Account Managr – consumer PR – mid sized independent. £32-38k + bens

Posted 1 year ago

Are you ready to make a conscious career change? This agency will nurture your passion and creativity to help you build a career that you love, as you hone your skills working for iconic brands and creating award-winning campaigns. Don’t just believe me – when you know which agency it is you can check Glassdoor for yourself!

Their hybrid working model will see you catching up with your colleagues x2 times a week and working remotely the remainder. A great range of competitive benefits awaits you coupled with a culture built on trust and good internal and external training opportunities.

As an Account Manager, you’ll be part of teams working on a range of activity from projects for start-ups through to campaigns for some of the country’s biggest and most-loved brands. These really are household names and the work the agency produces wins a raft of industry awards every year.

What you’ll be doing…

  • You will be the main contact for the day-to-day client team, responsible for driving projects forward and reporting to your Account Director ensuring they are kept up-to-date on all activity
  • Lead in the creation and attend the shoot of creative campaign videos and images alongside a creative director
  • Draft excellent news generation press releases and larger campaign press releases 
  • You’ll need to lead by example and inspire the team to deliver best in class coverage for your clients
  • Ensure sell-ins are done to the highest standard and all efforts are made to secure coverage
  • Make calls to key journalists for larger feature/news pieces
  • Mentor junior members of the team on how to achieve coverage,
  • Run brainstorms and draft campaign plans with minimal changes from your AD
  • You will need to manage your team to produce best in class influencer relations for both micro influencers (earned) and macro influencers (paid)
  • Have an understanding of all social media channels to be able to advise and consult the team on activity when require.

What we need from you…

  • Solid experience in consumer PR up to Account Management level in consumer PR (FMCG experience is ideal)
  • Excellent media relations skills and strong project and team management are a must
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience mentoring junior team members or direct line management
  • Ability to manage fluctuating workloads and stay calm and focused
  • Creativity and ability to innovate
  • Strong team working skills, resilience, tenacity and a sense of humour
  • A real passion for PR and ideally interested in everything relating to culture, art, music

Get in touch today to find out more!

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