Account Manager Vacancy Brief

Account Managers at Bubble are the engine of the news machine, masterminding sell-ins and driving their team to meet, and exceed, coverage targets and maintain a healthy pipeline.

They should consistently deliver the highest quality PR and social media content; maintain a network of lucrative media relationships and deliver stand-out coverage; be super-responsive to client requests; ensure all writing is of a high standard and error-free and ensure account reporting and admin runs like clockwork.

This role will require management of Account Executives and Interns.

We pride ourselves on delivering consistent creativity, considered counsel and measurable impact for our clients and prospects, whilst always contributing to the development of our people and the agency. At each level there are 5 key areas that we are accountable for and are reviewed on bi annually:

1. Planning and administration
2. Client Management
3. Writing and Reporting
4. Media Relations (on and offline)
5. Agency Processes and Development

Candidate must:
• Have 3-5 years PR or marketing experience, either agency-side or in-house
• Be experienced in new business pitching (research, proposal planning and delivery)
• Understand the difference between B2B and B2C PR
• Demonstrate an understanding and passion for broadcast and/or AV or Pro-Audio and technology
• Demonstrate an understanding of the media landscape and where it is heading
• Be experienced in managing others
• Be a media hound who’s passionate about pitching and selling in stories
• Be an excellent time keeper who’s able to think on their feet and juggle multiple tasks
• Be willing and able to work a tradeshow – we love them in our industries
• Be prepared to travel, including overseas
• Be active on social media
• Have good energy positive, can-do attitude
• Solid written and verbal communication skills
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Account responsibilities:
• Monthly media planning – Be responsible for driving the monthly media targets with the AD. Involves planning, ideas, creative pitches, sell-in and targets
• Update client trackers on weekly basis
• Monitor/scan for coverage, log and inform relevant client
• Maintain and update press lists
• Regularly read target media including newspapers, magazines, online sites and blogs for possible opportunities for clients
• Attend client meetings and provide tradeshow support where necessary
• Update and inform team of relevant/upcoming editorial features
• Prepare reports for clients
• Pitch client news, features and interviews to target media
• Drafting, gaining approval and distributing content to target media

Company responsibilities:
• Attend various industry events and networking events
• Adhoc administration duties
• Build media relationships
• Contribute to Bubble Agency’s social media and online presence
• Fully participate in company brainstorms and ideas creation
• Be present at new business pitches when necessary
• Establish professional relationships with colleagues in other offices

Reporting to: Account Director

The Account Manager will be offered a fantastic package including:
• Competitive salary depending on experience
• Discretionary performance based bonus
• 20 days’ holiday (25 after 3 years’ service) and Christmas period closure break
• Additional day off for the day of your birthday
• Training and development programme
• Mobile phone for business use
• Laptop
• Statutory pension
• Private healthcare

How to apply: Please send a CV and a 100-word covering letter on why you’d like to be a Bubble to Dawn Bochenski: careers@bubbleagency.com