Senior PR & Marketing Account Manager

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

Senior Account Managers (SAM) are expected to oversee 3-6 accounts of varying sizes and complexity, overseeing Account Execs and Account Managers in order to meet needs of a varied portfolio of clients.

4 years’ + PR or Marketing agency experience is essential and B2B PR, digital, marcoms experience and knowledge of the sector is highly desirable. You will also have excellent writing and communication skills, experience in client liaison, be able to lead and manage a team and be confident using social media, as well as having loads of enthusiasm and creative ideas.

You will be thrive on good working relationships with clients, managing the workload of your team, media relations and being part of new business pitches. Being organised and managing a number of projects in parallel are vital to this role.

Our PR Account Managers, Execs, writers, creatives, researchers, new business developers and support staff are a friendly, hardworking bunch and passionate about their work. Our focus is on team-working and delivering exceptional results for our customers.

Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple projects, keeping track of deadlines
  • Driving the delivery and growth of designated accounts through a team of people
  • Planning and budgeting for allocated client accounts including keeping track of internal creatives and/or freelancers
  • 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 then developing, planning and selling them into customers
  • Managing multiple social media accounts and create innovative content
  • Briefing and liaising with in-house and creatives/writers/ photographers etc. to ensure on time and accurate delivery of client work
  • Network at industry awards/ events, and support customers at exhibitions

You will be

  • Experienced in agency life (minimum 4+ years)
  • Have a proved track record of delivery and growth
  • 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
  • Able to identify new business opportunities with existing clients, and with potential clients.

Candidates with experience of: PR Account Manager, Marketing Account Director, Marketing Agency, Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Marketing Account Manager, Account Management, Customer Account Management, Marketing Manager, PR Manager, Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Sales Manager will also be considered for this role.

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: £30K – £36K

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