Brook Street

Account Manager

Brook Street
Dorking, Surrey, England
£30000 - £35000 per annum
30 Apr 2018
28 May 2018
Guildford Branch
Contract Type
Full Time

Hard working and driven PR professional with a solid PR agency background required by dynamic, growing consultancy to manage exciting B2B client accounts within the travel retail, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical/healthcare industries. There is considerable scope for development for an ambitious, enthusiastic candidate looking to become involved with a boutique consultancy at an exciting time in its development.

If you are looking for a great opportunity where you can learn from industry experts and bring your own experience to the team in order to shape your future in PR, then this is for you!

Key responsibilities

" Client management - Working with multinational corporates as well as household brand names
" Writing - Writing all day-to-day written material for clients including press releases, features, statements, opinion pieces, Q&As, speeches, presentations, award entries etc. and taking responsibility for the final version
" Planning and implementing the media relations programme for clients as laid out in the agreed programme of activity
" Liaising with media on a regular basis
" Building relationships with publications on behalf of clients

Experience and skills required
Personal specification - essential:

" Solid experience working in a PR agency
" Exceptional writing skills with a sophisticated vocabulary and the ability to write in different styles for different audiences
" Confident telephone manner and comfortable talking with journalists and placing stories
" Excellent attention to detail
" Ability to work independently
" Organised and able to manage own time

Personal specification - desirable:
" Account management experience
" Experience in pharmaceutical/healthcare, F&B, UK retail, or travel retail

£30,000-£35,000 dependent on experience

My client is a boutique PR consultancy that works with some of the world`s biggest names predominantly within a business-to-business context. Our core sectors are travel retail (retail within travel locations e. airports and train stations), food and beverage, pharmaceutical/healthcare retail and UK retail.

They are a small team and everyone has their own role to play. They are looking for a dynamic and professional team player with exceptional writing and organisation skills.

Their main office is based on Dorking high street (Surrey) within a 10-minute walk of Dorking mainline and Dorking Deepdene stations. We also offer the opportunity to work up to two days a week (Thursdays and Fridays) at the brand new London office which is within a 3-minute walk of London Victoria station. You will also be required to travel to different locations when needed (mainly within central London but also potentially internationally).

With 65% growth last year, they are at an exciting time in their agency`s development, and hope that you will be a part of the future progress…

Please apply here or call Oliver Benton on 01483 302979.