Our client delivers cultural communications campaigns through a combination of PR, strategic brand development, social media and marketing strategies. With nearly two decades of experience in the arts, their focused professionalism and insider knowledge guarantees targeted results for a range of national and international clients including: museums, not-for-profit foundations, commercial galleries, art fairs, prizes, biennales and cultural festivals. If you are passionate about creating high-impact campaigns and working with leading arts organisations then this is a very rewarding agency to join. They pride themselves in their strong company culture and there are great opportunities for career development.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of managing multiple client portfolios with communication and relationship management skills that are second to none. Energy and enthusiasm are of paramount importance as the culture of the agency is fast-paced and ambitious. The job requires a team player who is highly organised in their approach, efficient at reporting to seniors, and has a track record in establishing excellent client and media relationships and delivering brilliant results. You must be able to present creative ideas and strategies confidently in internal and external meetings. Our client is proud to work with outstanding artists and arts organisations so a talent for writing and an excellent understanding of the contemporary art scene in the UK is essential. Must have a demonstrable ability to devise, administer and evaluate digital media campaigns. They work internationally so are always looking for additional languages.

All Staff:

  • Contribute creative PR, marketing and brand development ideas
  • In depth knowledge of visual art subject matter
  • Represent the agency through networking
  • Attend private views and events
  • Generate ideas and create socially shareable content
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Relationship building with your colleagues

Account Management/Client Relations

  • Assisting with planning developing and implementing strategy – formulating campaigns, copywriting and brand strategies
  • Assist with conceiving, developing and implementing client account strategies
  • Create campaign timelines and schedules for distributing press materials and ensure they are adhered to
  • Writing and editing releases etc
  • Create client reports in collaboration with Account Executive
  • Deal with or delegate press requests
  • Lead client meetings in conjunction with Account Director
  • Present ideas and strategies effectively to clients with confidence to command respect and instill trust
  • Assist your Account Director in working with clients to assess issues, develop recommendations and implement business improvement processes
  • Use experience to deal with difficult situations that arise and problem solve issues alongside your Account Director

Media Relations

  • Face to face press appointments with press including freelancers
  • Pitching / journalist follow-up of send outs
  • Develop and maintain good working relations with the media
  • Be abreast of new media developments including new publications and social media

Team Management

  • Demonstrate strong management and leadership skills
  • Manage the Account Executives and Interns – training, guidance and motivation on the accounts you are manager for
  • Understanding of admin connected with running accounts and priorities
  • Instigate meetings to discuss clients / brainstorming / campaign ideas

New Business

  • Assist on the creation of proposals
  • New business/representing the agency through networking

Benefits Package

  • New business bonus – 10% of first year contract for direct introductions to the company
  • Cultural bonus @£25/month
  • £30 a month towards your phone bill if used to send and receive work emails and calls
  • External training budget / internal training – to the value of £250 per annum
  • Days off in lieu of weekends worked
  • Season ticket loan
  • Annual career mapping
  • Salary reviews annually
  • Annual appraisals, with quarterly reviews
  • Annual bonus (performance related)
  • Statutory maternity pay

Salary guidelines are as follows:

Junior Account Manager £25-27k (3 years experience)

Account Manager £28-30k (3-4 years)

Senior Account Manager £30-32k (4 -5+ years experience)

Account Director from £45k+

 

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