PR Account Manager

Job Title: PR Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £23k - 35k per year
Reference: 47252
Contact Name: Gagan Sarai
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 13, 2020 15:42

Job Description

We are working with a multi-award winning agency based in North Manchester who are seeking a PR Account Manager to join their team.


This agency works with a range of fantastic B2B clients within the food, drink, environmental and packaging sectors. 


As an Account Manager your main duties include: 


• Creating and implementing PR plans for clients.

• Understanding clients’ business plans and offering strategic communications advice.

• Managing and implementing strategic and tactical activities on client accounts.

• Ensure content creation and delivery via appropriate channels.

• Find opportunities for client publicity on an ongoing basis and provide accurate and timely advice.

• Update client and team on performance (such as financial budgets, time and plans) using appropriate media such as status reports, review meetings etc.

• Manage staff and associates at all levels.

• Monitor and improve the performance of yourself and team to achieve goals.

• Provide clear, timely and accurate information to managers.

• Develop partnerships and effective relationships.

• Liaise with clients, maintaining strong relationships and upselling.

• Maintain cpd by attending externally organised conferences and seminars where appropriate and through monitoring publications, reports, websites etc as necessary.

• Keep abreast of client issues in the media through monitoring publications, websites etc.

• Seek feedback from clients and colleagues.

• Support the recruitment and development of new staff.

• Initiate and develop strong relationships with associates and suppliers.


The ideal candidate will:


• Have experience in managing multiple projects to time and budget.

• Be confident in communicating to a wide range of audiences through a range of media and events.

• Skilled writer and content creator.

• Have digital marketing experience, using analytics and social media platforms. 


This is an exciting time to be joining this agency, where you will additionally benefit from a range of benefits including pension, healthcare, flexible working,  a discretionary bonus and profit share along with a variety of in-house training and development opportunities. 


If you’re looking to further your career in PR, get in touch!