ACCOUNT MANAGER / SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Corporate Affairs Bangkok, Bangkok


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Account Manager will initiate, develop and manage appropriate communications strategies and programmes to achieve clients’ objectives and be responsible for their overall successful implementation and management. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Strategic Counsel / Creative Inputs 

  • Develop communications strategies and programmes to help clients achieve their objectives
  • Offer timely strategic counsel and advice to clients on all aspects of communications
  • Proactively identify existing and emerging issues and devise solutions to manage these issues successfully
  • Conduct periodic strategic communications programme reviews for clients
  • Prepare communications programme or project evaluation reports at appropriate intervals and recommend changes or adjustments accordingly
  • Develop crisis management skills to help clients manage crisis
  • Assist in media training of clients
  • Develop and build media relationships 

Account Management 

  • Proactively alert the team leader to emerging budget or client issues and problems
  • Manage, coach and train junior or new members in the project team
  • Play mentor to newcomers
  • Ensure that all outputs by team members meet Hill+Knowlton standards, client requirements and deadlines
  • Day-to-day liaison with clients
  • Develop and build client relationships

 Business Development

  • Provide business development leads
  • Identify and develop expansion of business with existing client
  • Focal point for business development proposals and pitches
A successful candidate should have the following qualifications and attributes:-
  • Thai or English Native Speaker
  • Minimum 7 years experience in marketing communication and corporate public relations with 1-2 years at senior level, preferably in a leading international company or a PR agency
  • Excellent news sense, strong media relations skills and contacts
  • Excellent speaking and writing ability coupled with strong presentation skills
  • Be an original think, well organized with analytical ability to initiate effective communications programs
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, team player in multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Proactive, with strategic thinking and strong supervisory skills
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