Automotive Account Manager

England, Buckinghamshire
22 Nov 2017
20 Dec 2017
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management, PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Manager

Our client is a lively PR & Social Media Agency who are looking for someone to join their automotive arm. You will be passionate about Automotive PR & Content as you will have the ability to write engaging content, in particular news that can be shared across a client's channels. You will get to work with a range of blue chip automotive clients both UK and internationally including car manufacturers, service companies and technology providers.

This is a managerial and operational position with a dual focus on key automotive clients' account management and business development.

Ideally you will come from an agency background where you have had the opportunity to work across a number of different automotive accounts although our client may consider someone who has focused on one automotive account or who is currently working for an automotive supplier or manufacturer in a marketing communications role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of Account Executives & freelance support
  • Successful and effective management of key accounts including, client satisfaction and ROI
  • Ensure that time is managed and optimised towards campaign success
  • To actively develop new business opportunities with existing key accounts and network with new prospects, supporting new business activity
  • Develop and manage the agencies online presence
  • To foster day to day relationships with existing clients
  • Proactively manage relationships with journalists
  • Manage the production and quality of clients' materials
  • Monitor, manage and respond to clients' forward features; managing editorial deadlines

About you:

  • Must have automotive experience from either an agency or in house
  • Excellent written communication skills that are adaptable across a variety of media and social media
  • Previous leadership/ team management experience
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrated customer care skills and experience
  • Adaptability and resilience to change
  • Well organised and calm under pressure

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Nicola Hedges at Copeland Automotive Recruitment. Ref: NS43

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