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Junior Account Manager

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
25 Dec 2021

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PR & Communications
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Role Overview

The role of the Junior Account Manager, Fashion will be to manage commercial relationships with premium/luxury clients in the Fashion sector who are seeking to activate multi-market/multi-brand advertising partnerships. This role requires a deep understanding of the landscape across premium/luxury fashion in both menswear and womenswear and the ability to consult with clients on effective influencer marketing strategies and initiatives.


  • Provide strategic and tactical support to the Account Directors
  • Day to day client contact and manage client expectations
  • Generate feature placement in appropriate titles
  • Maintain regular day to day contact with key menswear and womenswear press
  • Ensure production of quality work, on brief, on time and on budget 
  • Assist senior team members in managing PR campaigns for diverse clients from conception to completion
  • Working with our in-house events team to manage launch events for media and influencers
  • Ability to develop credentials and proposals with support from your Account Director
  • Able to lead and manage fashion shows, events and press days
  • Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the media developments and spot opportunities for Purple and your clients
  • Presentation skills and assisting with pitch documents
  • Line managing junior staff to ensure they meet targets
  • Be brand champion, an expert on fashion knowledge and build key relationships
  • Delivering coverage across online, offline and blogs, and leverage added value from all PR activity
  • Promote Purple and its brands, campaigns, activities and events to the media, public and external audiences globally
  • Own all media relations and to continue to develop and maintain relationships with key journalists
  • Monitor Purple brand placement/exposure, ensuring all communication and activity are on-brand
  • Work closely with the social media team and brief on all events and launch initiatives
  • Work closely with the other business channels within Purple to ensure campaigns are thoroughly planned and executed in good time 
  • Work with the Account Director to compile a seasonal calendar of PR activity

Skills and Experience

  • 3-4 years of fashion luxury experience with established agency or similar role for in-house marketing department.
  • Develop and implement PR strategies to support brand image, increase awareness and visibility in support of business goals
  • Superb critical thinking skills with the ability to synthesize complex information, confidently make recommendations based on data, and work with an action-oriented mindset
  • An ability to handle pressure with equanimity and to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast- paced, and accountability-focused organization; a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude
  • Discreet, professional, and well spoken, with excellent communication skills
  • Extremely well-organised, methodical and efficient, with a good dose of common sense and initiative
  • Pro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly promote the Purple offering
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Strong established UK fashion press contacts in both menswear and womenswear
  • International press contacts are also desirable
  • Strong presentation & superb writing skills
  • Able to identify communication opportunities across multiple media platforms

Strong MS Word skills; working knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel


Purple is an internationally renowned Public Relations Agency with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles Miami and Hong Kong providing communications, creative and digital strategies to leading global brands and the next generation of groundbreaking talent within the fashion, music, beauty, lifestyle and luxury goods industries. We align business ambition and cultural energy for commercial success.

The strategic requirements of each client are individually tailored from the outset. Purple’s services cover press relations, print and online editorial procurement, product placement, high profile event management and innovative creative and digital strategies.

Purple offers a wealth of experience and expertise across a broad range of sectors which is used to great effect to leverage clients’ communications. We have an unrivalled network of influencers worldwide, which along with our unique and individual skill set enables us to achieve global success with each communications campaign.

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27-29 Glasshouse Street
Venture House

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