Written on: February 7, 2014
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We are looking for a new Account Manager to join the lovely WildKat PR London team….have a read below of our job description and if you feel it’s right for you then please send your CV and covering letter to fleur@wildkatpr.com – good luck!

 

WildKat PR

WildKat PR is a dynamic, forward thinking PR agency offering a full service of public relations and marketing, artistic consultancy and event management, specialising in both classical and contemporary music. We are a young, enthusiastic, creative and music-loving company and our expertise and creativity allows us to devise innovative campaigns tailored to individual artists’ needs. With offices currently established in both London and Berlin alongside a newly opened New York office, and clients such as Daniel Hope, Lionel Bringuier, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, David Finckel and Wu Han and International Wimbledon Music Festival, our reach extends internationally to offer professional PR support worldwide.

 

Job Description

WildKat PR is looking for an experienced Account Manager to join our London team. The role will involve working with the Director, Office Manager and fellow Junior and Senior Account Managers on creative PR campaigns across the classical music and cultural industries. Ideally, the successful candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience working in the classical music industry. They will be expected to quickly establish and build strong working relationships with press to generate media coverage for our clients.

 

Key duties:

– To be solely responsible for the management of international PR campaigns on behalf of WildKat PR clients

– To liaise with press to generate and secure media coverage for clients

– To take a leading role in the development and execution of unique, creative campaigns to promote our artists and the company

– To write and distribute press releases

– To attend all relevant artists’ events (which regularly occur outside of office hours) including meetings and performances

– To attend potential client meetings where required, preparing proposals and presentations

– To monitor and report any new online tools which may benefit the company or artists

– To execute efficiently the distribution of promotional materials

– To oversee the work of junior Account Managers and Interns when required

 

Person Specification

Essential

– 1-2 years’ relevant experience in either PR or the classical music industry

– Knowledge of classical music, the arts, culture and PR

– Proven administrative and organisational skills

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Ability to take initiative and responsibility when working alone

– Confidence and ability to manage multiple project simultaneously

– Ability to work as part of a team

– High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

– Ability to remain calm when working under pressure and to manage conflicting deadlines

– An interest in online media

– Self-motivated

– Good standard of computer literacy (Word, Excel, WordPress)

 

Desirable

– Marketing experience

– Fluency in another language, preferably German or French

– Educated to degree level in an arts subject

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to fleur@wildkatpr.com with the subject title ‘WildKat PR Account Manager application’

Closing Date: Monday 3rd March

Salary: Competitive – dependent upon experience

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