PR Account Manager

  • Job Reference: VR/00813
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2018
  • Recruiter: MP Resourcing Ltd
  • Website: http://www.mpresourcing.co.uk
  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: £27,000 to £33,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Brilliant opportunity for a PR Account Manager to join a successful, entrepreneurial, agile, and growing company growing and ever busy PR agency in PR Week Top 150 consultancy.

Our client has a huge global presence and is looking to expand their growing PR and communications agency. Their work involves advising and supporting clients to meet their business objectives and achieve their goals. Working in a sector that impacts the way we carry out a great deal of our everyday habits to include shopping, eating and running our workplaces and homes.

In return offers significant opportunities for international travel and long-term career development, with more than half of our management board having joined my client at account manager level or below.

  • Relocation package available
  • New business commission scheme (9% of first year’s fee for new business introductions)
  • Commission scheme on new hires recommended to the business
  • Employee perks including discounts at national chains and wellness support
  • Investment in training for career and personal development
  • 22 days holiday per annum, plus additional accrual opportunities

Applicants must have the following essential attributes

  • At least two years PR/communications experience, with experience of managing client accounts and junior team members
  • A track record of supporting the delivery of communications campaigns with proactivity and creativity, including media relations
  • The ability to manage multiple projects of varying scope and size, deploying intuitive prioritisation skills
  • A talent for fostering and managing strong client and media relationships
  • Enthusiasm for learning more about and understanding our specialist industries
  • Quick to learn and able to digest and understand complex subjects
  • First-rate written communication skills with an engaging style and close attention to language, grammar and accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both face-to-face and on the phone
  • A sound grasp of social and digital media

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Account management experience within an agency environment
  • Keen commercial awareness
  • A strong portfolio of impactful communications campaigns
  • Some event management experience, either stand alone or as part of delivering PR campaigns

Benefits

  • Relocation package available
  • New business commission scheme (9% of first year’s fee for new business introductions)
  • Opportunities for international travel
  • Commission scheme on new hires recommended to the business
  • Employee perks including discounts at national chains and wellness support
  • Investment in training for career and personal development
  • 22 days holiday per annum, plus additional accrual opportunities

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.