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PR Account Manager

Leeds, Yorkshire
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Fantastic opportunity for a PR Account Manager to join an award-winning agency working on global B2B technology Accounts.

The Role
Due to exceptional growth this top Leeds based technology PR Agency is looking to hire a truly exceptional PR Account Manager to work on high profile B2B technology clients including IT and telecoms brands.

If you are a accomplished PR Account Manager who's looking to escape the London rat race, or if you are Yorkshire born and bred to join a leading PR agency in Leeds this is the role for you!

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of devising and implementing integrated PR campaigns for big brand technology clients and managing, motivating and mentoring teams, within an agency.

As PR Account Manager you will have sophisticated client handling skills, be a highly creative and strategic thinker who can provide senior level client counsel and have a proven ability to win new business.

You will need to be passionate about technology, eager to create award-winning campaigns that deliver ROI and have an extensive network of press contacts from national and trade verticals.

PR Account Managers are still involved in media relations so need to be commercially astute with a strong news sense of how their clients can contribute to the news agenda.

An advanced understanding of how to harness the power of social media as part of a PR campaign is also essential.

The successful PR Account Manager will be able to provide creative and strategic leadership to manage account teams, campaigns, budgets and client expectations as well as be a persuasive communicator who can win new business.

Key skills:
* Excellent team leadership ability, the desire to motivate and develop a team
* Strategic and innovative thinking, both for clients and the agency
* Superb client relationship skills
* Experience of resource and budget management
* A solid network of influencer contacts spanning media, social media and wider
* New business experience and a strong track record in organic growth of client budgets

The Opportunity
This is a superb role for an experienced PR Account Manager looking to take a more senior role with one of the top technology PR agencies outside of London in the UK. The agency provides excellent training and development, a family friendly/flexible working culture as well as a generous salary and benefits package.

May & Stephens Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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  • Job Reference: 379176717-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: May & Stephens Recruitment LLP
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent