PR Account Manager

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Tunbridge Wells
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

PR Account Manager

Tunbridge Wells

£25,000- £30,000 per annum

Our Client is looking for an experienced Account Manager to join the team.

Successful applicants must have a sound knowledge of Public Relations, Marketing practice and how the media in place works - the opportunities available, building relationships with journalists etc.. You will have good rapport building skills and experience dealing with multiple clients, in fully integrated campaigns.

You are ultimately responsible for driving an account by completing the execution of the strategies and activities, with support from the account directors.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years experience within a PR agency.

The Role:

Reporting to the Directors, you will be required to:-

Take responsibility for managing delivery of agreed activity on accounts, answering queries and responding to PR opportunities

Identifying feature opportunities, understanding the business issues or product requirements to sell in features and draft feature length copies as required

Write client synopses and press releases

Sell in business articles to the nationals, trade press and others as appropriate
Keep media schedules up-to-date

Identify new business opportunities and take required action

Day-to-day management and mentoring of junior members of the team

Skills Required:

- At least two years' proven PR experience
- Proven client handling and relationship building skills
- Ability to influence through effective communication
- Good writing and proof reading skills
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy
- Proven experience researching case studies, writing, and running social media campaigns

Person Specification

Proven Account Management experience within an agency environment
PR and Press Office experience is essential
Fully competent with Microsoft Office packages
The ideal candidate will have experience within B2B Business Development
Excellent presentation skills
Be self motivated, organised and a great team player

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