PR Junior Account Manager/Account Manager – Yorkshire/Lancashire border

£23K - £38K
£23K - £38K
04 Jan 2014
04 Feb 2014
PRW741
Full Time
Permanent

My client is an Award Winning PR company based in North Manchester (in a very pretty office location!). They have two exciting roles available, one working within their B2B PR Environmental team and another in their B2B Food & Drink team.

Candidates must have PR agency experience as well as excellent writing skills, account & team management, media relations, social media, new business, client liaison and event management skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

·         Support the new business programme by identifying new business opportunities, providing

 

 information to the new business administrator and making contact with potential clients

 

·         Develop and deliver new business pitches/credential presentations

 

·         Initiate and develop strong relationships with associates and suppliers

 

·         Create and implement PR plans for clients; directly or through others

 

·         Understand clients’ business plans and offer strategic communications advice

 

·         Manage and implement strategic and tactical activities on client accounts

 

·         Ensure production of press releases, articles, editorials, features etc

 

·         Find opportunities for client publicity on an ongoing basis and provide accurate and timely

 

        advice

·         Update client and team on performance (such as financial budgets, time and plan) using   

 

 appropriate media such as status reports, review meetings etc.

 

·         Manage staff and associates at all levels

 

·         Monitor and improve the performance of self and team to achieve goals

 

·         Provide clear, timely and accurate information to managing director

 

·         Develop partnerships and effective relationships

 

·         Liaise with client, maintaining strong relationships through  meetings etc

 

·         Maintain cpd by attending externally organised conferences and seminars where appropriate and through monitoring publications, reports, websites etc as necessary

 

·         Keep abreast of client issues in the media through monitoring publications, websites etc

 

·         Seek feedback from clients and colleagues

 

·         Support the recruitment and development of new staff.

 

 

In return you will work within a down to earth, friendly and inspiring team on some truly interesting clients.

 

For more information please contact Helen Salt on Helen@blackcherryrecruitment.co.uk or 0161 228 7239.