ACCOUNT MANAGER | Technology

Recruiter
Carter Ferris
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c£35,000
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
13 Jul 2019
Ref
CF0459
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cyber security, IT security, call it what you will but it is certainly a hot topic and if this is your sweet spot from a PR perspective then get in touch now! This internationally focused agency is looking for an Account Manager to join the team and work on a number of global technology clients with a particular emphasis on IT security. This is the fastest growing team in the agency with a worthy reputation beyond these shores and so you would be working closely with their US offices as well as across EMEA and European territories.

This agency has earned a fantastic reputation of blending creativity and compelling messaging with big name b2b technology businesses. They cap this with standout benefits on top of a competitive salary including generous holiday allowance, health, dental and optical care, opportunities to work abroad, ride to work scheme, great social events, bespoke training packages and company pension to name a few. For them, the technology PR world is moving apace and now is the time to jump on their band wagon and reap the rewards.

The Role:

  • Develop and execute the PR programme across your clients  
  • Be the day to day lead with clients
  • Build and maintain media relationships and key stakeholders
  • Drive the media relations and analyst work
  • Oversee media promotional activity programmes
  • Proactively drive the social media and digital programmes
  • Be responsible for running client events, conferences, seminars, press trips etc
  • Write coherent, on message content for all channels as well as reports, thought leadership, speaker proposals, blogs
  • Play a role in new business pitching and contribute creatively
  • Manage and motivate junior team members
  • Brief and manage third party suppliers
  • Help the account director manage budgets and resources

Skills:

  • Ability to deliver b2b tech PR programmes and offer strategic and tactical comms advice to clients
  • Demonstrate a good grasp of the b2b technology industry and specifically IT security would be useful
  • Strong written and communications skills
  • Have strong ‘selling-in’ skills to pitch to journalists and analysts
  • Have a thorough understanding for the digital and social media platforms and proactively look to exploit opportunities
  • Some experience in working on new business and keenness to take part in pitches
  • Experience in planning and managing events ranging from trade shows, press trips and conferences, speaker and award opportunities
  • A confident team player capable of managing junior team members
  • Strong attention to detail, good organiser

To apply for this role send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting CF0459

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