D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Account Manager, Arts Communications Agency


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

An established arts communications agency seeks an experienced Account Manager / Senior Account Manager to join their Middle East team, working across the arts, culture and luxury sectors. The role requires a highly organised and motivated individual with proven experience of managing multiple international clients, media relationships, as well as delivering first-class campaign results. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the Middle East, a genuine passion for arts and culture within the region, and excellent client management and team leadership.

Essential requirements

  • Educated to degree level
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience of working in the PR or communications industries, ideally with an agency
  • A genuine and demonstrable passion for arts and culture both in the Middle East and more widely
  • Proven experience in team leadership and management
  • Strong contacts in both the UK and international media
  • Ability to construct and implement ambitious cultural strategies, press campaigns, integrating digital and social media strategy
  • Proven experience in managing high end client relationships
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management
  • Experience in project management
  • Attention to detail, with strong copywriting and editing skills
  • Determined, proactive, and works well under pressure in a very fast-paced environment
  • Experience of working with external stakeholders and partners
  • Flexible approach to work with ability to attend evening and weekend events where necessary
  • Experience of event management, specifically private views and press previews

Desired experience/ skills

  • A network of professional contacts and relationships in the arts, culture and luxury sectors
  • Knowledge of databases (Gorkana), Photoshop and Mac
  • Ability to construct and implement digital strategies with a focus on social media
  • A demonstrable creative approach
  • Arabic desirable