Byfield is recruiting for a Senior Account Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract:   Permanent

Salary:  Dependent on experience  

Closing date:    Friday 31 July 10am



An opportunity has arisen within Byfield Consultancy for a Senior Account Manager to join our expanding team. You will look after a portfolio of legal and professional services clients, including leading international and UK law firms. Day to day, your role involves client liaison and counsel and generating excellent media coverage across a variety of publications and outlets including broadcast, national, and specialist media, working as part of a team.  You will also help manage and mentor our executives and graduates, as well as contribute to our social media and thought leadership campaigns.


We are looking for the following:

–  An all-round communicator with excellent PR & publicity, copy writing and social media skills.

– A passion for legal and professional services

– Experience of working in a press office environment, dealing directly with journalists, pitching client news and commentary.

– Preparing press releases, blogging, tweeting and article writing

– Experience in running successful events, including seminars

– Participation in thought leadership research and support campaigns

Desired skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience within a PR role
  • Strong media relations and social media skills
  • Excellent verbal and written capabilities
  • Good journalist contacts
  • Knowledge of legal and wider professional services sectors
  • Collegiate team player


We offer a rewarding incentive package which includes: 25 days holiday per annum (not including bank holidays), free daily lunches, private healthcare, team social events and a yearly bonus.

Please contact: Lorraine Gilbert, HR Manager

Tel: 0207 092 3999