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PR Senior Account Manager, automotive

£50,000 – £60,000 yearly

Alexander James Recruitment

Last Updated: 1/12/22

Job Description

Are you a proactive self-starting PR professional with curiosity at your core, an eye for a story and a real passion for automotive? If so, this could be the perfect role for you.

We are looking for an Senior Account Manager/Account Director looking for the next step in their career. Our client is THE best automotive PR agency. You will be working alongside a stellar management team made up of editors from premium automotive titles and main board directors from OEMs. Your clients could include an iconic motorcycle and a high performance luxury car brand, amongst others. There are amazing central London offices and the week will be split between home and office.

You will be an automotive, e-mobility or technology PR/media expert. Likely in an agency but you could be a journalist or an in house PR. You will need:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills – for dealing with the media, clients and colleagues
  • Ability to forge press relationships, achieving landmark coverage for your clients through strategic and creative work with trade, specialist and broad reach media
  • Ability to effectively manage core coverage campaigns such as features and review programmes
  • A strong drive to meet deadlines and work under own initiative
  • An ambitious streak: keenness to learn fast and take on increased responsibilities
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to think creatively

The Successful Applicant

  • Agency experience preferred
  • Experience with automotive/e-mobility/technology
  • Passionate about PR
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and virtual environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Company Details

In the world of top-level PR and Communications it's Alexander James. A keen appreciation and understanding of people is the Alexander James seal of excellence. It helps explain why we’ve established such an enviable track record over a period of 10 years in PR and Communications recruitment.