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PR Account Manager, Drinks/Wine/Food

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Recruiter
Media Contacts
Posted
18 October 2013
Closes
15 November 2013
Ref
25108
Contact
Eddie Everard
Location
London
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum

Further information

Keen to join an agency that is well known for its creative campaigns, has strong digital capabilities and where there is real opportunity to develop your career? This agency is thriving, having doubled in terms of staff size in last few years and has a very strong portfolio of big fee paying clients across food, drink and entertainment.

You`ll be working on big campaigns which could involve any of the following (but not limited to): stunts; news generation and experiential; integrated campaigns; digital and press office work; reputation management; and comms strategy.

Candidates will ideally come from a large PR agency or a background where they have worked on big brands. This is an Account Manager role that is looking for someone already bedded into this level role. This agency is a sociable agency with a buzzy environment with excellent external training in place with generous benefits and good holiday allowance.

The PR Account Manager will have the following experience:

The Role
- Writing and editing press releases
- Pitching in news stories to key media
- Talent liaison, set up and running of radio campaigns
- Organising and planning media events, arranging photocalls
- Managing junior team members
- Helping senior members with PR plans
- Contributing to new business proposals and pitches

The Candidate
- Will be an established Account Manager from a PR agency background
- Must have drinks, food and ideally trade experience
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Excellent client handling skills
- Ability to manage junior team members
- UK experience preferred

To be considered for this please send your CV asap to eddie.everard@media-contacts.co.uk or call me on 0207 359 8244 to see if this could be the right role for you. CVs will only be sent to client with candidate permission.

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