Account Manger – Brand Communications (PR)

Job Description

Why Ideosphere: 

Ideosphere is a brand strategy and communication firm that believes in the power of intentional, relevant, and purposeful communication. We champion the belief that effective communication creates great possibilities and empowers our clients to achieve their goals. If this excites you, read on!

What in Ideosphere

A customer facing profile to develop and implement effective media and public relations strategies. An account manager should have the ability to understand and analyse the key client and market insights with a brand lens and ownership and translate that in to media stories for digital, print, radio, television, and podcasts. The incumbent will be the owner of all  client related deliverables and drive the brand objectives of the mandate through Media, PR, and Communication solutions.

 

Values Expected Within Ideosphere

  • Empathy I will seek to understand the point of view of the other person
  • Integrity I will do what I commit; if I am unable to deliver, I will inform and realign
  • Ownership I will take equal ownership of success and failure equally
  • Respect I will respect people’s opinions based on facts and validations, with limited biases

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand the industry of the client and approach to get to media campaign outcomes
  • Ability to pitch press release and feature ideas to the relevant media, to interest them in covering the clients’ stories
  • Ability to build client relationships and maintain a network of media contacts including journalists and industry spokespeople
  • Ability to write press releases, articles, blogs and the required content pieces
  • Work as part of the Brand Communications teams to deliver the larger mandate (beyond just PR) through consistent brand message across
  • Manage the needs of the client and their accounts
  • Contribute to team meetings, liaising and update clients on the activities undertaken
  • Play the role of back to the larger Brand Communications team on the mandate when needed

Job Requirements

  • Ability to multitask, be solution oriented and operate with team in a fast-paced environment while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and speaking communication skills
  • Ability to understand the required story pitch points for achieving objectives of the brand
  • Have a good media relation skillset
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Keeping updated with current PR trends and tools
  • Bachelors/Masters in marketing, communication, business or other relevant field

Experience: 3 to 5 Years of experience in a PR agency or in a corporate communications team  

Location: Mumbai