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[17954] - PR Account Manager – Tech B2B

  • Permanent
  • Surrey
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • £ 24000

This is an excellent opportunity for a PR/ Graduate (or equivalent) with some work experience to join a leading agency in their field. Someone with a genuine desire to join a fast growing, dynamic, well respected and highly motivated team.

The account manager will play a hands-on role across all of his/her client accounts and nurture direct relationships with client contacts. Excellent training opportunities are provided.

In addition to client work, the company encourages employees to get involved in developing the agency through internal training initiatives, involvement in marketing activity, blogging and playing an integral role on new business pitching.

Key Accountabilities

  • Main day-to-day contact for all clients. Responsible for ensuring that the PR tactics agreed in the PR plan are delivered and on schedule.
  • Effective team management, working closely with account executives to ensure delivery of high-quality work
  • In-depth journalist knowledge and contacts and the ability to understand what makes a good story and what tactics can be best used to get outstanding coverage for clients
  • Writing a variety of copy, from press releases and case studies, to blog posts and market reports
  • Active involvement in social networks on behalf of clients and the agency
  • Account development – spotting growth opportunities
  • Knowledge building to ensure continuous ideas generation and creative approach to client PR campaigns
  • Active involvement in new business presentations

Key Skills

  1. Minimum three years’ experience in B2B technology PR, preferably with an agency background
  2. Minimum of six months’ experience in the Account Manager role
  3. Experience of working across multiple clients and juggling workloads
  4. Excellent client handling skills
  5. Strong contacts within the tech and business media, with proven abilities to generate coverage
  6. Team working and communication abilities essential, with strong interpersonal skills
  7. Highly motivated and able to work under own initiative
  8. Active in social networking sphere
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