PR Account Manager - Drinks/Hospitality/Travel
Thriving drinks/food/hospitality PR agency is experiencing continued growth and is seeking two new hires at Account Manager and Account Executive level to help service two big new client wins in the drinks and travel sectors.
This agency offers the right candidate a really interesting mix of accounts from working to change perceptions of a well known travel brand to driving the profile of a premium drinks brand in trade and consumer press. This agency is really going places and growing their consumer portfolio of work from bar launches through to cocktail competitions.
It`s an integrated agency where you will be working on campaigns and projects that could involve any of the following (but not limited to): digital and press office work, sponsorship, event management, brand PR, corporate communications and crisis comms.
You really will be learning from the best at this agency where previous top editors are working and with true experts in the drink/hospitality and leisure sectors. This agency looks for enthusiastic, entrepreneurial people with real passion for the sectors they work in.
There is excellent training in place at this agency, they have a lovely supportive culture and work life balance is very important to them. Good holiday allowance and a bonus scheme in place (which has been achieved by employees the last few years and is set to be this year as well)
The PR Account Manager will have the following experience:
The Account Manager Role..
-Devising strategy for campaigns and assisting with PR plans
-Pitching in news stories to key media, profiling and coordinating interviews for clients` senior personnel
-Managing launch events/activities, media events, press trips and devising other innovative ways of targeting the press, networking
-Writing and editing press releases
-Managing interns - SAE levels
-Contributing to new business proposals and pitches
The Account Manager candidate..
-Must have passion for and be an expert in the following sectors; drinks, hospitality, food, leisure
-Will be an established Account Manager from a PR agency background
-Must have drinks, food and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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