James Young – Senior Account Manager

What is your role at bClear?

I am a senior account manager at bClear. My role is is to serve as the primary point of contact between bClear and its clients. I am responsible for building and maintaining strong client relationships, managing client expectations, and ensuring that the agency is meeting the client’s needs.

I oversee the day-to-day operations of client accounts,  while working closely with bClear’s leadership to set strategic priorities and drive growth.

What is your background and experience?

I studied English language and literature, before pursuing a marketing career in the hospitality industry. I spent more than 20 years in the Middle East working for restaurant and hotel groups. I have always had an admiration for the power of PR in an integrated marketing campaign and often felt the draw to move from client-side to agency. My experience has been pretty varied, working with B2B and B2C clients across hospitality, food & beverage, e-sports, private equity, tech, biopharma, charity, property and construction, and online education.

What inspires you?

Great marketing campaigns, clever advertising, and advancements in technology. I’m driven by a passion for problem-solving and a desire to deliver meaningful results for clients. When I’m inspired, I approach work with a sense of purpose and determination.

What do you enjoy most about your role?

I enjoy building and developing strong client relationships – I like gaining trust and becoming a strategic partner for a client. I enjoy seeing the impact of agency work. I enjoy collaboration, being part of a team and sharing experiences with others – seeing a team grow and succeed is very rewarding. Finally, the constant learning – PR is a dynamic and constantly evolving field. I enjoy staying on top of the latest trends and best practices, while constantly learning and growing.

What do you like to do when you’re not at bClear?

When not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family – I have two young boys. I like to travel and explore new places. I also like my sport, especially my team, Liverpool.

What does this photo mean to you?

This photo was taken in 2018, my eldest had been walking for about a month. He had just got his first pair of shoes and we had our first walk.

How to get in touch

Whether you’ve got an urgent need for effective PR for your business, or just want to find out more about how we work, we’re always happy to chat.