Account Manager

Account Manager

Job Summary 

Ready to take the next step in your career and develop campaigns for our prestigious portfolio of hospitality, F&B, design and lifestyle clients? Join CatchOn as an Account Manager and work on the frontline of the exciting and fast-changing marketing and communications industry. You’ll lead a small team to provide seamless client service and execute projects. Join our award-winning agency and achieve extraordinary results for clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and prioritize account team deliverables, effectively delegating responsibilities and executing tasks according to each client’s brief as well as the demands of the overall agency client portfolio
  • Build strong client relationships and oversee multiple campaigns for different clients simultaneously 
  • Plan strategy meetings, brainstorming sessions, media interviews, events and research studies
  • Draft content such as press releases, briefing documents, fact sheets, executive biographies, brochures, trend reports and social media posts
  • Guide clients in the development of strategic plans, providing insights and proactive recommendations
  • Cultivate a deep pool of media contacts to mine insights and create client opportunities 
  • Foster teamwork and a constructive work environment by mentoring the account team
  • Support new business development, including the preparation of proposals and generating new ideas 
  • Ensure quality control by reviewing agency products including creative work, key client communications, schedules, and creative strategies

Skills & Values

  • 4-8 years of experience in PR, marketing, advertising or a related field, in-house or in an agency
  • Experience in account management, campaign strategy, social media and media planning
  • Has managed cross-functional teams and possesses excellent interpersonal skills and leadership qualities
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Chinese word processing); basic knowledge in Photoshop is an advantage
  • Creative problem solver with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organizational skills 
  • A team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • University graduate with a degree in a related field  
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Cantonese (Mandarin is advantageous)

Values
We look for candidates who can demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace values, including:

  • Creativity: Imagination untethered who dares to be different.
  • Confidence: Wisdom and maturity. Common sense and critical thinking.
  • Integrity: Trustworthiness and dependability.
  • Passion: Driven from within. Demonstrates commitment and ownership.
  • Collaboration: An emphasis on teamwork and a win/win mentality

Shanghai

In addition to the above qualifications for our Hong Kong team, we look for the following skills in candidates for our Shanghai team.

  • Local market experience in China and general knowledge of Chinese media channels
  • Comfortable with popular Chinese social media platforms such as WeChat and Weibo
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Mandarin is required
  • CET-6 or above

About CatchOn

CatchOn was founded in 2000 out of a simple desire to do good work with and for good people. Through the years, we’ve worked with people -- partners, employees, clients –- who share the same vision. We joined the Finn Partners, a global integrated PR and marketing agency, in January 2019.

We are proud of the ‘hybrid’ nature of our consultancy. With combined expertise in brand development, marketing communications, market research and PR, we help create and communicate new businesses and brands, and reinvent existing ones. We work together to deliver breakthrough results for our clients.

We have offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai and an impressive client portfolio in hospitality, F&B, design, lifestyle and luxury. Known for our dynamic and nurturing corporate culture and longstanding client relationships, our agency continues to grow and we are always on the look-out for strong talent.

About Finn Partners, Inc.

Founded in late 2011 on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners has more than tripled in size in seven years, becoming one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company’s record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world through a common philosophy. With more than 650 professionals, FINN provides its clients with global access and capabilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Application Details

We offer attractive salaries as well as career advancement opportunities to the right candidates. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Interested candidates should send detailed resume including availability and current and expected salary to corecruitment@finnpartners.com.  

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