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PR Account Manager

Employer
Princewood
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Our client, an established and successful PR and Marketing agency who specialise Within the technology sector is keen to recruit an experienced PR Account Manager.

Take an accurate brief and write technical press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces and to be responsible for keeping current clients satisfied and for the delivery of exceptional client service on a day-to-day basis. Create, build and maintain excellent working relationships with clients, journalists and industry contacts at all times.Work closely with the Account Director to ensure the delivery of PR and marketing campaigns and events across the team to the highest standard. The Account Manager will have ample opportunity to generate and act on their own ideas as well as take the lead on some projects. Oversee pitching of press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online publications, to ensure the engagement in covering clients' stories.Take full ownership and accountability for individual projects or account activity. Ensure the best possible use of the Company's working capital, i.e., time recording, work in progress, billing regime and invoices. Take ownership of meeting preparations, ensure that all agendas, meeting notes etc. are produced. Attend client meetings to present campaign results and guide strategy design. Increasingly contribute to brainstorm or client meetings and work with the team to ensure workload tracking documents are maintained. Pan events with account teams within relevant time, production and financial constraints. Attend events and industry conferences, often overseas. Handle or oversee clients' social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn channels.Manage and motivate team members to effectively execute client communication campaigns. Coach and run training sessions for junior members of the team in the basic principles of PR and account management

Person Specification:

* Excellent written and spoken English

* You need to be highly skilled in spelling, grammar, and proof-reading, as well as having a creative flair for producing engaging, accurate and technical copy

* Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media channels and other business-related software

* To demonstrate the ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively both internally and externally

* You will need to be approachable, driven, friendly and empathetic, and be able to relate to people on different levels within the agency, with clients and with the media, whether it is over the phone, by email or in person

* You will often be working to tight media deadlines as well as meeting the demands and pressures of your team and clients, so you need to be able to prioritise tasks and work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality

* Experience of mentoring/managing a team member/team to a high standard

Salary/Benefits

* £29,000 - £30,000

* Travel Insurance

* Pension after 3 months service

* 20 days holidays, increasing after service

* Christmas closure and birthday day off

* Company mobile phone

* Company laptop

* Season ticket loan
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