B2B Part Time or Full time PR Account Manager - SAM

Location
Manchester
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
08 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Ref
BCHS971
Marketing Disciplines
B2B, PR and Communications
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

This South Manchester based specialist business-to-business content, PR and marketing agency are on the lookout for a new B2B PR Account Manager - Senior Account Manager to join their small but perfectly formed team.

They offer:

  • an exciting opportunity to play a big role in a small but growing agency
  • a challenging and interesting line up of B2B clients across market sectors ranging from fleet telematics to employee healthcare, financial services to marketing
  • a fast-paced and lively working environment, with a focus on staff development
  • a down-to-earth, friendly team of bright, talented and committed staff with a seriously can-do approach to life
  • flexibility - we are open to the idea of a part-time role too

WHAT MAKES THEM DIFFERENT?

They look after their staff with regular socials (karaoke, crazy golf, white water rafting, restaurants etc.). Other perks include a generous profit share scheme, dinner for two after a new client win and a flexible and sensible approach to working hours. A strong focus on work-life balance, training and personal development means that they have a very low staff turnover - average employee service is 6.5 years!

Always meeting their clients' challenging KPIs also means they keep their clients - average client turnover is 6.6 years!

THE ROLE

Due to a number of recent new business wins, they are now looking to appoint an experienced and ambitious PR Account Manager / Senior Account Manager to support the team.

Key tasks would include:

  • researching and drafting news stories, features and case studies
  • proactively unearthing new opportunities for social and media coverage
  • researching fresh content ideas for blogs, media and lead nurturing
  • building strong relationships with clients
  • building strong relationships with regional and trade media
  • supporting on pitches for new business
  • developing social media strategies
  • using social media to raise the profile of the agency

THE CANDIDATE

You must be a dynamic self starter with plenty of confidence and initiative, and an ability to drive campaigns and consistently exceed client expectations.

You will be:

  • committed and conscientious
  • a strong writer with excellent attention to detail and grammar
  • highly proactive in your approach to gaining coverage for clients
  • a creative thinker who can spot opportunities for comment and coverage
  • confident talking to journalists
  • fully up to speed with social media
  • a self-starter with the passion and enthusiasm to make a difference

You will also have:

  • minimum 3 years' experience in PR, journalism or marketing (preferably B2B and agency side)
  • a strong team spirit and a good sense of humour

For more information and to register with Black Cherry recruitment, please contact Helen Salt on or 0161 228 7239 - for all our latest roles, visit www.blackcherryrecruitment.co.uk.

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