Senior PR Account Executive/PR Account Manager

Talent Search
Basingstoke, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior PR Account Executive/PR Account Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced PR professional with around three years' experience to join a well-established and growing independent PR & Communications Consultancy with a fantastic reputation and enviable client list. Due to expansion they are looking to recruit a determined, passionate & positive new addition who wants to become fully involved, develop & progress within a supportive environment. With a clear growth plan & an imminent move to sparkling new offices, it's an exciting time to join this progressive team.

Your role will involve:

· Extensive liaison with a variety of clients, mainly B2B, over the phone and at meetings, requiring regular trips to the Central London office and client premises

· Spotting a strong story with an engaging hook, crafting watertight press releases etc. and promoting these to targeted publications

· Building strong and lasting relationships with relevant journalists, approaching them with highly relevant, quality written pieces and using your generous entertainment budget to deepen relationships

· Managing client relationships, fully engaging and gaining an in depth understanding of their business, offering and USP

· Acting upon opportunities to maximise business with clients and taking part in pitches, tenders & new business wins

· Taking part in weekly & fortnightly team meetings to discuss projects, strategies and ideas

You will be the ideal candidate due to your:

· Around three years' PR experience, ideally gained within an agency & tech environment, but in house or consumer agency will be considered for a determined & adaptable candidate

· An appreciation for all things tech and emerging developments with the ability to understand jargon, spot the unique and create an engaging story around it

· Strong ability to form deep & lasting relationships with clients and journalists

· Outstanding & versatile written abilities with impeccable spelling & grammar

· The ability & desire to travel to client and journalist meetings

This is a passionate, inclusive team with an impressive staff retention & progression track record. They are going from strength to strength with their clear goals, ability to retain clients and obtain brilliant new business wins. Does this sound like the consultancy for you? If so, submit your CV!

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