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ACCOUNT MANAGER

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an energetic, bright and results-driven Account Manager to join the PR team at CUBE Communications.

One of the UK’s leading drinks specialist agencies, CUBE Communications is a full service agency creating award-winning PR, Events, Social Media and Design for clients who come to us for our dedication and know-how, but most of all for our good ideas. We work with some of the best brands in the business including Tesco, E&J Gallo and Codorníu. We have just completed a project for Moët & Chandon, the Moët Academy, an immersive wine school held in London for a fortnight in April for which we were awarded Best Trade Campaign by the Drinks Business.

Job Description

The CUBE PR Account Manager works at the forefront of our campaigns and projects, constantly liaising with the client and making our plans come to reality across both trade and consumer PR. He/she report directly to the PR Director and also work, at varying degrees depending on the project, with the company directors and the events teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Implementation & management of client PR programmes
  • Proactive & reactive trade press activities – writing press releases, formulating quotes for trade press features, responding to press enquiries & generating coverage for our clients, media buying
  • Proactive & reactive consumer press relations – writing of press releases, reacting to enquiries from leading UK wine writers and consumer lifestyle journalists, generating press coverage for clients
  • Copy writing
  • Organise and attend press briefings, dinners, press trips
  • Attend client meetings and brainstorms
  • General account management duties including drafting activity and contact reports
  • Assisting on new business development including brainstorms and pitches
  • Assisting the PR Director
  • Managing the Junior Account Executive
  • Crisis management where applicable

Key competencies

The role would suit an experienced PR professional with at least 3 years previous experience and an interest in wine. The candidate should be highly motivated with boundless energy, enthusiasm, strong organisational skills and great attention to detail:

  • Demonstrated understanding of public & press relations & its benefits
  • High level of written & verbal communication skills with a proven record of producing press releases for all sectors of the media
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Commercial understanding of impact of PR on clients’ business
  • Sound knowledge of wine & an understanding of the UK wine industry, its challenges & key issues preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Creativity
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Hands-on approach
  • Dynamic & motivated
  • Professional & well maintained personal appearance
  • Organised, logical & level headed
  • Demonstrated time planning & management
  • Computer literate
  • Clean UK driving license

Educational requirements

  • Educated to University degree level

Renumeration

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare policy

For further information about CUBE please email us hello@cubecom.co.uk

“CUBE has proven itself to be a very effective communications partner with a broad skill base. We consider them part of the team, and know that they will deliver to a very high standard. They really understand how our trade works and act as an efficient and personable interface between us and the media. ”

Dan Jago,
Category Director,
Tesco Beers, Wines and Spirits

“Working with CUBE is like a breath of fresh air. ”

Jane Parkinson,
Wine Writer,

“Team CUBE offers impeccable attention to detail and are a splendid bunch to work with. Informal and led by their expertise, they work tirelessly to deliver the very best for their clients. ”

Olly Smith,
TV Presenter,

“I’ve found CUBE to be one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial of communication companies, leading where others have followed, taking initiative, and delivering superbly. ”

Jamie Goode,
Wine Writer,

“Since we employed CUBE we’ve seen a real step-change in energy and creativity in promoting our wines to the UK trade and consumers. They are flexible and easy to work with, and their exceptionally broad skill-set means that every hurdle is overcome quickly and with a minimum of hassle. ”

Nuno Vale,
Chief Marketing Officer,
ViniPortugal

“What sets CUBE apart is that they can be relied upon to shake up the safe formulas of drinks marketing with their imaginative approach. ”

Sarah Jane Evans,
Wine Writer,

“CUBE is a dynamic and forward-thinking agency whom I really enjoy working with. Everyone on the team is friendly and super-efficient in terms of providing supporting material for stories and web-savvy content ideas ”

Anna Brech,
Editorial,
Stylist

“They are a superb team of individuals blending creativity, experience, personality and reliability in each project they take on. ”

Stuart Anderton,
Category Director,
Tesco Wine by the Case

“The team at CUBE is brimming with energy and ideas, offering great creative PR solutions which deliver real results. ”

Carolyn D'Aguilar,
Brand Manager,
Codorniíu

“CUBE have delivered a meticulous, innovative event and also generated excellent coverage. ”

Sonia Herschtel,
Senior Brand Manager Moët & Chandon / Mercier,
Moët Hennessy

For any information, to talk to us about anything you’ve seen on our site or even if you’d just like to chat through an idea please get in touch.

hello@cubecom.co.uk

CUBE Communications
1 Cobden Mews
90 The Broadway
London SW19 1RH
020 8401 5501

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