Account Manager

DA Public Relations Limited
Berkshire, UK
14 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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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