Ambitous PR Account Manager for Top London Agency!

£30000 - £35000 per annum
17 May 2013
14 Jun 2013
David Hanson
Contract Type
Full Time
This is fantastic opportunity for a talented PR Account Manager to join a boutique London agency that is headed up by three of the most influential PR professionals in the business.

The agency has huge growth aspirations and is looking for an exceptional PR Account Manager to play a pivotal role in servicing its existing client portfolio in the financial services, professional services and charity sectors as well as raising the agency's profile to grow the business.

The Role

The Account Manager will be a truly outstanding professional communicator with a passion for PR and knowledge and experience in representing financial services clients in both B2B and B2C communications campaigns.

As it is a small team the PR Account Manager will need to be tenacious, proactive and polished presenter with the gravitas to provide strategic counsel to clients face-to-face at a senior level.

The ideal candidates will have excellent writing and media relations skills and ability to generate extensive high quality editorial coverage and thought leadership articles in national and financial media.

They will also need to be digitally savvy and understand how to harness the power of social media as part of an effective integrated communications strategy.

The main duties will include:
*Devising, implementing and managing integrated communications strategies across traditional print, broadcast and digital media
*Writing press releases, key message statements, Q&A's and presentations
*Managing team and client accounts effectively
*Managing projects
*Media relations
*New business pitches and presentations to existing clients

Ideal Candidate
The ideal Account Manager will be eager to hold a pivotal role in a growing agency and be instrumental in expanding its client base. Preferably with experience of working with financial services and banking clients.

*Strong experience in PR experience from an agency
*Exceptional writing and verbal communications skills with excellent attention to detail
*Be able to write quickly and adapt styles for different audiences
*Be highly organised and a flexible team player
*Ability to juggle tasks and prioritise workload and deadlines
*Genuine interest and knowledge in business and current affairs
*Know how to create issues led PR campaigns
*Solid understanding of using social media channels in PR context

This is a boutique agency with prestigious clients in the financial and professional services sector as well as charity/not-for-profit. It provides generous salary packages, excellent training and career development, and an opportunity to be a part of a growing consultancy.

May & Stephens acts as an "employment agency" in relation to this vacancy.

May and Stephens Recruitment 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

May & Stephens Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs