Ogilvy

  • Account Manager - PR

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(29/11/2018 10:04 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4377
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Public Relations
  • Overview

    An Account Manager should be an experienced, broadly capable project and account manager who handles a wide range of assignments, projects and/or clients with a high degree of success and independence. An Account Manager has the confidence and support of multiple client contacts.  She/he is an emerging company leader.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages client expectations.
    • Develops and manages projects/programs, including implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing plans, budgets and timelines.
    • Independently handles several small accounts or major projects of a large account, performing much of the day-to-day work with assistance from both more junior and more senior staff as appropriate.
    • Is client’s primary day-to-day contact on projects, or for smaller accounts, is the contact for the full account and has client’s respect, trust and confidence.
    • Develops presentations for clients relative to project management/program status.
    • Keeps team(s) appropriately informed and involved in projects, leads team that feels empowered, respected, learning and well functioning.
    • Identifies and secures help on emerging account problems.
    • Is able to articulate and apply agency vision, goals, practice areas, products and overall capabilities.

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • Degree or diploma from an accredited university or college
    • Between 3-5 years working experience in client servicing and/or account management, preferably in a multi-national environment
    • Able to manage a servicing team, build the confidence and support of key client contacts and execute multiple campaigns at the same time
    • Understands integrated consumer marketing and communications on both the process level as well as the broader understanding of the media environment in which we operate
    • Good knowledge of current media - publications, broadcasts, news wires/online.
    • Good organizational and project management skills
    • Good writer and/or editor capable of directing the written materials of juniors.
    • Good communication skills (written and verbal) and people skills.

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