnel problems

Key tasks (Company-wide)

  • Follow all house systems and styles
  • Ensure the contact database is up to date and inform all staff of any key media changes
  • Provide the directors with accurate information for contracting and accounts procedures
  • Occasional group responsibilities as requested

Reporting line

You will report to SJ Peyton, Director of Television

To apply please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the above criteria, to with reference/subject line ‘Account Manager – Television' as soon as possible.

We do read every CV sent in but can only respond to those that seem to be a good fit. We wish everyone good luck with their job search.

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