Account Manager Corporate Affairs

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28 May 2017

We are seeking an experienced account manager to join our international corporate affairs team. This role will work on a specialty practice that works across the agency to handle corporate reputation, strategic media relations and integrated awareness & perception campaigns. She/he will take the lead on certain clients and mentor junior level staff. She/he should have project management, budgeting, counselling, programming, writing, people management and emerging business development skills. He/she takes responsibility for the projects he/she manages, providing excellent client service, applying the office’s best resources, effectively managing people involved in projects and managing for profitable growth.

Responsibilities :

  • Develops, implements and tracks program measurement in line with program objectives
  • Is able to develop account program tactics, and oversee development of budgets and timelines
  • Independently handles several small accounts or major projects of a large account, performing much of the day-to-day work with assistance from both more junior and more senior staff as appropriate
  • Is client’s primary day-to-day contact on projects, or for smaller accounts, is the contact for the full account and has client’s respect, trust and confidence
  • Develops communications presentations and proposals for clients
  • Leads agenda and plans client meetings
  • Develops presentation materials for client meetings and event/year wrap-up report
  • Keeps team(s) appropriately informed and involved in projects, leads team that feels empowered, respected, learning and well-functioning
  • Leads team meetings – both internal and client interactions/calls
  • Identifies and secures help on emerging account problems
  • Is able to articulate and apply agency vision, goals, practice areas, products and overall capabilities
  • Provides leadership in developing and presenting new business programs for potential and existing clients
  • Develops accurate project budgets and monitors them effectively.

Requirements:

  • Excellent presentations skills
  • 4+ years of similar experience in a fast-paced agency setting
  • Degree in Public Relations, Public Affairs, European Affairs or similar field
  • Good understanding of the EU bubble scene
  • Has full understanding of public relations and public affairs and demonstrated ability to run integrated campaigns
  • Is a broadly capable writer, able to generate a range of materials (e.g., client memos, press releases, speeches, and articles) that require minimal editing
  • English native level speaker – additional languages are a plus

Your profile:

  • good sense of humour
  • team player
  • multitasker
  • determined
  • quick learner

Please send your CV an coverletter at jobs@ogilvy.be

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