PR Account Manager

2018-09-28 16:50:062018-10-11Reilly People
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Reading, Berkshire
Area Berkshire, England Reading, Berkshire
Sector PR
Salary £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits, depending on experience
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref JR6879
Job Views 147

A well-established small/medium PR agency in the food, health and wellbeing sector is looking to hire a PR Account Manager with solid consumer PR media experience and a practical understanding of Twitter and Facebook. We're looking for a creative PR person with good account management, client handling and media liaison skills who can write good copy in English and has a good knowledge of the UK consumer media landscape. Ideally, you'll have experience or interest in the food sector.

Day-to-day, the PR Account Manager role includes:

  • Supporting the Account Director to develop clients' strategic marketing communications.
  • Implementing agreed PR programmes including planning, project management and reporting to clients.
  • Drafting press releases, articles, opinion pieces, contact reports, agenda or other material in the production arena, including brochures, newsletters and direct mail copy.
  • PR monthly status meetings -preparing all collateral
  • Liaising with third party suppliers and agreeing budgets for bought-in services
  • Contributing to the winning of new business with existing and prospective clients

For which you'll need:

  • An understanding and alignment with the food and wellbeing sector, other client-related and PR industries and willingness to research new companies and trends.
  • To develop and enhance a full range of writing skills, including press releases, case studies, presentations, features and PR plans and proposals.
  • To provide media relations advice and marketing communications consultancy to clients
  • To actively participate in the company's continuous professional development programme

What we're looking for an enthusiastic person able to make a positive contribution to the office with:

  • Minimum twelve months PR experience with some social media skills
  • Ability to write in a range of styles, including news releases, case histories, product stories, exhibition releases, articles and newsletter and brochure copy
  • An understanding of media and media relations techniques, and how to integrate social media into overall comms campaigns
  • An understanding of the creative process and creative techniques
  • Experience handling suppliers such as designers, photographers and printers

If this is you we'd love to hear from you with a CV and a covering letter explaining why your experience is relevant to the position. Please apply now!

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