PR & Marketing Account Manager

GB Solutions
Gloucestershire, UK
20 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
PR & Marketing Account Manager

Salary: £25K - £32K

Full time, office based role plus UK travel

We have a great opportunity for a PR and Marketing Account Manager to join a thriving B2B agency who are making their mark on a regional and a national level. They are achieving excellent results for businesses in the construction, building material and home improvement sectors.
Situated near the M5 for Bristol, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Bath their clients are based across the UK.

They are looking for talented, experienced PR & Marketing Account Managers to keep their customers' PR & Marketing programmes on track. You will manage a small number of accounts of varying sizes and career progression is swift and rewarding. You will receive the support and training to make it happen. Agency experience is essential and B2B PR, digital, marcoms experience is highly desirable.
Spinning plates and catching them all perfectly is key to this role. PR Account Managers 'own' their accounts and reap the rewards. They multi-task, looking ahead to see what is coming, and making sure everything comes together on time.
The PR account handlers, writers, creatives, researchers, new business developers and support staff are a friendly, hardworking bunch and passionate about their work. The company focus is on the team and team-working.

Responsibilities of a PR & Marketing Account Manager:

Managing multiple projects, keeping track of deadlines
Going the extra mile for clients and developing long-term relationships with customers and media
Writing persuasive press releases, letters, blogs and feature articles
Lobbying editors and placing the editorial we write in print and online media
Spotting opportunities for campaigns, developing and selling them into customers
Managing client budgets and planning advertising
Managing multiple social media accounts and create innovative content
Interview customers (and their customers); brief in-house and creatives/writers/ photographers etc.
Network at industry awards/ events, and support customers at exhibitions

As a PR & Marketing Account Manager you will be:

Experienced in agency life with PR and Marketing
Highly organised and calm under pressure
Literate, numerate and articulate with excellent communication skills
A team player with a can-do attitude
Able to learn quickly and show initiative
Able to work in digital, online, social and print media
Able to travel to customer meetings and industry events as required

Your consultant on this role will be Sue Waters, please call (phone number removed)

GB Solutions is a market leading specialist recruitment agency. We are based just off the M5 between Cheltenham and Gloucester, within easy reach of Bristol, Swindon, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales.

Specialists in permanent recruitment we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. As a member of the REC, we are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.

If you would like to speak with one of our consultants about a specific role or help with your career search in the areas we recruit for, please do not hesitate to contact us

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