Account Manager - PR & Advertising Agency

Recruiter
Anderson Scott Solutions
Location
Dudley
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Manager – PR & Advertising Agency

Birmingham

Salary £27,000 - £28,500

Permanent Role

Our client is an award winning fast growing PR & Advertising agency based near Birmingham City Centre. Due to successful high profile client wins, they now have an opportunity for an Account Manager to join the consumer team.

Job Description

* Managing and servicing a portfolio of high profile accounts

* Liaising with clients, acting as an extension of their team and nurturing a strong, professional relationship, built on trust

* Developing relationships with key influencers to secure client coverage

* Selling-in client stories to national and regional journalists to deliver hard-hitting campaigns which meet or beat targets

* Helping to create valuable, relevant and consistent content for clients, which helps to attract and retain a clearly defined audience

* Understanding the changing media agenda and keeping abreast of the media landscape

* Identifying news hooks and reactive opportunities for all clients

* Supporting on new business pitches, helping with research, creative ideation and providing valuable insight to the team for new campaigns

* Assisting with event organisation and management

The ideal candidate will be passionate about PR, have outstanding written and verbal communications skills, be highly organised, creative and a team player. We are looking for an Account Manager who can prove themselves to be energetic, dynamic, proactive, resilient, and keen to learn and grow within a fast-paced agency environment.

Qualifications

* Educated to degree standard

* Will ideally hold a full, clean driving licence

* Have three or more years’ PR experience, ideally from an agency background

Salary and Benefits

* Highly competitive salary

* Company-paid health cash plan

* Auto enrolment into the company pension scheme, with enhanced employer contributions

* 20 days holiday per year - in addition to birthday and three days between Christmas and New Year. An extra day’s holiday for each year worked (following the first full year), up to a maximum of five additional days

* A flexi hour each month

* Ongoing training

* Flexible working hours

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