Account Manager (Corporate Comms)

The Team:

Our team brings together experience from the highest levels of the media, politics, and campaigning to work with global markets, challenger brands, NGOs, individuals and industry bodies.

We have an unrivalled strategic counsel and an integrated team experienced in delivering for high-profile companies and some of the most exciting entrants to the market.

Our journalistic expertise means we know how to spot and hone a story. Our team understands how to make a story work hard across every possible channel. We ensure the work we are doing is having the right impact with the right people.

We also provide expert advice and delivery in the digital world, taking in the complex interactions of social media.

The Role:

Portland is seeking an Account Manager to join our UK-focused corporate communications team. With no two days the same, your activities will focus on helping our clients to communicate with everyone from political and business audiences, to their consumers.

Often, this will involve using both owned and earned media channels to help deliver their communications strategies, requiring you to work both independently, and as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Helping to devise and deliver proactive and reactive media engagement strategies and campaigns;
  • Drafting a range of materials, such as press releases, opinion articles and online copy;
  • Coordinating and managing successful media sell-ins;
  • Organising and coordinating events, press conferences, photo calls, and or media contact programmes;
  • Responding quickly and accurately to client requests;
  • Supporting new business proposals and pitches;
  • Managing multi-disciplinary client teams and ensuring the successful day to day delivery of communications strategies and tactical plans.

Person Specification:

  • Ideally, you will have at least three to four years’ experience, gained either in-house or within an agency.
  • You must be proactive, creative and detail-driven.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is unfortunately not possible to respond directly to all applicants, only to those whose candidacy is being pursued. In addition, the length of the recruitment process varies based on the vacancy needs. Traditionally, the process takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Therefore, your patience is greatly appreciated.

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