Assistant Account Manager

JLA is the UK’s leading specialist agency for speakers, presenters and performers. We work with TED stars, cutting edge comedians, chart-topping music stars and big names from business, politics and sport.

The Job
As an Assistant Account Manager, you can expect to:

  • Take control of all logistical arrangements; organise travel for talent; communicate between relevant parties and manage efficient relationships with our clients.
  • Grow your account management skills; develop the relationship between JLA and our clients; assist in all aspects of the booking.
  • Expand your individual knowledge on thought leaders, political figures, comedy stars and musicians; become an expert on current speaking superstars.
  • Attend conferences, awards ceremonies and private events alongside the talent; meet clients and provide exceptional service onsite.
  • Research, write about and approach exciting new talent for JLA to work with.

Who we are looking for
Someone with:

  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills.
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and think calmly under pressure.
  • A graduate degree, or school leavers who have at least two years minimum work experience.
  • The willingness to muck in.
  • An interest in: current affairs, all forms of media, industry experts and the latest mainstream stars.

The Benefits

  • A starting salary of £24,000, rising to £26,000 after probation
  • A yearly discretionary bonus
  • Flexibility around hybrid working
  • Health insurance
  • A vibrant office next to Oxford Street
  • Clear career progression and full training
  • Free tickets to comedy shows, music tours, live debates and other cultural events
  • A yearly company Away
  • 25 days holiday, increasing the longer you work with us, plus a day off for your birthday!

How to Apply

We will only consider applications with a cover letter. In your cover letter please outline the experience you have that you feel is relevant to the role requirements, and why you are interested in this role. Our job is all about giving an opinion, so please tell us about someone who inspires you, and why you’d like to see them giving a speech onstage.

Send your CV and cover letter to our retained HR Consultant Conundrum Consulting Ltd [email protected].

Strictly no agencies please. All direct and third party enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum.

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