Consultant, Corporate Communications (Account Manager)

Mid-level Professionals London, United Kingdom

We are looking for a Consultant (Account Manager) to join our successful and growing team to work across a range of international corporate communications and B2B clients. The ideal candidate would have experience managing multiple accounts and leading campaigns for clients, with a strong track record of working with the media.

Key responsibilities would include:

  • Handling the day-to-day running of large accounts and campaigns
  • Managing, training and mentoring junior team members
  • Overseeing the running of busy press office functions
  • Creating/editing written materials (press releases, viewpoint articles, blogs, award entries, social content, etc)
  • Coming up with creative ideas for how to improve services to our clients
  • Playing an active role in new business

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • Experience in corporate communications and ideally already operating at Senior Account Executive or Account Manager level - agency experience  is a plus
  • Someone who thrives on the variety and diversity of agency life - extensive work experience to account manager level in a public relations communication environment (corporate communication, media relations) 
  • Experience of and an aptitude for managing junior team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record working with the media
  • An active interest in digital/social media, including digital analytics

We are recognised as one of the best agencies to work for in our industry, providing:

  • The opportunity to work on a diverse range of clients and projects with some of the industry’s best and brightest
  • A collegial and collaborative working environment, where you will work closely with colleagues from around the world
  • Significant opportunities to develop professionally, with extensive training and personal development programmes including a global exchange programme
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package, including health & wellness benefits

About APCO in London:

APCO’s award-winning UK team offers strategic advisory support, public affairs, media relations, crisis communications and integrated digital campaigns. Our approach is driven by insights, data analytics and deep stakeholder expertise. We devise bespoke, measurable strategies and tactical plans that create, influence, transform and protect our clients’ reputations, and help them to achieve their business goals. 

We work across all industries both in the UK and internationally, with deep expertise in healthcare, life sciences, technology & innovation, environment,  sustainability & impact and food & consumer products. As one of the most influential capitals in the world, London is where APCO leads a large part of its geopolitical and international work.

About APCO

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.