PR Senior Account Manager - Consumer Finance, Corporate, Banking

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Posted By:
Charlotte Flood

Job Description:

My leading communications agency has an exceptional opportunity for a smart, curious and driven senior consultant to join their team to work solely across Business Bank and Consumer Bank PR programs internally within a large financial institution.

Working as part of a talented and supportive team with exceptional leadership, this is an opportunity to develop and grow your skillset, while working within a national, agenda setting landscape

This role plays a key integration between the client and the agency, so you will need to demonstrate the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships both internally and externally. You will be a key part of a team who delivers integrated communication programs encompassing a mix of media relations, content, digital, media partnerships, and influencer activity. The work is meaningful; it is insights lead, designed to influence and results in impact. This role focuses on delivering work that engages key business and consumer audiences to drive strong brand awareness, education, thought leadership and profile building.

Day to day, the role is responsible for leading a series of programs, as well as developing new programs with a support team to implement. You will mentor and guide junior consultants. The role operates in an integrated environment with a close collaboration with the media team to leverage major media partnerships. This requires a curious mind to understand the customer and how to engage with them from a content perspective.


The qualities we’re looking for:

· A curious nature with a strong appetite for news and what matters to the national business agenda

· Strong communication skills with an ability to engage with clients

· Determined and driven attitude to produce work that has impact

· A passion for major content channels, traditional, digital and social media and a natural curiosity for emerging social platforms

· A strong understanding of the Australian media landscape, with great media relationships

· A passion for Australian business issues – a love of content and media that speaks to Australian business to help them thrive

· A love of working within a fast paced environment, while being ideas driven

· Diligence to understand complex subject matter and distil into a range of content formats to engage with a target audience

· An insights lead approach to content campaigns

· Ability to create content to engage with a particular audience and drive this through to completion

· A deep understanding of an audience and what matters to them

· Strong organisational skills and a diligent task master; with the ability to integrate into an effective work flow to meet deadlines, supporting a team and managing up

· Confident and mature nature when dealing with people

· Being accountable for outcomes with a positive outlook to problem solve

· Growing commercial acumen, with an understanding of the value of timesheets, reporting and capacity planning


Key result areas:


· Drive tailored, outcome focussed programs

· Strong client management skills, building strong and lasting client relationships

· Strategic planning and creative idea generation with an outcomes focus

· Media relations with an established and growing network of contacts in business and consumer media

· High quality, targeted and effective written and verbal communication and problem solving · Demonstrate strong attention to detail

· Motivate and mentor junior team members

· Two way team management

This is a fantastic opportunity, across an amazing brand and agency with a great salary and benefits!  Contact me on (02) 8667 8888 or email me your CV to cflood@firebrandtalent.com.au