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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, HONG KONG

We are looking for positive, ambitious and can-do candidates to join our Hong Kong team who have 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 a full job description 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 a full job description or to apply for this role please email your CV and a covering note through to newyork@suttonpr.com.


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