Senior Account Manager - Television

Job Function

To manage and maintain existing client business on a day-to-day basis and effectively direct the work of any junior staff in your area, managing upwards as necessary.

Key tasks (Client Accounts)

  • Manage day-to-day running of specific client accounts, aiming to fulfil the agreed brief
  • To deputise for the team Account Director when required
  • Provide Senior client counsel on strategy and campaign delivery
  • Devise PR strategies to meet clients’/potential clients’ briefs
  • Effectively lead on some campaigns as called upon with little supervision
  • Attend and lead client meetings as required
  • Oversee team compilation and distribution of client reports and press materials to a high standard
  • Draft and present proposals and review documents
  • Oversee accurate/prompt press coverage distribution to all clients
  • Prepare and manage assets including clips, press packs and image placement
  • Organise and manage press briefings and launches
  • Proactive feature and interview placement
  • Possess and continue to develop excellent TV, showbiz, news, and trade contacts
  • Read and monitor key media for client cuttings and associated coverage
  • Offer input into other client accounts and proposals
  • Identify additional revenue opportunities from existing clients
  • Initiate new business contacts and help to prepare new business proposals
  • Direct the work of any junior staff in your area to a suitable standard of delivery and to deadline
  • Inform senior managers of any client/media/personnel problems in good time

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 ‘Senior 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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