PR Account Manager - Big name Food & Drink brands

Hartigan Recruitment
London, South East England
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, an inquisitive and ambitious Food & Drink PR agency are on the hunt for an experienced PR Account Manager to join their growing agency and have a real hand in client management and development.

Working with some of the top names in the Food & Drink industry, predominantly on the more luxury end of the spectrum, this agency really are experts in their field. Expect to work with an array of clients including alcohol, coffee, water and confectionary brands, all of whom are well known and looking for imaginative and creative results.

The agency are based in an iconic building in the heart of East London, surrounded by cool bars & restaurants for lunch, client meetings and the odd after work drink! Whilst the agency themselves are mid-sized, they are part of a group of creative agencies, that include marketing, branding and experiential companies, and makes it feel like a much larger agency.

The team are close-knit and hardworking, but also know how to have a laugh and balance the two! They are looking for a PR Account Manager who is ambitious, happy to push the boat out and has experience of working with fantastic big-name brands. There is a huge focus on training and development and career progression is there for the taking!

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with key national & lifestyle journalists
  • Developing well thought out, strategic PR & Social Media Campaigns
  • Writing press releases, blogs and social content
  • Organising and participating in events & press days
  • Securing tier 1 coverage for clients
  • Client management & counsel
  • Managing & developing more junior members of the team
  • Identifying new business opportunities and contributing to pitches

If you’re a real foodie and a seasoned PR pro, with experience of working with big-name brands, this could definitely be the one for you. As well as an open, fun and inclusive culture, you will benefit from a range of perks including 24 days holiday (plus the days between Xmas & New Year), Early Finish Fridays, a pension and Summer & Christmas Parties.

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Hartigan Recruitment Limited is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.