AF Selection Ltd

PR Account Executive

Location
Manchester
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
2196
Industry Sector
Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

A highly successful and award-winning PR and social media consultancy in the heart of Manchester is looking for an experienced and talented consumer-focused PR Account Executive to enhance their award-winning team. In terms of carer progression - you'll be hard pushed to find better - you'll work with an endless list of brands in an environment which pushes creativity and personal development.

The role

This highly successful agency works with a number of iconic brands across numerous sectors from leisure and retail to food and drink. As PR Account Executive, you will be assisting your Account Manager with day-to-day client management, and your duties will be many and varied, but will include: Generation of pro-active and reactive news stories, demonstrating a good commercial knowledge of relevant media and client industries; developing excellent client relationships; taking accurate briefs from clients and developing plans; writing press releases, features, and various kinds of copy; assisting at press conferences; and running the day-to-day social media for clients across relative platforms.

What we're looking for

We're looking for someone with a real passion for consumer-focused communications and at least 12 months agency or in-house experience. You'll have a natural aptitude for creating engaging content, coupled with a strong understanding of how to distribute it effectively across traditional, digital, and social media to create real impact. You'll need a wise head for social media management - reacting to topical conversations on behalf of brands, and starting new ones as well as experience in producing a variety of different kinds of content. A good understanding of all types of media/stakeholder touchpoints and how to integrate and target them is helpful as well as an eagerness to build genuine media relationships across national, sector and regional media. You'll also be someone that will immerse themselves in your clients' brands and markets & be glued to the news and social trends - with the knowledge, confidence, and expertise to react when relevant for clients.

What's on offer?

This agency possesses one of the best reputations for providing talented PR practitioners to progress within an innovative and fast-paced environment - they offer numerous training and development opportunities and most of their senior staff, started in roles such as this. The remuneration and benefits package is one of the best in the region which adds to the attraction of this role. Salary is up to £21,000 and as we have a very sound insight into the culture of this agency so for further information, please contact Simon or Samantha on 0161 425 7352 for an informal chat or e-mail your details to the link below.

If this role isn't quite the role for you, then do head to our website: afselection.co.uk, or follow our social media profiles to keep up to date with our latest jobs. Just search 'AF Selection'.

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