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Senior Account Manager – PR

  • Permanent/Full time
  • London / hybrid
  • negotiable USD / Year
  • Salary: negotiable

Senior Account Manager – PR

Location:  Hybrid/London

Job Description:

Our reputable client is seeking a Senior Account Manager to join their PR team and take on a great portfolio of B2B accounts covering IT, tech and data.  You’ll be responsible for providing regular consultancy around key initiative and employing your expertise to deliver the best PR solutions.  You will have many opportunities to work on cross-discipline campaigns and learn from specialists from strategy to paid media and beyond.  We are seeking candidates with good PR Account Management experience with a thirst to push their PR skills to the limit.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in preparing quarterly reports including summary of KPIs and results, feedback on progress, wins and challenges.
  • Be accountable for the preparation of monthly reports assessing results, success/challenges and advising for the next period.
  • Coordinating and driving world-class PR programmes for an established portfolio of clients
  • Working with Account Directors to develop creative and highly effective PR and influencer campaigns.
  • Developing hands-on PR and social media plans aligned to client objectives.
  • Leading from the front in media and influencer engagement to secure opportunities for clients in target media.
  • Developing measurement and evaluation models for clients to track and demonstrate ROI.
  • Regular copywriting and content quality control for a diverse range of content types including blogs, bylined articles, social media posts, press releases, case studies, awards and client Q&As.
  • Arranging and leading team and client update meetings including preparation of reports, proactive ideas etc.
  • Supporting client development alongside Account Directors and client owners.
  • Being day-to-day contact for clients, providing consultancy and communicating in a proactive and timely manner to show progress.
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients and the media.
  • Providing well-informed and timely advice to both clients and internal departments in order to continually optimise client PR programs.
  • Staying abreast of key news and evolving stories in client sectors and more broadly and using insight to drive new ideas and creativity for clients.

Key skills and experience:

  • Strong B2B experience working agency-side within a similar role.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong copywriting skills.
  • A demonstratable interest in the news, media and trending topics.
  • Ability to create coherent, intelligent and well-thought-through communications plans.
  • Proactive, personable and self-motivated.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, team building and relationship management skills in order to gain trust with established clients and mentor team members.
  • Extremely organised with meticulous planning and project management skills and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Nice to have: Proven experience/understanding of multi-channel campaigns and content marketing disciplines.

Key Words:  Account Manager, PR, B2B, agency, PR campaigns, client relations, communications, copywriting

FS1 Recruitment is a UK-based recruitment agency providing solutions within the Sales, Marketing and Creative fields for permanent, freelance and contract positions please contact us to discuss one of our many positions.

Our sector experience includes working with a range of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) companies within the Communications, Technology, Media, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Retailing, Food & Drink and Health & Beauty sectors for both Client and Agency side throughout the UK.

 

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