PR Account Manager

Basic Overview
Salary: £25000 – £35000/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 25000.00
Maximum Salary: 35000.00
Job Location: Altrincham, Trafford
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Do you have a real love for writing press releases, thought leadership pieces and blogs for your clients? Do you have the ability to understand how to use tone of voice correctly, and write for impact? If the answer is YES, then look no further as this is the role for you!

Our client, a growing creative communications agency full of talented & lovely people who help businesses and brands prosper, are looking to recruit a creative and strategic PR Account Manager to join their vibrant team due to increased client activity and acquisition. As PR Account Manager, you will be working across a variety of industries, what the clients all have in common is the desire to build brand visibility and awareness and raise their own profile as experts in their fields. You will be an exceptional writer, with strong organisational skills who can demonstrate the interpersonal skills that allow us to build relationships with clients, journalists and other sources of influence.

If you are looking to join an ambitious company at the forefront of development and creativity who prioritise investment in their team members, we would love to hear from you. On offer for the successful PR Account Manager is a competitive salary, flexible hybrid working and the real opportunity to progress into Account Director.

Role:

As PR Account Manager, you will be working across various sectors, what the clients all have in common is the desire to build brand visibility and awareness and raise their own profile as successful experts in their fields. You will help your clients to secure significant and regular media coverage. You will be an exceptional writer, with strong organisational skills who can demonstrate the interpersonal skills that allow us to build relationships with clients, journalists, and other sources of influence.

Key Responsibilities:

* Media relations

* Copy writing (press releases, articles for media and customer newsletters and magazines)

* Researching

* Management of press placement and creative hooks

* Strategizing clients PR and marketing campaigns

* Pitching creative ideas to clients and creating reports

* PR Events

* Maintaining a good relationship with clients & ensuring effective communication

Essential Skills:

* Passionate about all thing’s copywriting & PR

* B2B experience within a similar role, ideally within an agency environment

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Creative flair with a strategic approach and the ability to organise your time

* Effective problem-solving skills and ability to understand client needs

* Excellent negotiation and presentation skills

* Ability to stay on top of trending topics

* Ability to come up with new creative hooks to sell to press

* Excellent networking & client relationship skills

What’s in it for you:

* Hybrid working

* Beautiful offices based in Altrincham

* Competitive salary

* On-site parking

* Pension scheme

* Christmas and New Year Shut Down