Consumer PR Account Manager - Senior Account Manager

Black Cherry Recruitment Ltd
Manchester, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Consumer PR Account Manager - Senior Account Manager to join its growing consumer team!

This is an exciting opportunity within a well-established agency for a candidate who has 3 years or more PR Agency experience under their belt.

Candidates need to be self-motivated individuals, who will relish being at the heart of each client account and must have, proven media relations skills, social media expertise, copywriting skills, and be great at liaising with clients and the media.

Candidates with a natural flair for pitching and writing proposals would be of great interest!

Client sectors cover high profile sports, property, hospitality, leisure and events.

Exp. Required:
  • High level of writing skills and ability to adapt style for different audiences
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • A solid understanding of the media, editorial requirements and what makes a story
  • Ability to demonstrate innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently within a supportive team environment
  • Strong administrative and project management skills
  • Reliable and highly organised with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Confident and has the ability to foster confidence and respect from others
  • Great inter-personal skills and confident liaising with the media
  • Thorough and pays attention to details
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and has a willingness to go above and beyond

Responsibilities include:
  • Liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media, via telephone and email
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients and the media
  • Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients and coverage
  • Working as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement the PR activity
  • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Promoting news stories and features to the media
  • Collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage
  • Event management, including press conferences and promotional events
  • Attending and promoting client events to the media
  • Undertaking research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients;
  • Fully participate in brainstorms and create workable programmes for new business and existing clients

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