PR Account Manager

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£27000 - £30000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Ellis Rigby
Account Manager
Job Type
Full Time

An independent, full-service B2B PR and marketing communications consultancy, is looking for an experienced PR Account Manager, looking to work across a mix of sectors, in the UK and overseas.

The role

You will be planning, organising and controlling day-to-day work on a range of client accounts. It will include working across different marketing touch points, such as digital, content, in addition to writing for press releases, case studies, features, and proposals. You will also be accountable for maintaining close relationships with clients, understanding client objectives and evaluating them, both strategically and tactically, developing good relationships with media, as well as motivating and leading a small team. Importantly, you will be using any relevant language(s), both written and spoken, on a regular basis in a business context, and will be required to travel to attend client meetings and exhibitions.

What we're looking for

To be considered for the role, you will need at least three years' experience of PR and marketing in an agency environment, with at least one year's experience of operating at Account Manager level, and the ability to manage a number of accounts. You must be able to demonstrate excellent writing, reporting, presentation, and project management skills; you will also be expected to build and maintain knowledge of production procedures, terminology, and issues pertaining to the relevant industries and sectors. You should have commercial skills, team management and leadership ability, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What's on offer?

A salary of between £27,000 - £30,000 plus benefits. In addition to the opportunity to join an agency which has an excellent reputation for the training and development of PR professionals at this level and many have gone on to become senior players within the business. You will also benefit from working with seasoned PR and marketing professionals as well as having the opportunity to work on campaigns that cross UK and Europe..

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