Communications Account Manager

Communications Account Manager

Job Title: Communications Account Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wembley, London
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: 26/08/2019
Reference: BBBH14236_1565625105
Contact Name: Kyle Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2019 16:51

Job Description

Communications Account Manager
Salary - 350/day
Contract - 12 Months

We are recruiting a Communications Account Manager to be the lead point of contact for all communications requirements within a defined area. As the Communications Account Manager, you will be responsible for building excellent working relationships with key colleagues, including senior elected members and chief officers. The Communications Account Manager will also need to proactively manage communications ensuring that they all support agreed corporate objectives with regular evaluation of output to ensure budgets and other resources are being deployed efficiently.

Reporting to the Head of Communications the key responsibilities will include
Devise, manage and oversee the delivery of cross-cutting, audience led communications
Support senior leaders and managers with strategic advice on communications, campaign planning, reputation management and media relations.
Lead on promoting and defending the reputation of the business through broadcast media by effectively managing media enquiries, identifying proactive media opportunities and writing news releases.
Work effectively within the business to ensure consistency between internal and external communications.

Essential Skills
A proven track record of developing and implementing successful audience led communication strategies
Substantial and demonstratable understanding and experience of external and internal communication techniques and practices
Experience of developing and delivering widespread media coverage and communication campaigns which can drive satisfaction and positive behaviour change
To be able to work evenings and weekends with appropriate notice as part of an "On Call" media service

This is a great opportunity to work for a company and further develop your skills and knowledge within this sector.
To apply please contact Kyle Ward on 02393 911 227 or alternatively, email a copy of your CV to

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