PR & Marketing Account Manager

Full time, office based role. UK travel for client meetings and events expected.

We’re looking for talented, experienced Account Managers to keep our customers’ PR & Marketing programmes on track. You will manage 3-5 accounts of varying sizes and complexity. Career progression can be swift and rewarding. We give you the support and training to make it happen. 1 – 2 years’ agency experience is essential and B2B PR, digital, marcoms experience is highly desirable.

Being organised and managing a number of projects in parallel is vital to this role. PR Account Managers ‘own’ their accounts. They multi-task, looking ahead to see what is coming, and making sure everything comes together on time.

Our PR account handlers, writers, creatives, researchers, new business developers and support staff are a friendly, hardworking bunch and passionate about their work. Our focus is on our team and team-working.

Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple projects, keeping track of deadlines
  • Maintaining and developing long-term relationships with customers and media
  • Writing persuasive press releases, letters, blogs and feature articles (We have professional writers for technical pieces)
  • Lobbying editors and placing the editorial we write in print and online media
  • Spotting opportunities for campaigns, developing and selling them into customers
  • Managing client budgets and planning advertising
  • Managing multiple social media accounts and create innovative content
  • Interview customers (and their customers); brief in-house and creatives/writers/ photographers etc.
  • Network at industry awards/ events, and support customers at exhibitions

You will be

  • Experienced in agency life
  • Highly organised and calm under pressure
  • Literate, numerate and articulate with excellent communication skills
  • A team player with a can-do attitude
  • Able to learn quickly and show initiative
  • Able to work in digital, online, social and print media
  • Able to travel to customer meetings and industry events as required

The company:

Based in the stunning Cotswold market town of Wotton-under-Edge, we’re a fast-growing, multi-award winning, B2B marketing agency which thrives on achieving outstanding results for blue chip companies in the construction, building material and home improvement sectors.

We produce strategies to help companies grow and achieve big things, which we deliver as a team.

Our account handlers, writers, creatives, researchers, new business developers and support staff are a friendly, hard-working bunch and passionate about their work.

Our focus is on our team and team-working. And we encourage personal development through internal and external training to help further career progression with us.

We offer

  • Excellent career progression
  • A chance to work with an established agency to shape the PR and marketing processes
  • Opportunity to develop key PR & Marketing skills through a varied role
  • 121 coaching and training courses to further your knowledge and expertise.

 

Salary: £25K – £32K

How to apply

To apply, email your CV and a covering letter to Kirsty Sim at kirsty@mra-marketing.com

Visit MRA Marketing’s main website: www.mra-marketing.com