D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Account Manager, Arts Communications Agency


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, London & South England, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

A friendly and team-focused boutique communications agency are looking to recruit a visual arts account manager to work across some of their biggest arts accounts including galleries and a number of high profile individual artists.

The client is a multidisciplinary agency, and so the role would suit someone who is interested in continuing to work across visual arts, but who also has some interest in working in different fields including festivals and book publishing.

The role will require a strong team player who will plan, organise and implement fully integrated PR and digital campaigns for a diverse range of visual arts clients. Creative, enthusiastic and well-organised, you will have experience of delivering outstanding client care, liaising with multiple-stakeholders, and working closely with key journalists. You will have demonstrated your ability to obtain high profile media coverage that helps drive brand awareness and to target publicity strategically towards an identified readership.

As a self-starter, you will thrive in a busy environment and enjoy developing innovative approaches to building client profiles and brands. You will enjoy building partnerships and arranging launch events. You will have a keen grasp of current affairs and cultural trends. You will relish being part of a team with clear strategic goals and will be eager to suggest ideas and initiatives to achieve them.

You will also be an experienced communicator with strong media contacts, experience working with arts organisations as well as high profile artists would be desirable.  They need a responsible, enthusiastic person who is really committed to the job and will relish the opportunity to travel with clients, attending a range of events both in and outside of London.

Experience gained within an arts communications agency or within a PR/ Communications role at an arts organisation is essential.