PR Account Manager

  • Job Reference: 627164578-2
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Halmer Recruit
  • Location: Esher, Surrey
  • Salary: £32,000 to £46,000
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Freelance, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Perm PR Account Manager - Esher - £32K - £46K

My client who are a fully integrated marketing and communications agency is currently looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Account Manager to join their growing team of communications professionals.

Main Purpose of the Role:

Working closely with the Account team, the Account Manager will execute B2B campaigns on behalf of clients, using a combination of traditional, digital and social media tools and techniques.

Key responsibilities

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

* Writing and managing the production of media advisories, blogs, feature contributions, press releases and case studies; tracking hot topics; pitching content ideas to journalists; and helping to devise and implement social media campaigns

* Be the day-to-day point of contact for clients

* Project management responsibilities

* Monitoring and measurement of all PR/social media activity undertaken by AD Communications on behalf of the client

* Actively lead brainstorms and client meetings

* Ensure that all content produced is of the highest quality against key deliverables and deadlines

* Manage suppliers including freelance content developers, translation, photography and other creative industry suppliers where required with the support of the Agency Co-ordinator

* Participate actively in agency marketing, blog development and social media activity

* Show a keen interest in communication best practice and be proactive in offering ideas to optimise agency business

* Developing and maintaining good relationships with key media

* Management and delivery of KFIs

Person Specification

Essential knowledge/ skills/experience

* Working in business to business

* Strong copywriting skills

* Experience in full day-to-day management of campaign projects

* Creative writing ability

* Excellent attention to detail

* Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

* Able to work well within a team

* Able to develop strong, collaborative relationships with account team and clients

* A keen interest in new technologies and trends

* A drive to succeed and deliver consistently great work

* Fluency in all key communications channels and experience in delivering engaging content for multiple communications channels

* PR

* Social

* Media

* Marketing collateral

* Able to understand the role of contributed content with earned (PR), bought (commercial) and shared (social) media

* Understanding of PR measurement methodologies and tools