Account Manager - Public Relations

Recruiter
NEWLINE RECRUITMENT LIMITED
Location
Kent
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Manager Job Title: Account Manager Reporting to: Senior Management Team Job Description: Achieve client coverage in key publications; general account management; support to Senior Management Team. Overview Responsible for managing delivery of agreed activity on accounts, answering queries and responding to PR opportunities Proactively sourcing leads and opportunities for potential media placements Writing client synopses and press releases Supporting the Senior Management Team where appropriate Selling in business articles to the nationals, trade press and others as appropriate Keeping media schedules up-to-date Establishing and maintaining excellent and proactive relations with journalists Preparing materials for client meetings Attending client meetings and lunches where required Setting up and attending ‘meet and greets’ Reviewing forward features and highlighting areas of potential opportunity Key liaison point for client New business development Identify new business opportunities Proactively take the lead in the creation of new business proposals Proactively looking at growing existing business and encouraging extra days/projects Attending and presenting at meetings with existing and prospect clients where necessary Pitch, presentation and prospect follow up where appropriate Supporting the Account Directors where appropriate General Raising the standard of account management to ensure that all communication with clients, and all outgoing communication from Westgate, is of the highest quality Day-to-day management and mentoring of junior members of the team Becoming an expert in their sector(s)

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