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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sybil and James Communications is a strategic brand building cooperate and contemporary communications agency.
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    Account Manager

    Job Description

    • Sybil and James Communications - is actively seeking a Account Manager to join its team in the agency’s Ikeja Location, working with high-profile cooperate and commercial clients to implement communications strategies to align with their overarching business goals.
    • The candidate should demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations; including creating and driving both traditional and social media outreach plans. Moreover, the candidate should demonstrate a high degree of written communication skills, initiative, creativity and be extremely organized.


    • Provide strategic and tactical support to the Account Executive
    • Day to day client contact and manage client expectations
    • Generate feature placement in appropriate titles
    • Maintain regular contact with key press
    • Manage PR campaigns for diverse cooperate and commercial clients from conception to completion
    • Working with internal and external team to manage launch events for media and influencers
    • Line managing junior staff to ensure they meet targets
    • Be brand champion, an expert on communications knowledge and build key relationships
    • Delivering coverage across online, offline and blogs, and leverage added value from all PR activity
    • Lead in the promotion of all brands, exclusive collections and products to ensure that each team member and the designers are being closely monitored
    • Promote Sybil & James and its campaigns, activities and events to the media, general public and external audiences globally
    • Own all media relations and to continue to develop and maintain relationships with key journalists
    • Monitor Sybil & James brand placement/exposure, ensuring all communication and activity are on-brand
    • Work closely with the social media team and brief on all events and launch initiatives
    • Work with the Account Executive to compile a seasonal calendar of PR activity
    • Manage and support on new business efforts; both creating proposals and participating in relevant pitches

    The Ideal Candidate

    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Creative and strategic thinker
    • Strong established press contacts
    • Strong experience of event management
    • Strong presentation & superb writing skills
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
    • Enthusiastic about the creative process.
    • Ability to change gears quickly as priorities shift
    • Professional and calm demeanor
    • Team oriented
    • Social Media savvy
    • Knowledge of common social media platforms
    • Proven experience operating in a senior position within the Communications industry
    • Proven commercial experience with working in a fast-paced environment
    • Familiarity with the organization of press reports and press clips
    • Able to identify communication opportunities through a proactive approach
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meeting tight deadlines
    • Excellent prioritizing and time management
    • Discreet, professional and articulate, with excellent communication skills
    • Extremely well organized, methodical and efficient, with strong initiative
    • Management experience is highly desirable
    • Proven track record of creating a positive impact on business through implementation of a PR strategy
    • Discreet, professional and well spoken, with excellent communication skills
    • Extremely well-organized, methodical and efficient, with a good dose of common sense and initiative
    • Pro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly promote the Sybil & James offering
    • Able to identify communication opportunities across multiple media platforms
    • Strong MS Word skills; working knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel
    • Proven experience, full time at a mid-sized agency within a cooperate comms and or digital marketing environment.

    Method of Application

    Candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as subject of the email.

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