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Senior PR account manager | PR Agency

Job Title: Senior PR account manager | PR Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: P8065
Contact Name: Harry Silvester
Contact Email: harry.s@pitchconsultants.co.uk
Job Published: August 26, 2018 10:00

Job Description

Pitch are recruiting on behalf of an established PR comms agency, based in Derbyshire. With a reputation for building renown, quality communication campaigns for a wealth of brands.

Offering services across digital comms, content creation, events and media relations - our client is looking for a senior account manager to manage a group of significant accounts. This role demands a current and thorough understanding of the industry, strong professional capability and, as always, great interpersonal and organisational skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Account Director in researching and writing client communication strategies and to manage client account teams
  • Develop and lead PR strategies from formulation through to execution aligning them with the client's key business objectives
  • Combine creativity with knowledge of the media to recognise media angles and generate positive news coverage, profile pieces and features across a broad media spectrum
  • Write "journalist quality" press releases and set a 'best practice' standard of writing for junior members of the team
  • Crisis PR management
  • Actively participates in new business development, presentations and proposals and identifying prospects

The ideal candidate for this role, would be someone looking to take a step up, into a more autonomous role. Agency experience is required - this role could be perfect for someone looking to take a step up, from an account manager role.

For more information, or a confidential chat - get in touch with Harry at Pitch.

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