Corporate/B2B PR & Content Account Executive

 

Published: 1 March 2021

Reference: BCHS731
Location: Manchester
Salary: £18 - £22K

This leading Manchester integrated agency is looking to expand its PR and Marketing team with the appointment of a new B2B/Corporate PR and Content Account Executive.

The role will work on clients that cover Finance, professional services (law firms, PE houses), real estate and placemaking businesses, and med-tech companies.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Gain a deep understanding of clients and their objectives
• Build and maintain relationships with clients and act as a strategic consultant to clients
• Produce written content, such as blogs, emailers, press releases, features, thought leadership articles, interviews and social media posts
• Manage your own time and workload, working closely with account leads
• Liaise with the Client Services and Creative teams on relevant content requirements, and ensure timely delivery
• Report, record and monitor your billable time on your clients
• Liaise and build relationships with journalists, influencers and other key contacts – for example to arrange meetings, sell in articles or feature ideas, enquire about current media opportunities, respond to requests in a prompt manner
• Maintain accurate administrative records to ensure all ongoing work, results and upcoming activity is recorded in the correct way and is easily accessible for the team
• Research information to support new business pitches and existing clients, such as advertising costs, competition costs, speaker opportunities, networking events, awards, profile opportunities, forward features and relevant social influencers
• Organise and attend events such as client launches, press trips and networking functions, and attend relevant industry events to enhance your own professional profile, as well as contributing to the organisation and running of agency-wide events

Skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Confident, enthusiastic and proactive manner
• Results-driven with a creative thought process
• Proactive self-starter who takes responsibility for your own workload and actions
• Ability to anticipate what will be required of you
• Ambition to learn and grow
• Committed to excellence with a passion for marketing and media relations
• Organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work

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