PR Account Manager

The Candidate Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have the skills to effectively manage budgets and campaigns at a globally established advertising agency? Are you a quick thinker with an aptitude for PR, able to generate new ideas within a fast-paced environment? This could be the job for you! Join this PR agency in Liverpool with regular travel to Manchester!

Our client is an award-winning and independent PR and marketing agency with offices in Manchester and Liverpool. They are currently looking for a PR Account Manager to handle the Innovation & Technology account for the company, managing the overall client contract budgets and the management of the team client and any possible third parties. The Account Manager will be line managed by the PR Director and will be responsible for the PR Account Executive and other team members such as the PR Assistant. The company prides itself on their ability to create the perfect strategy for their clients and exceeding expectations, hence, they are looking for an energetic individual who will bring results and steer the department towards success!

Roles and responsibilities of the PR Account Manager:

  • Meet deadlines and deliver campaigns on budget
  • Build relationships with key influencers and co-ordinate campaigns and projects
  • Generate top-tier media coverage (top trades, nationals etc.)
  • Secure media interviews and form press releases
  • Secure forward features
  • Generate opportunities and ideas
  • Contribute media contacts and campaign ideas to new business proposals

The ideal candidate:

  • Knowledgeable of the industry and media contacts and an ability to develop I&T proficiency
  • Excellent time management skills coupled with strong abilities to handle accounts
  • Able to create content across multiple channels
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to create strong relationships with clients
  • A quick thinker with the ability to develop and generate new ideas
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and stick to strict deadlines
  • A proactive researcher with an aptitude for PR who can pick up the phone and pitch media ideas

If you are enthusiastic about technology and PR with excellent management skills then don't miss this opportunity!