McCann Manchester are now looking for a PR and Social Media Account Executive to join our award winning PR & Social Media team.

If you have experience working on consumer accounts within a PR agency or press office you could be just the person we’re looking for.

As a PR and Social Media Account Executive you will be responsible for ensuring continuous high levels of media coverage across a range of on and offline landscapes for our clients.

With strong media relations skills you’ll have a passion for securing coverage for clients. You will also take responsibility for high profile lifestyle campaigns, and work to plan and manage launch events.

You’ll need to be a creative thinker with a first rate news sense – we want somebody with a good eye for a strong story, somebody who isn’t afraid to influence the media’s agenda!

To be successful in this role you will:

•Be a forward thinker with the ability to seek out relevant opportunities for clients

•Have a full understanding of the clients’ business; keeping up to date with clients’ marketplace and competitors

•Have the ability to Execute tasks with reference to media and client deadlines

•Focus on media trends outside of your immediate environment

•Work independently and be able to understand and use the media that is relevant to our clients

•Be both proactive and reactive to the media

•Be tenacious with excellent selling skills, with the ability to sell in to relevant media

•Have excellent writing skills, including press release writing and other collateral for client approval

•Have strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills

•Support the wider team with events co-ordination, management and general administration

Reporting to a PR Account Manager, you will be part of a fully integrated marketing communications agency with over 250 specialists working across a range of disciplines.

In return we can offer a competitive salary and benefits package with an exceptional working environment, ideally suited to those who enjoy pursuing personal career development.

So, if you have the above skills and experience, and are looking for a great place to work with like-minded professionals in a fantastic location then please get in touch.

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