(Bud Communications) Senior Account Manager

Location: Singapore
Discipline: HR
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: career@bcg-rise.com
Job ref: 393575
Published: about 1 month ago
We are looking for an ambitious and experienced communications professional with a desire to help dynamic and fast-moving technology brands to succeed.
  
We're looking for someone with:
  • A keen interest and passion for B2B and B2C technology brands
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • At least 5 years experience in PR, journalism, and/or integrated marketing communications
  • Ability to foster brilliant relationships with media, senior clients and partner agencies.
  • Proven commercial experience managing accounts profitably, tracking timesheets and delivering projects within timeline and budget.
  • Aligned with our values (and can demonstrate them) - Hustle, Passion, Global thinking, Courage and Collaboration.
  
Responsibilities:
  • Strategic input: you will feed into client strategies and so will need a strong ability to draw on insights, data and wider research to inform your thinking.
  • Team management: you will manage a team to effectively deliver excellent results for clients including effective utilization, profitability and scope.
  • Senior client management: Whilst you will be supported by the senior team, you will be responsible for managing senior client interactions on a day to day basis, and earning their trust.
  • Supporting the senior team to train, coach and manage junior members of Bud.
  • Driving business growth through scaling existing client accounts and helping to identify and pitch for new business.
  
Requirements:
As a crucial member of our account management team, we’re looking for the following key skills:
  
  • English language fluency: You need to have excellent written and spoken English. Another language is ideal though not essential.
  • Copywriting skills: You need to be hot on spelling, grammar and proof-reading, as well as have a creative flair for producing engaging and intelligent copy.
  • Presentation skills: From communicating ideas to your team to presenting stories to journalists, you need to organise information in a succinct and interesting way to capture their attention.
  • Effective organisation and project management skills. You will play a critical role in ensuring we stay on track with project timelines and deliverables.
  • Media Expertise: You will be able to spot a news story, craft a media angle and run the press office effortlessly
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Whether it’s over the phone, by email or in person, at Bud we’re all about people, so you need to be approachable, friendly and empathetic, and be able to relate to people on different levels within the agency, with clients, partners and with the media.
  • Time and team management: You will often be working to tight media deadlines as well as meeting the demands and pressures of your team and clients, so you need to be able to work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality.
  
About Bud
  
We’re a specialist communications agency built for the world’s most ambitious technology brands.
  
Whether it’s fintech or gaming, global brands, or fast-moving scale-ups, we understand how technology businesses work, and the creative communications strategies they need to reach their business goals. 
  
We're a fast-growing, focused and dynamic team in the middle of an exciting growth story so you'll need to be someone who is a motivated self-starter and share our enthusiasm for technology businesses and communications. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have a talent for writing killer copy, strategic thinking, strong client and media relationship building skills and the desire to manage a diverse and interesting workload.
  
This is a great chance to join us on our growth journey, shaping the direction of the company as we continue to grow throughout the region. We are aiming to be the very best in our market, based on delivering excellence in everything we do, whilst having fun at the same time.
  
In return, you'll be joining a creative, fun and high performing team, with a real stake in the company's future direction and a strong ethos of work/life balance and self-development.
  
We offer competitive remuneration, benefits and growth opportunities.