Automotive Account Manager

Location
England, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
22 Nov 2017
Closes
20 Dec 2017
Ref
NS43
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management, PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
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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