Senior PR Account Manager

Recruiter
HighPoint
Location
Godalming, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1138637451
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is a growing vibrant and employee centric company looking for a PR Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager, to work with their core clients and new accounts whilst managing a small team. Our client offers great opportunity for progression, training and growth within the team.

As the Public Relations Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager you will:
  • Maintain regular contact with clients, develop client proposals and plans leading to the expansion of each account
  • Be involved in the development of financial budgets for clients
  • Conduct regular client meetings to discuss ongoing activity and delivery, and drive forward the delivery of the PR campaigns/activities
  • Manage the writing of press releases, extended articles, brochure/catalogue entries, advertisements and promotional material
  • Identify new Media and PR opportunities and make recommendations for PR activities
  • Be an expert in your clients' businesses, become familiar with their markets, business strategies, competitors and general industry news
  • Attend client events where relevant, regular contact with media including face-to-face briefings where appropriate.
  • Review and delegate work for your team, manage responsibilities, oversee delivery and distribute tasks
  • Recommend training that may be required to improve skill sets, work to develop the skill sets of team members, and conduct appraisals
  • Help to identify new business prospects and actively seek out new companies
  • Attend new business meetings and participate in new business pitches

The ideal Public Relations Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager will have:
  • At least 1 to 5 years solid Account Management experience
  • Be driven and have a hunger to develop within the business, there is opportunity to develop into more senior positions within the company
  • Have B2B PR and line management experience
  • SEO and Social Media experience
  • Be educated to degree level
  • Excellent proven communications skills and experience pitching to clients
  • In-depth knowledge of PR industry processes and practices
  • Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills

Public Relations Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager Benefits:
  • Good work life balance
  • Quarterly team incentives
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Free Parking

Thank you for your application however due to the high volume of candidates applying, if you have not heard back from us within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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