Account Manager

Recruiter
DA Public Relations Limited
Location
Berkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
1207079116
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are growing global communications consultancy looking for a highly-organised, conscientious Account Manager to work on several UK clients, including a leading player in a growing sector. You will need to be the consummate PR professional with strong media relations skills, especially successfully pitching stories to the press. Well offer you a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to work as part of a talented, international team. This job is Slough-based (free off-street parking available), with the opportunity to work from home one day a week. If this sounds like your perfect job, then please get in touch with a dazzling covering letter and your CV.

Key responsibilities

* Writing press releases, features, web copy, award submissions, opinion pieces / comment, internal comms, social media etc
* Strong ability to craft media hooks and adapt to different media channels
* Pitching to B2B and consumer press
* Securing cross-platform coverage including print, digital and broadcast
* Meeting KPIs
* First point of contact for UK clients
* Press liaison / building strong relationships
* Press list management
* Research and media evaluation

Skills and Experience

* English as mother tongue
* At least 5 years of experience in PR agency experience essential
* Highly organised and self motivated
* Proactive personality
* Exceptional writing skills in English
* Excellent phone manner
* Creative thinker
* Ability to identify and to leverage news trends
* Mutli-tasker, experience managing multiple clients
* In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
* Attention to detail essential
* Knowledge of Hootsuite and ResponseSource a plus

Occasional travel will be required

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