WildKat PR

Junior Account Manager

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £20,000
Contract: Full Time, Part Time
Applications Close: 16 November 2018
Twitter: @WildKatPR
Job Listing Added: 06 November 2018

WildKat is a creative agency for culture and music. We offer PR, marketing, branding, social media and event management for institutions and artists. We are the only performing arts agency working internationally, with offices in London, and Berlin.

Job Description:

WildKat PR is offering an exciting opportunity to join our London team. Working with the Founder, Director of the London Office and Account Managers, you will learn how to develop and execute creative PR campaigns across the classical music and cultural industries in order to generate coverage and publicity for our clients.

Key Duties as a Junior Account Manager:

To assist the Account Managers with their set of clients, working with them in securing press, attracting new audiences, helping to improve their brand, organising events
To think creatively about how you (and your colleagues) approach campaigns. You will be asked to continually make new connections and approach your work in innovative ways. You will be expected to challenge how we, and the industry, are doing things
To integrate digital media into campaigns. This means exploring new technology and developing ways to include it in client campaigns
To take a leading role in the development and execution of unique, creative campaigns to promote your clients and the company
To write copy in relation to clients’ needs, including: fact sheets, bios, blogposts, newsletters, brochures
To liaise with journalists to generate and secure media coverage for clients
To organise client events, as needed. This includes: concerts, VIP receptions, industry networking events
To attend all relevant artists’ events (which regularly occur outside of office hours) including meetings and performances
To network within the industry to build your reputation and that of the company
To be willing to grow into a more senior role

Opportunities of working with WildKat PR:

Small, open plan office
Chance to do diverse things within the role and expand your skillset quickly
Gain wider industry experience, not just PR
Supportive colleagues and management welcoming your fresh ideas
Personalised creative skills training and coaching
Collaboration with mainstream brands and projects
Opportunities for travel
Sociable atmosphere
Staff benefits, which include annual ski trip, Friday drinks, office yoga, opportunity for sabbatical and 6 hour working days

Person Specification:

Interest in classical music, culture, and the arts
A fast learner, able to absorb information quickly and confidently put it into practice
Ability to remain calm when working under pressure and to manage conflicting deadlines
Proven administrative and organisational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to take initiative and responsibility when working alone
Ability to work as part of a team
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
A strong interest in online media
Good standard of computer literacy (Word, Excel, WordPress)

Desirable but not essential:
3-6 month internship in an arts PR organisation or similar experience
Experience in PR, marketing or social media

Salary: £20,000 per annum (plus opportunities for bonuses) for full-time role

We are open to receiving applicants looking for a part-time role as an Account Manager. Please ask Olivia Brown for more details on this.

WildKat PR is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] with the subject title ‘WildKat Junior Account Manager application’ by 5pm on 16th November 2018.