PR Account Manager

£28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Ellis Rigby
Account Manager
Full Time
Contract Type
A highly successful and award-winning PR consultancy in Manchester, is looking for an experienced and talented B2B PR Account Manager to enhance their award-winning team.

The role

This reputable agency works with a number of well-known B2B brands across sectors including technology, construction, retail, property, professional services through to charities. On a daily basis, you will take the lead on a number of key projects whlist overseeing the day-to-day workload of a small team of account executives. Your duties will be many and varied, which makes the role diverse and interesting, but the key function will be developing strong relationships with clients and advising them; identifying client needs through regular contact and taking briefs; writing press releases, features, and various kinds of copy; confidently selling-in to media; and running client meetings. Additionally, you will be expected to assist with business development, by spotting opportunities, proactively building contacts, and creating positive and strategic new business proposals.

What we're looking for

As a person, you should have gained at least twelve months experience at account management level, within a PR agency or a similar B2B environment, and should have exceptional written and oral communication skills. You will also need excellent presentation, organisation, time management, and people management skills, alongside an understanding of crisis management, strong decision making ability, and the ability to come up with creative and quality ideas. Confidence, openness, and a positive outlook are also required!

What's on offer

£28,000 + excellent benefits. This agency possess one of the best reputations for providing talented PR practitioners to progress within an innovative and fast moving environment - they offer numerous training and development opportunities and most of their senior staff, started in roles such as this. The remuneration and benefits package is one of the best in the region which adds to the attraction of this role. We have a very sound insight into the culture of this agency so for further information, please contact Simon or Debra for an informal chat or e-mail your details to us via the link.