PR/Comms Account Manager – Ed Comms Agency London



Our client is the UK’s largest Educations communications and marketing agency.  They are looking for a talented individual to lead the communications strategies for multiple programmes sectors.  From concept development to market implementation, for a wide range of clients, from the Sports, Government bodies and FMCG brands both existing and new.

Overall responsibility:

Lead the agency’s communications offering across client business, including business development. The role involves both the delivery of comms projects and the development of the agency’s offer in this area.

Demonstrate a passion for comms –   developing a network of influencers, keeping abreast of market innovations and using strategic and creative thinking to develop the offer.

Design and implement integrated communications plans for complex/multifaceted projects. Lead relationships with key clients and suppliers.

Develop the agency’s comms strategy. Help to bring their positioning of education as a driver for change to life.

Day to day management and staff development of direct reports. Work on business development tenders and pitches.

Key responsibility areas


  • Create and implement communications strategies for clients
  • Create and implement of the agency’s’ communications strategy
  • Manage educator outreach campaigns, including event recruitment for the clients
  • Develop a network of education influencers to help deliver our communications challenges.
  • Deliver and develop the Agency’s Educator Index, which identifies key influencers in any given market
  • Set KPIs, track and report on all communications work
  • Lead internal knowledge-sharing and quality control around communications work

Project management

  • Lead delivery of communications projects to schedule, budget and an expected quality standard
  • Appoint and manage freelance staff and suppliers
  • Involve and brief staff across the company where appropriate and feed into projects led by other teams where there is a comms element

Team management

  • Recruit, train and develop team members and identify career development paths
  • Line manage and motivate team to meet business demands

Internal and external relationships

  • Daily contact with Comms and Marketing team
  • Daily contact with clients (email and phone)
  • Regular face to face contact with clients
  • Regular contact with journalists etc.
  • Frequent contact with Projects Director, Head of Design, Head of Film, Account Directors

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