PR Account Manager

Location
Manchester
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000
Posted
28 Sep 2018
Closes
28 Oct 2018
Industry
PR
Discipline
Account Manager
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are representing a vibrant agency that like to set themselves apart from their competitors by getting under the skin of their clients and focusing on what matters most to them; reputation, brand and search visibility 

They represent some amazing clientele and have even done some work with Conor McGregor, they are looking for an account executive to join their consumer team 

They offer a salary package which is above the industry average plus a generous bonus scheme. They also promote a friendly and collaborative culture with the company regularly going on trips to bars and restaurants as well as Christmas Trips abroad! 

If you'd be interested in discussing this any further please just apply to this position below and we can arrange for a time to speak 

Job Description: 

• Liaise regularly with clients and the media, often via telephone and email 

• Build strong relationships and networks with colleagues, clients and the media 

• Monitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients 

• Work as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement the PR activity 

• Prepare regular client reports and attend client meetings 

• Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media 

• Promote news stories and features to the media, known as 'selling in' 

• Collate, analyse and evaluate media coverage 

• Manage events, including press conferences and promotional events 

What We're Looking For: 

The ideal candidate will be a real go getter and will have graduated from university with a PR degree or similar 

• interpersonal skills, good presentation skills and confidence 

• Degree educated in PR or similar subject with a minimum grade of 2:1 

• excellent written communication skills 

• flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope well under pressure 

• good teamwork and negotiation skills 

• the ability to think strategically and good analytical skills 

• business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs 

• excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work on more than one project at a time 

• creativity and imagination 

• initiative. 

To Apply: 

If you think this role would suit you, please apply via the link below, or call Andrew Royston on 0161 804 0160 for a confidential discussion about the position.