Ogilvy

  • Senior Account Manager / Account Manager

    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3216
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Account
    Applicant Type
    No Restrictions
  • Overview

    THE COMPANY:
    Today Ogilvy and Mather (TOM) is the leading international Marketing Agency in Myanmar. With a strong local heritage going back 20 years, Ogilvy bought into the Today Advertising operation in 2012 as soon as sanctions were lifted, and we remain at the top
    end of the market, working with some of the leading clients in the country: Coca-Cola, Huawei, Uber, Singapore Tourism Board, Nestle, Shell, Siam cement Group and many others. The Group includes Advertising, a strong PR division, and a large Social and
    Digital team.

     

    TOM is a company of ‘firsts’ – we are constantly breaking new ground, and introducing new ideas, new concepts and new techniques to the market as well as creating creative benchmarks. It is our job at Today Ogilvy & Mather to make sure that we are at
    the forefront of change and are leading and advising our clients, ensuring that they are ahead of the game. 


    THE ROLE:

    Our public relations practice works with leading clients to help them build reputation and brands, earn trust, ultimately reaching business goals, by using communication strategy and tools. The work we do includes brand building, corporate communications, media engagement, corporate responsibility/CSR and social media.

     

    The right candidate possesses strong skills in writing, client presentations, strategic planning, research, events and project management. Armed with a great “can-do” attitude, he/she takes responsibility for the projects he/she manages, provides excellent client service, and effectively manages key resources for profitable growth.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and manage projects/programs, including implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, budgets and timelines
    • Act as the client’s primary day-to-day contact on projects and grow client’s respect, trust and confidence
    • Plan and manage PR campaigns and events independently (e.g. press conferences, media tours, interviews, etc.)
    • Lead and keep team(s) appropriately informed and involved in projects
    • Support business development initiatives

    Qualifications

    • Excellent writing/translating skills in English and Myanmar languages
    • Experience in media relations, journalism or business
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fastpaced environment
    • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentation)
    • Experience in managing and mentoring junior team members
    • Record of excellent organization and planning skills

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