My client is a leading Marketing Agency with offices in both Leeds and Manchester, who is looking to expand their PR team with the appointment of a new PR Account Manager to it!
Candidates would be expected to manage a mixture of existing and new clients in an established, growing integrated marketing agency. You would be working on a variety of B2B and B2C PR clients across health and fitness, hospitality, construction, manufacturing, logistics and purchasing. Candidates need have agency experience (typically around 4 years or more) as well as strong social media, writing, account management, event management, copy writing, client liaison and media relations experience.

Culture wise they have a work hard, play hard culture, the office atmosphere is pretty informal but they all knuckle down and get what we need to get done, done.

Main Responsibilities

• Managing the needs of a variety of clients from initial brief through to successful implementation of PR and social media campaigns and projects.
• Conceive of creative, commercial and appropriate PR and social media solutions to meet clients’ objectives.
• Manage not only traditional PR but also create and manage social media campaigns
• Work across the entire portfolio of clients as and when required.
• Contribute to the business development activity of the consultancy, including helping develop PR
proposals for new business pitches.
• Maintain the highest standards of client service.
• Aid in media planning for relevant PR clients
• Manage profitability on clients’ accounts.

Skills Required

• Fully computer literate, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – face to face, written and telephone
• A strategist, planner who is equally at home being hands on.
• Able to develop and maintain key relationships
• Excellent project management ability
• Service focused
• Commercially aware
• Articulate with gravitas and confidence in front of clients

For more information about this and other roles, please contact Helen Salt at Black Cherry Recruitment – or 0161 228 7239.

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