Consumer PR Account Manager

 

Published: 22 March 2018

Reference: BCHS940
Location: Manchester
Salary: £27 – £30K

Due to new business wins, this award winning Manchester PR agency are on the look out to appoint a new Consumer PR Account Manager to join their Manchester team. The client sectors cover Healthcare, Skincare, Pets, Luxury interiors and Travel / leisure.

 

The agency is an owner-managed, boutique brand storytelling agency providing a variety of creative services under one roof.

 

Growing year-on-year since inception in 2006 and now with 20 employees, the agency is run by a hands-on, down-to-earth management team of company shareholders that specialise in            each of the agency’s core disciplines of PR, design and digital. This team remain in daily contact with every client and continue to mentor every member of staff – and it is this empirical                 leadership that spearheads the agency’s continued success.

 

Role requirements

  • Manage the day-to-day requirements of a selection of PR clients, delivering a number of creative and strategic PR and social media activities including copywriting, media relations and social media planning.
  • Build close relationships with client personnel based on the provision of strategic and considered advice and a high level of responsive client servicing.
  • Support and assist the Account Director by contributing to the creative and strategic direction of accounts and ensuring maximum impact, results and client satisfaction.
  • Appropriately manage the workload of each account, effectively managing client expectation while remaining mindful of the retainer specifications and limitations of each account.
  • Delegate specific outputs and activities to the respective Account Executives and PR Assistant ensuring the utmost quality and professionalism of all work that leaves the agency.
  • Support, upskill and mentor the wider team utilising your knowledge and experience.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key media channels and relevant journalists.
  • Contribute to the overall operation of the agency on a day-to-day basis.

 

Skill requirements

  • Efficient organiser Assertive communicator
  • Approachable manager
  • Exceptional writer
  • Creative thinker
  • Savvy social media planner
  • Influential presenter
  • Trustworthy team player
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