Join the WildKat PR team in London!

Friday 5th June 2015

Account Manager – Full Time
WildKat PR – June 2015

WildKat PR

WildKat PR is a game-changer in the classical music industry, based in London, Berlin and New York. We adamantly believe in challenging the status quo of our industry, embracing creative values with a strong digital and online focus.

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 clients such as Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Tête à Tête Opera Festival, Matthew Sharp and International Wimbledon Music Festival, our reach extends internationally to offer professional PR support worldwide.

Job Description

WildKat PR is offering an exceptional opportunity for an experienced PR Account Manager to join our London team. Working with the Director, Office Manager and fellow Junior and Senior Account Managers on creative PR campaigns across the classical music and cultural industries. They will be expected to quickly establish and build strong working relationships with press to generate media coverage for our clients.

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

Perks of the job

·       Annual company ski trip

·       Yoga in the office

·       Team lunches

·       Friday afternoon drinks

·       Opportunities of travel


Key duties

As an account manager your role will be:

·       To manage your set of clients and work with them to help achieve their PR goals. This includes: gaining press, attracting new audiences, helping to improve their brand, organizing events

·       To think creatively about how you (and your colleagues) approach campaigns. You will be asked to continually make new connections and think differently in your work. You will be expected to challenge how we, and the industry, are doing things

·       To use social media as a way of generating exposure for clients. This includes: analyzing existing channels, advising on strategy, setting up and managing accounts, creating content, scheduling posts, engaging with online community

·       To integrate digital media into campaigns. This means exploring new technology and developing ways to include it client campaigns. This includes: using video technology, new apps and software, latest gadgets (such as Google Glass, Apple Watch etc.)

·       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 your client needs, including: fact sheets, bios, blogposts, newsletters, brochures

·       To liaise with journalists to generate and secure media coverage for clients

·       To organize 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 with Industry to build your reputation and that of the company.

·       To oversee the work of junior Account Managers and Interns when required, and be willing to grow into a senior management role


Person Specification


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

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

·       Knowledge of the current classical music industry, the arts, culture and PR

·       Strong interest and experience in online and digital media

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Proven administrative and organizational skills

·       Ability to take initiative and responsibility when working alone

·       Confidence and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

·       Ability to work as part of a team

·       High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

·       Flexible and reactive in a constantly changing environment


·       Marketing experience

·       Fluency in another language

·       Educated to degree level in an arts subject

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] with the subject title ‘WildKat PR Account Manager application’ by Wednesday 24th June 5pm

First round interviews will be held 2nd and 3rd July 2015

Salary: Competitive – dependent upon experience