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Account Manager – Consumer PR

Fixed Term Contract @Jefferson in Marketing , in PR & Communications
  • United Kingdom, Greater London, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Salary: £40,000.00 - £45,000.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry PR

Job Description

Calling experienced Consumer PR Account Managers or Senior Account Managers who excel in PR Strategy and client relationships.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a global leading advertising agency – to manage a portfolio of well-known B2C clients.

If you have experience working on campaigns and events with high profile press, talent and influencers and have worked on global and local projects – this is your chance to WOW!

The role reports into a Business Director and offers hybrid working – 3 days in London office/WFH split with core hours.

CORE SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage Client Accounts: Oversee a portfolio of client accounts by developing and executing PR strategies, managing budgets and timelines, and ensuring client satisfaction. Serve as the day-to-day point of contact, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients and anticipating their needs.
  • Media Relations and Coverage: Secure coverage for brands across a broad range of publications, leveraging strong media contacts and a deep understanding of the UK media landscape to deliver successful brand storytelling in a cluttered and noisy space.
  • Campaign Development and Performance: Develop and deliver presentations and reports to clients, including campaign performance updates, new business proposals, and strategic recommendations. Monitor and analyze campaign performance using data to inform decision-making and optimize effectiveness.
  • Collaborative Presentations: Take an active role in presenting PR ideas and successes to cross-marketing agency teams, providing a POV on effective strategies for earned media with support from senior PR team members.
  • Budget Management: Ensure the profitability of client accounts by managing project budgets effectively.
  • Industry Insights and Innovation: Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies, sharing insights and recommendations with clients and internal teams. Demonstrate creative problem-solving abilities and non-linear thinking to approach tasks innovatively and co-create inspiring ways to present work.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Mentor and develop junior team members, offering guidance and support as needed.
  • Compliance and Process Management: Ensure compliance with internal processes and procedures, including timesheets, invoicing, and project management tools.

 REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong media contacts and a solid understanding of the UK media landscape – someone that can deliver coverage and successful brand storytelling in a cluttered and noisy space
  • Tapped into culture and able to help advise clients on moments, partnerships, and reactive opportunities
  • Proven track record of managing complex campaigns, developing strategic plans, and delivering results for clients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated experience in building consistently productive relationships with clients and internal teams
  • Organised, detail-oriented, and have strong project management skills
  • Able to think creatively and bring new ideas to the table that will help drive client success
  • Experience working with influencers in an earned, paid, and owned capacity is desired
  • Demonstrates ability for creative problem solving in approaching every task – whether that’s identifying a way to improve the internal process or co-creating an inspiring way to sell in the work.
  • Able to consider different angles on a brief – a non-linear thinker
  • Experience in a fast-paced agency environment working on both global and local projects is preferred

Our client is offering a salary of £45k + benefits for an initial 12-month FTC with the possibility of being extended / going permanent.

If this Consumer PR Account Manager, is you, and you have the relevant experience, please do get in touch with me, Ivy Farrell, by selecting the apply button below and attaching your latest CV.

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