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PR Account Manager

Salary £26,000 - £30,000
Location London, Moorgate
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
On the hunt for PR Jobs in London, and want to work with big-name clients in the financial and tech sectors? Apply for this PR Account Manager job in London today!

On the hunt for PR Jobs in London, and want to work with big-name clients in the financial and tech sectors? Apply for this PR Account Manager job in London today!

Company profile

In this London PR opportunity, you will be joining an integrated communications and marketing agency, with specialisms in finance and the technology sectors. Founded in the year 2000, and with offices in Amsterdam, London, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore and Hong Kong, they help firms, from large international players to cutting-edge start-ups, improve their performance and manage their reputation.

From planning to execution, they provide clients with integrated programmes, creative expertise, market intelligence and insightful reporting. They support businesses in achieving their communication goals through media relations, marketing, branding, advertising, design, digital and social media.

Job description

In this Account Manager PR job for graduates, we are looking for an experienced and driven Account Manager to join the PR team. The ideal candidate is a media relations specialist, with a strong contact book of business, trade and finance journalists of international media. The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated success in crafting stories and pitches to generate coverage primarily through earned media, but also has an understanding of how stories combine with digital and online platforms.

Working directly with senior communications teams and C-suite spokespeople within client organizations, as well as account directors and account executives within the agency, you will be responsible for the oversight and high-quality delivery of all client deliverables and coordinating the day-to-day running of PR accounts, ensuring work is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard.

Key responsibilities

In this graduate PR role in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Function as day-to-day client servicing lead across your accounts.
  • Manage client relationships to provide guidance, understand their business to an extremely high level, develop and execute highly effective PR and social campaigns, track campaign timelines and evaluate success of these campaigns.
  • Collaborate across teams to determine how to best meet your client’s business objectives and develop effective PR and marketing strategies
  • Provide guidance to junior staff on client accounts, motivating and managing them to achieve set objectives
  • Participate in business development activities such as new business

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • Significant commercial experience within a client facing setting in PR, Comms, Marketing or similar
  • Leading support on public relations strategy and execution is essential
  • Track-record of running or being a key part of successful campaigns in EMEA is a requirement
  • Sound knowledge and interest in the financial and FinTech sectors is a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent media contact book for both national and trade
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • A high level of creativity and ability to think outside the box
  • The ability to travel when needed

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive starting salary of between £26,000 - £30,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to work in one of their global offices!
  • Plenty of support and training from senior members of the team
  • Private healthcare
  • Off-site away days and happy hours
  • Bi-annual global conference

Looking for Financial PR jobs in London and want to work for a global communications agency? If you have a keen interest in financial markets and technology and you’re looking to gain invaluable experience in public relations, apply for this Account Manager job in PR today.

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Luke Owen Edmunds
Key Account Manager