Account Manager (Full Time)

Karla Dawes Press Office

  • Date Listed: 2021-01-14
  • Location: 224 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC, Australia melbourne 3053
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Advertising and Marketing
  • Position: Account Management
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

KDPO is a public relations firm based in Carlton which caters to a select clientele across the food, travel and lifestyle sectors. We offer a range of services including brand consulting, communications strategy, event planning and social media. We are seeking a motivated and experienced Account Manager for a full time role.

  • KDPO consists of a small, yet dynamic team and we encourage our team members to grow and learn as much as possible under senior management.
  • This position provides an opportunity for an experienced PR professional to take the next step in their career.
  • The successful candidate will become an integral part of our business helping lead key campaigns and clients, have at least 4-5 years agency exposure and have proven account management experience and media contacts.

The role will suit a highly motivated, creative and energetic individual who can work independently, and also collaborate with our staff and any agency partners.

The must-haves:

  • Strong understanding of the media and social landscape 
  • Proven relationships with media and influencers
  • Proactive and self-starting; seizes opportunities and acts upon them; enthusiastic and committed
  • Social media experience (strategy and operations)
  • Event management experience – managing suppliers (i.e. photographers), guest lists etc. 
  • Strong writing skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Seeks all relevant information for problem-solving
  • Knowledge of trends in food, drink and lifestyle


  • Management of several client accounts at one time – both autonomously and with support
  • Executing client strategies across traditional PR, event and influencer relations 
  • Proactively and reactively managing media/influencers with the aim of obtaining positive media coverage for clients
  • Client Management – independently and with support depending on client size and scope
  • Responsible for client reporting 
  • Attendance and management of meetings – responsible for reporting key information, document preparation and ensuring minutes taken (delegated if necessary)
  • Delegating smaller jobs and administrative tasks to junior staff 
  • Attendance and management of key events – including supplier management, media and client management
  • Creating assets for client campaigns – i.e. writing media releases, invites etc.
  • Actively monitors and reports client coverage and competitor activity 
  • Active attendance at internal meetings/brainstorm sessions
  • Reports directly to Managing Director/ General Manager

 We look forward to hearing from you!



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  • Date Listed: 14.01.2021
  • Location: 224 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Advertising and Marketing
  • Position: Account Management
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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