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Account Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lewis Dorey

  • Contact email:

    LewisDorey@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH16968_1568737970

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Lewis Dorey

We have an opportunity for an Account Manager to join an ever-expanding PR team and provide support on a varied portfolio of national B2B brands.

The successful applicant will work within the PR team but will also work closely with our award-winning digital team to help manage and implement integrated campaigns across a range of sectors.

We are looking for someone who is results-driven and who will quickly make a difference on accounts, forging excellent client relationships and getting under the skin of the businesses we represent. The right candidate will be familiar with a variety of trade media and will demonstrate tenacity in building links with journalists. Exceptional copy-writing skills for print media are a must - as is the ability to create engaging and share able content for social channels.

What you'll do…

  • Serve a roster of B2B clients, handling all aspects of day-to-day PR
  • Liaise with clients, acting as an extension of their team and nurturing a strong, professional relationship, built on trust
  • Handle sizeable accounts, with direction, taking responsibility for day to day client care
  • Research and produce well-written, accurate copy suitable for a range of publications and marketing channels
  • Sell-in, monitor and evaluate coverage, to meet and brief journalists and to build an impressive address book of contacts
  • Consistently meet deadlines set by clients, media and managers alike
  • Track activity and manage administration tasks for the client list
  • Get under the skin of our client's businesses and get to grips with how they work and where we can add value

What you'll need…

  • Must be educated to degree standard and have first class verbal communication skills
  • Will ideally hold a full, clean driving license
  • Have 12-18 months experience in a public relations role - either agency or inhouse
  • Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills.
  • A self-driven enthusiasm to deliver results against targets set at the outset of any given PR campaign

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