Automotive- Senior Account Executive/ Account Manager (Social + Digital)

Automotive London, United Kingdom


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Executive to join our award-winning team working on one of the world’s best known automotive brands.

This role offers the chance for a young professional looking for the next step in their career to experience an exciting, fast moving account and benefit from training and coaching that will enable skills development in a supportive and nurturing environment.

We are looking for someone who is regarded as a team player and self-starter who takes initiative, someone who has great media, digital and social content experience, has at least one year of agency experience in a social focused role and who displays a passion for creative work.

As someone who will thrive in a fast-paced environment they must have their finger on the pulse of current trends and culture and be hungry to learn.

We are actively seeking diverse candidates, so we encourage you to apply even if you don’t hit every attribute below!


The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of activities including:

+    Ideation, planning and execution of exciting social content for publication on channels with a combined audience of over 18 million

+    Working closely with a skilled team of designers, editors and copywriters to feed social channels

+    Active participation in focused brainstorms and creative workshops

+    Market management and coordination across 20+ European countries

+    Maintaining and regularly updating the administrative elements of the account (including agendas,    timelines, content calendars etc.)

+    Monitoring for social trends and keeping abreast of relevant industry news

+    Assist on social media performance reporting and analysis

+    Desk research to support the team with ad-hoc client requests

+    Assisting the team with managing events/photoshoot/press trip logistics

+    Help manage social influencer campaigns

We are looking for:

+    At least one year’s agency experience in a social media focused role    

+     A creative thinker who can tell compelling stories on social media channels

+    A keen interest in and solid understanding of social media and content publishing

+    The ability to drive great results and work as an integral part of a dynamic team

+    Experience with content management tools and an interest in data + insights would be a major plus

+    A strong knowledge of industry trends and social media landscape

+    Confident self-starter with a proactive approach, able to work independently and remotely

+    Excellent communications skills and strong written ability

+    The desire to learn quickly and the ability to maintain a positive attitude

+    Self-assured, tenacious and supportive

+    Highly organised, with strong multi-tasking and prioritising skills


+    The opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of some of the best in the industry

+    Exposure to a global client and chance to work on integrated Pan-European campaigns

+    The ability to work alongside a passionate and supportive team

+    Joining one of the world’s most respected, award-winning PR agencies