Skip to content

Join Us

APM June CF002748

Jump to content :

Want to join our team? We’re always interested to hear from people who share a passion for what we do.

Prospective applications are welcome. Please send your CV to the relevant office.

Business Manager

We are looking for a talented and experienced Business Manager to join the London office of Sutton, an international cultural communications agency, based in beautiful offices at Somerset House. This role reports in to the Managing Director and sits within the Operations team, and would suit someone who is excited about working in a creative and dynamic environment, and who has an interest in communications and culture.

As Business Manager, you will need to have a strong financial background to manage all the financial and accounting processes, working closely with the agency’s accountants.  You will also be able to quickly assimilate information and be good at using your initiative, with experience of and enthusiasm for drafting contracts and subcontracts, and liaising with clients and suppliers on all business and invoice-related matters.

If you’re excited by the sound of the role, and think you have the right experience, we would love to hear from you.

Please email london@suttonpr.com with your CV with a covering letter (no longer than 500 words) specifying why you think you’d be the right fit for the role and your salary expectations. No phone calls please.

Deadline for applications: Monday 16 July 2018

 

Requirements

We need someone to join the team who is organised and methodical, has experience of managing several projects at the same time, and is able to prioritise a varied workload, and meet deadlines. You should also be confident at liaising with and building relationships with the team and third parties to ensure all processes run smoothly and efficiently.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in addition to financial and accounting skills, meticulous attention to detail, proactivity of approach and communication, the ability to problem-solve and juggle priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as being discreet and trustworthy with confidential material are essential requirements for the role.

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience

Interested?

For more information or to apply for this role please email your CV and a covering note through to london@suttonpr.com.


ACCOUNT MANAGER AND ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, HONG KONG

We are looking for positive, ambitious and can-do candidates to join our Hong Kong team who have 2 – 3 years’ relevant  experience, existing relationships with international cultural media contacts, and can demonstrate their ability to deliver coverage in a range of media outlets including print, broadcast and online. Candidates would also be expected to be able to manage relationships with clients; develop campaign strategies, draft top quality press materials; pitch to journalists and secure strong media coverage; manage approval processes; deliver press trips and events, and manage a team to the highest standards.

Excellent written and spoken English is essential. Candidates are not required to have experience working in Asia prior to joining the company, but an enthusiasm for working with the leading cultural institutions in Hong Kong and an appetite to travel for our clients and events across Asia is key.

Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken English is essential. Other languages including Mandarin and Cantonese are desirable

 

Interested?

For more information or to apply for this role please email your CV and a covering note through to hongkong@suttonpr.com.


Account Manager, New York

As Account Manager you will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day relationship with clients and for developing and implementing communications strategies and press campaigns. Your job includes acting as the first point of contact for clients and press, overseeing the approval processes, drafting written materials, pitching to journalists, managing campaign logistics, securing press coverage and managing a team of Account Executives and Account Coordinators.

Account Managers are tasked with managing multiple client accounts at any one time and meet regularly with their Director to ensure strategies and goals are being moved forward as required.

Job Description

PR and Media Campaigns

  • Develops and implements communications strategies with input from the Director, working creatively and efficiently to deliver maximum impact and positive messaging for the campaign
  • Manages the progress of active press campaigns, working to secure the highest level of coverage across client accounts and reporting to the client in a time sensitive manner
  • Proactively shares regular feedback of any major campaign or client developments with their Directorand with the wider team/office as needed
  • Manages a team of Account Executive and Account Coordinator, ensuring there is strong inter-team communication at all times and meets regularly with junior members of the team to set goals and monitor progress of client campaigns
  • Ensures admin tasks executed by the Account Executive and Account Co-ordinator are carried out to the highest standard
  • Actively builds an extensive network of journalist across specialties and regions and regularly meets with key writers and editors to pitch and exchange information
  • Drafts and oversees the issuing of press releases and any written materials for clients, and liaises with them on the approval process
  • Coordinates and supervises press meetings and client events, including interviews, photocalls and press previews
  • Organizes and successfully leads press trips on behalf of the company
  • Drafts guest lists for events and oversees follow up calls Organizes press trips on behalf of clients, remaining within budget and meeting objectives
  • Conceives of and manages social media campaigns and digital initiatives
  • Ensures successful cross-company pitches to key target journalists through proper and timely coordination of information across the teams and offices
  • Keeps up to date with media outlets so that campaigns and pitches are as effective as possible
  • Regularly updates team and wider office(s) on any intel they come across in the media

Client Management and Reporting

  • Acts as the main point of contact for clients and manages the day-to-day client relationship
  • Proactively informs clients of any campaign developments in a timely manner
  • Ensures press cuttings are issued to clients promptly
  • Coordinates media campaigns to keep stakeholders / other PRs informed and ensures messaging is consistent
  • Writes project debrief reports and issues campaign summaries with the Director’s approval
  • Writes AVE reports as required

Team Management

  • Manages junior members of the team efficiently and professionally, ensuring they are trained in all relevant areas of their work
  • Updates their Director regularly on progress and flags any issues or concerns promptly and in the most appropriate manner

Additional Responsibilities

  • Acting as an ambassador for the Company and a role model for junior staff
  • Deputizing for the Director as required
  • Ensuring company website is updated with new team members and client details
  • Attending company, client and industry-related events
  • Communicating with other teams/offices to ensure joined-up Company communication
  • Assisting with pitches to potential new clients, including creating new business proposals
  • Performing any other task as required by Chief Executive, Managing Director or Director
  • Sending media and VIP database contacts to office assistant

Interested?

For more information or to apply for this role please email your CV and a covering note through to newyork@suttonpr.com.


Dear Sutton,