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PR Account Manager

AM-DPRL-B-24159
£30,000
Permanent
0 - 37.5 / per week - Full-Time
Slough ,
Slough

We are growing global communications consultancy looking for a highly-organised, conscientious Account Manager to work on several UK clients, including a leading player in a growing sector. You will need to be the consummate PR professional with strong media relations skills, especially successfully pitching stories to the press. We’ll offer you a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to work as part of a talented, international team. This job is Slough-based (free off-street parking available), with the opportunity to work from home one day a week. If this sounds like your perfect job, then please get in touch with a dazzling covering letter and your CV.

 

Key responsibilities 

  • Writing press releases, features, web copy, award submissions, opinion pieces / comment, internal comms, social media etc
  • Strong ability to craft media hooks and adapt to different media channels
  • Pitching to B2B and consumer press
  • Securing cross-platform coverage including print, digital and broadcast
  • Meeting KPIs
  • First point of contact for UK clients
  • Press liaison / building strong relationships
  • Press list management
  • Research and media evaluation

Skills and Experience

  • English at a native level
  • At least 5 years of experience in PR – agency experience essential
  • Highly organised and self motivated
  • Proactive personality
  • Exceptional writing skills in English
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to identify and to leverage news trends
  • Mutli-tasker, experience managing multiple clients
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Attention to detail essential
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite and ResponseSource a plus

Occasional travel will be required.