PR Account Manager

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£40000 - £41000 per annum
10 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Ellis Rigby
Account Manager
Job Type
Full Time

Professional Services organisation seeking an experienced PR and Communications Manager to join their team for a contract of up to 16 months.

The role

Operating across both internal and external communications for a Group of companies, you will be responsible for communications to a varied audience including the press, shareholders, analysts, government and employees. You'll act as an Account Manager for various brands which will include the creation of media relations programmes such as press releases, blogs, columns, reports and media interviews and you will support investor relations activity including producing reports and developing presentations. Our client not only works with brokers within financial services but also operates a banking and lending arm so you could be targeting the consumer press or trying to get the attention of specialists within the industry. Digital communications will also be part of your remit, whether that's developing social media or developing brand websites. Additionally, you'll be part of the press office function for the Group which will include acting as a media spokesperson, drafting positioning statements, arranging media interviews, attending journalist briefings and overall reputation management.

What we're looking for

We're looking for a degree educated PR professional with management experience covering both PR and internal communications; a knowledge of the financial services sector would definitely be advantageous. Knowledge of social media communcations strategies will also be important as well as being a naturally enthusiastic person!

What's on offer?

Salary for the role is £40,000 dependent upong experience and the contract will last for up to 16 months.

Please apply by completing the application form below.