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 award-winning international communications consultancy for the arts, culture and luxury sectors, specialising in profile-raising, audience development, brand management and revenue generation is looking for an Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to join their team.

With offices around the world, the agency offers a bespoke communications service that combines specialist expertise and local insight with a genuinely global network.

The role requires a highly organised and motivated individual with proven experience of managing multiple client and media relationships, as well as delivering first-class campaign results. The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for arts and culture, and excellent team leadership.

Job specification:

To manage campaigns for clients across the arts, culture and luxury sectors, including, but not limited to, commercial galleries, art fairs, public institutions, not-for-profits and festivals.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Planning and implementing strategic media and digital campaigns for clients
  • Managing campaign and account administration
  • Developing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Creating and editing press releases, media lists and publicity plans
  • Creating and overseeing digital campaign strategies
  • Securing and analysing editorial coverage
  • Liaising with stakeholders in the corporate, events and culture sectors
  • Managing client events, private views, photocalls, press offices and launches
  • Managing press trips and budgets
  • Responding to journalist requests and enquiries
  • Building relationships with UK and international media
  • Researching and writing new business proposals
  • Networking for new business opportunities
  • Participating in new business pitches
  • Contributing to social media and brand perception
  • Managing Account Executives, Junior Account Executives and interns
  • Supporting and reporting to Account Directors and Company Directors
  • Working with colleagues across other offices
  • Travelling to international cultural events to manage on-site press office and press trips as required

Previous experience of working in the PR or communications industries, as well a genuine and demonstrable passion for arts and culture is essential.