PR Account Executive

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Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
13 Nov 2016
Ref
908
Contact
Ellis Rigby
Industry
PR
Discipline
Account Executive
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an opportunity for an experienced PR Account Executive to join a first class consultancy which will seriously add value to your career. Working for this consultancy will offer no end of job satisfaction because you will be working with iconic brands, and they really take pride in their work, and positively encourage personal development.

The role

You will be working on an interesting mix of consumer accounts in the retail, drink, food, travel and lifestyle sectors. You will also be working alongside senior PR practitioners, and your duties will be many and varied, which makes the role diverse and interesting, but the key function will be developing strong relationships with clients and advising them; identifying client needs through regular contact and taking briefs; writing press releases, features, and various kinds of copy; confidently selling-in to media; and being involved in client meetings. Additionally, you will be expected to assist with events, social media and other marketing related projects.

What we're looking for

Above all else, it is important that are capable of developing and implementing a PR campaign for a broad range of media and more than happy to pitch in on other projects as and when required. You will also need great media and client relations skills, an excellent knowledge of the media landscape (traditional and digital); strong writing skills and a natural talent for creating newsworthy and engaging content. Due to the size and structure of this agency we are keen to hear from consumer focused PR candidates that are happy to work in an evolving and engaging environment, that have gained at least 18 months relevant experience within an agency or in-house environment.

What's on offer?

You will be joining a team which has won several awards and accolades over the years and will also be given the chance to work on clients which have an international presence. It is also a chance to join an agency based in the heart of Manchester which is doing extremely well and producing some truly engaging and innovative work. A salary of between £20,000 - £24,000 DOE plus a range of first class benefits.

If you possess all of the above skills, and ready for the next step, please send your CV by completing the application form below.