Senior Account Manager / Account Director - Corporate PR

Wells Haslem Mayhew is a full-service communications firm specialising in public relations and government affairs.

We are part of an international PR network (IPREX), meaning there is the potential to engage with PR firms and their clients around the world.

What we offer:

  • Regular pay reviews and bonuses linked to performance;

  • Access to international travel and training through IPREX;

  • Support of additional education and training;

  • Room to progress within the company and build your career;

  • A warm and supportive team with an open-door policy;

  • Flexible working hours;

  • Regular team lunches; and

  • A sunny North Sydney office close to public transport.

About you:

  • You are highly skilled at utilising communication tools to problem solve;

  • You feel as comfortable providing C-suite advice as you are creating campaign content;

  • No task is too small nor too senior – you enjoy pitching in to get the best result no matter what it takes;

  • You have excellent written and verbal skills and a keen eye for detail;

  • Working within a small team, you are both a team player and able to work autonomously;

  • You can set and meet consistent deadlines for you and your team;

  • You are comfortable managing client accounts with little oversight or direction;

  • You are experienced in managing staff;

  • You are experienced at managing budgets; and

  • You have five-to-nine years’ of relevant experience.

While not essential, you also possess:

  • A track record of winning business;

  • Experience working in a communications consultancy;

  • A degree in public relations, communications, public affairs, or a similar field; and

  • Proficiency in the Adobe creative suite or similar graphic design and video editing software.

As a Senior Account Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing client projects and budgets; 

  • Developing and directing communications strategies across owned, earned, paid and shared channels;

  • Managing and mentoring teams of junior consultants including time management, productivity, and morale;

  • Liaising with clients at senior levels with confidence;

  • Growing and owning relationships with clients;

  • Staying across industry developments and implementing those in your day-to-day work; and

  • Pitching and winning new business.

More about Wells Haslem Mayhew

We are an experienced team made up of people from the highest levels of corporate communications, politics, and journalism in Australia and globally.

We provide traditional and innovative public relations services including media, internal, change, community, and marketing communications along with crisis and issues management, training, and strategic advice.

As an integrated consultancy, we use digital and social media to support our campaigns across owned, earned, paid, and shared media.

Clients include: ASX-listed companies; global financial institutions; local and international law firms; pharmaceutical companies; ICT companies; defence contractors; infrastructure and development companies; healthcare and aging providers; sporting clubs and organisations; and not-for-profits.

How to apply

You can apply through LinkedIn (here) or by sending your resume to


We are looking to start the candidate as soon as possible on a full-time basis.

If you don't quite fit this profile, but still think you have something to offer the Wells Haslem team, please get in touch.

Watch our launch video to learn more about Wells Haslem Mayhew.