Account manager/ senior account manager

William Murray PR & Marketing

England, United Kingdom Remote

Full time

£28-38k (annually)



Nov 2

Account manager/ senior account manager

Love food and drink? Have a passion for PR & marketing? Then look no further. We’ve got just the job for you…

Due to new contract wins, we’re looking for a bright, passionate account manager or senior account manager to join our friendly team. You can be full time, part time, or looking for a long-term contract. When we say we’re flexible, we mean it.

About the role

Working within an account team you’ll be responsible for delivering and managing a number of high profile B2B and B2C campaigns across a range of food, drink and supplier brands and a global food industry export body. This is a hands-on role working across our growing client portfolio that includes some of the biggest names in the business: Nestlé Professional, Kraft Heinz, Santa Maria, Premier Foods and Birds Eye. 

You will play an integral role in the development and delivery of campaigns and will be responsible for the day-to-day running of accounts. You will also be responsible for managing the team, budgets and will be a key client contact. You must be able to pull together a presentation, have sharp attention to detail and run client meetings autonomously. 

The ideal candidate

  • PR agency experience at account manager level or suitable for a strong senior account executive looking to progress – 3+ years
  • B2B & B2C Food and drink experience and contacts within the industry are a must
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver against KPIs
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience in team management with the ability to prioritise projects and deliver campaigns across all media within agreed client service levels and budgets
  • Excellent communicator and writer


£28,000 to £38,000 DOE

What we’ll offer you

 First, there’s a competitive salary - £28,000 to £38,000. Plus a discretionary bonus scheme. 

 While we work hard for our clients, we also recognise the importance of work-life balance.


Benefits include:

  • Five weeks holiday
  • Regular, funded foodie nights out and team lunches
  • Free access to Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme – run by the industry charity with specific support for mental wellbeing. It’s completely confidential and gives the team access to free personal counselling, managerial advice and a portal full of wellness advice and coaching
  • Flexible working: Following consultations with the team, we now work flexibly and 100% of staff now rate our flexible working as ‘very good’/ ‘excellent’. We start between 6am-10am – and finish from 3pm-6:30pm. To keep in touch, we encourage weekly ‘walking meetings’– catching up with team members while out for a walk. We also host regular virtual socials – a Christmas party with an appearance from a goat, Taskmaster challenges, team quizzes and, next up, an action-packed away day by the sea
  • Mentoring from a board member and a personal development plan
  • Training time – half a day a month built into your working week so you can master new skills, immerse yourself in an industry event or take time to add another string to your bow 

How we work

We’re a remote-first business with an office in London and hubs in Brighton, Bristol and London. There is weekly meeting in London and regular travel to client meetings.  Please only apply if you are local to a hub and willing to travel to client meetings (likely on a weekly basis).  

In a nutshell

You’ll be joining the UK’s leading food, drink and PR agency, where you’re valued for your ideas and who you are. Not only will we look after your career, we’ll look after you, too.

If this sounds right up your street, contact Fiona by emailing your CV and a covering letter before 30 November 2023, explaining why you’re right for the role to

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