PR Account Manager

We are looking for a proactive, passionate and hard-working PR Account Manager to join our full-service integrated agency. The successful candidate will work as part of an award-winning team and will take the lead on all PR projects – this will include managing client meetings, developing and implementing PR and media strategy for clients and forging strong relationships with the media and influencers as required.

PR Account Manager

PR Account Manager

 

We are looking for a proactive, passionate and hard-working PR Account Manager to join our full-service integrated agency. The successful candidate will work as part of an award-winning team and will take the lead on all PR projects – this will include managing client meetings, developing and implementing PR and media strategy for clients and forging strong relationships with the media and influencers as required.

 

We’re looking for someone with clear experience across the following:

  • Researching key media contacts
  • Drafting press releases for approval
  • Pitching stories to journalists and media outlets
  • Client liaison and account management
  • Reporting on media coverage
  • Influencer relations
  • Social Media content creation and management
  • Copywriting and proofreading
  • Digital Communications – social media

 

We’d also like:

  • Excellent copywriting skills and experience of writing for brands
  • Creative thinking and an ability to create unique stories and compelling campaign ideas that really stand out and attract coverage.
  • Strong creative mindset, ability to think outside of the box and see a story, idea or potential angle where there appears to be none
  • Content creation skills
  • Ease in adapting and understanding various industries is a must in this role as our clients are varied
  • Understand of both B2B and B2C communications strategies
  • An interest in proposal writing support alongside the Marketing and Management team

 

The right candidate will have a genuine love for this field, a thirst to get started and showcase their skills, as well as develop new, engaging and result-focused strategies for clients. We’re looking for someone who is analytically focused and able to make data-driven recommendations, but also someone who isn’t afraid to think outside of the box.

 

Essential:

  • Be educated to degree level with a relevant qualification in communications, or similar subject
  • 3+ years’ broad experience in a communications or public relations role
  • Experience of liaising with the media, pitching stories, writing press releases, utilising databases and delivering PR campaigns
  • Experience in running social media channels and communities on behalf of clients, and an understanding of the management tools associated with running multiple accounts
  • Able to work independently, using initiative, as well as part of a busy team
  • A self-starter who can put forward and initiate their ideas
  • A team player who is happy to get stuck in and help the rest of the team
  • Ability to work to deadlines and cope positively with time pressure across ongoing and project work
  • Previous client facing experience and account management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in managing multiple clients at once, with a positive, can-do attitude

 

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If you’re interested in joining us and think you fit the bill, please send your CV and Cover Letter to Charlotte on charlotte@cubiq.co.uk