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PR Account Manager

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    William Dawson

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Account Manager Kingston upon Thames

Our client a growing PR Agency based in Kingston has an exciting opportunity for a switched on and driven Account Manager to join their growing team.

Account Manager Responsibilities:

  • Direct account team activity to ensure appropriate tactical programme is developed and implemented according to company quality standards and to achieve objectives.
  • Ensure staff ownership and responsibility for projects
  • Instigate brainstorms to develop strategic and creative direction of accounts
  • Ensure resourcing within the account is appropriate
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity beyond client ideas
  • Contribute to client marketing strategy and thinking
  • Monitor external environment and highlight opportunities/key issues, and work with the leadership team to inform the client of implications and potential actions required.
  • Establish and maintain a role as consultant/adviser to client - working with the CEO and other members of the leadership team in this role
  • Maintain social contact with client personnel, (where appropriate), and regular contact about account director, staffing, issues etc.
  • Organise annual and quarterly review of account and work with CEO to implement outcomes
  • Create and develop opportunities for growing existing business
  • Responsibility for helping to develop and present new business pitches
  • Lead and motivate the team to fulfil their potential and assume responsibility appropriate to their position

Account Manager Requirements:

  • Exemplary writing skills. Ability to write press releases for the life sciences, pharmaceutical, medical and business media.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills. Ability to speak to journalists and pitch stories and develop long-term relationships.
  • Can understand, implement and develop communications strategy
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Positive mindset

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