PR Account Manager

  • Job Reference: 1312767834-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Gleeson Recruitment Group
  • Location: City, Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Recruitment, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Gleeson are delighted to be working with one of the UKs biggest and most reputable law firms in their search for a PR Account Manager to join their team in Birmingham.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with strong PR experience looking to progress their career. Perhaps you're working within a PR agency, supporting professional services accounts and looking for a move in house? Or maybe you're in a position where you need a new challenge and looking for a career move - either way, I'd love to hear from you.

You will work strategically and tactically to plan, deliver and manage proactive and reactive, value-added communications support working closely with the wider Marketing team and ensuring key regional communications objectives are delivered.

You will work with local office heads and fee earners across the company's network of offices to agree communications activity that aligns with the relevant office and business plans and subsequently ensure the successful execution of all PR and communications within those plans as well as the measurement of results.

You will produce high quality and engaging communications content across multiple regional business media channels for a variety of audiences including internal stakeholders. You will build and maintain excellent contacts across the relevant regional business media, and with the relevant external and internal stakeholders, including third party suppliers.

"What will I be doing day-to-day?"

  • Developing and managing the media relations strategy and plan and leading the press office work across the regional office network.
  • Managing reactive media requests and working with the Communications Director on any reputations issues relating to the offices.
  • Proactively seeking out news agenda driven opportunities, responding to planned media forward features and commentary opportunities.
  • Developing and managing written content and commentary by creating press releases, articles and thought leadership pieces.
  • Creating engaging social media content to sit alongside the media relations work being undertaken and build up relevant regional key journalist and external stakeholder relationships via our existing social media channels.
  • Working with the Corporate Communications team to develop a range of regional press photography and video content that is needed to support regional and national PR and media relations work.
  • Working closely with the Communications Director to ensure proactive regional PR and media activity aligns with the Group's Responsible Business strategy.
  • Adopting a proactive and consultative approach and manage the PR and media activity for the regional office heads, as well as other external and internal stakeholders.

Our client is offering a competitive salary and a discretionary bonus. You will be required to be in the office 2 days per week.

If you have PR experience within the legal sector, great. But if you have PR experience and are looking to work more within corporate affairs, I'd love to hear from you.

Please get in touch with Steve Smaylen for more information - (phone number removed).

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