Global trade and international energy markets are undergoing seismic shifts. Often “under the radar” and misunderstood, shipping and energy are two industries that – in reality – underpin our everyday lives. Worth trillions of dollars to the global economy, these industries are directly impacting the way we eat, shop, and power our homes and workplaces. And as the leading global PR and communications consultancy for marine and energy, BLUE Communications is embedded within and directly influencing these rapidly developing, global markets.
A PR Week Top 150 consultancy, BLUE is expanding its team of motivated, intelligent and dynamic communications professionals due to growing demand for our services. We are looking for an ambitious account manager to support the day-to-day delivery of world-class PR services to BLUE’s global portfolio of clients.
As an entrepreneurial, agile, and growing company, BLUE offers significant opportunities for international travel and long-term career development, with more than half of our management board having joined BLUE at account manager level or below.
Applicants must have the following essential attributes:
At least two years PR/communications experience, with experience of managing client accounts and junior team members
A track record of supporting the delivery of communications campaigns with proactivity and creativity, including media relations
The ability to manage multiple projects of varying scope and size, deploying intuitive prioritisation skills
A talent for fostering and managing strong client and media relationships
Enthusiasm for learning more about and understanding our specialist industries
Quick to learn and able to digest and understand complex subjects
First-rate written communication skills with an engaging style and close attention to language, grammar and accuracy
Attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills, both face-to-face and on the phone
A sound grasp of social and digital media
The ideal candidate will also have:
Account management experience within an agency environment
Keen commercial awareness
A strong portfolio of impactful communications campaigns
Some event management experience, either stand-alone or as part of delivering PR campaigns
Relocation package available
New business commission scheme (9% of first year’s fee for new business introductions)
Opportunities for international travel
Commission scheme on new hires recommended to the business
Employee perks including discounts at national chains and wellness support
Investment in training for career and personal development
22 days holiday per annum, plus additional accrual opportunities.
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