PR Account Manager

Posted 4 April by Fresh Recruits Easy Apply

Job Title: PR Account Manager
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: DOE

Are you an experienced PR Account Manager looking for a new role within a busy creative agency environment? If so, look no further as a fantastic integrated marketing agency based in Bournemouth are currently seeking a pro-active PR Account Manager to join their friendly and talented team.

This is an essential role for the agency and, as a self-motivated and confident individual with at least 5 years' PR experience, you'll be joining them at a time of positive change.

Job Description:

Reporting to the PR Account Director, you'll be the agency's main point of contact with their clients. You'll assist with driving their business growth, and deliver an excellent media relations service, ensuring all work is carried out efficiently, on time and within budget. You'll be liaising with colleagues across the agency to further ensure a first-class service is provided to clients. And because this is a fast-paced environment, you'll also be able to manage multiple tasks at any one time.

As and when required, you'll be travelling to client meetings across the UK, so you'll need to hold a full, clean driving license too.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide an excellent PR service to a range of the agency's clients, while managing their accounts to the highest standard
  • Build and maintain relationships with all relevant media
  • Maintain regular client contact
  • Assist in generating additional revenue, over and above the client's PR retainer fee
  • Assist in the management of credit control
  • Assist in managing any clients' regional requirements and support any of their integrated campaigns
  • Complete a structure of digital and social media training in order to grow this strength
  • Identify new business opportunities wherever possible.

Required experience and skills:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a PR or similar role
  • A strong client focused
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • An excellent grasp of the English language
  • Ability to adapt to different tasks as and when they appear
  • Ability to inspire credibility and trust, both within the agency and to the media
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-confidence, initiative and personal organisation
  • An interest in self-development.

This role will also require you to present ideas to clients, so some creative thinking is also desirable.

The ideal candidate:

You'll be a friendly, highly motivated and ambitious individual, who enjoys being the face of the agency's clients to the media. Hard working, driven and with the client's best interests at heart, you'll also be a team player who can earn the trust of our clients, and build good relationships with all internal teams and third party agencies.

The appropriate professional background and a full, clean driving license are absolute essentials.

Ref: 1804-6-8647

It is important that you include a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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Reference: 34824885

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