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Advent Communications – the PR company that helped to land Coventry the UK City of Culture title – is on the hunt for an Account Manager as the business expands.

Advent Communications – the PR company that helped to land Coventry the UK City of Culture title – is on the hunt for an Account Manager as the business expands.

Advent, which is set to celebrate its 21st anniversary in 2019, works on behalf of a range of clients including everything from the Ricoh Arena to the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce locally through to national and international companies and organisations.

Advent has a high reputation for its levels of customer care and superb results, has a dynamic team and undertakes award winning, stimulating work.

More information and the job description are below – so if you fancy joining our winning team and have the right experience, get in touch!

 

PR Account Manager

Advent Communications PR has a vacancy for a communications specialist to support the expansion of the agency.

We’ve enjoyed a strong 2018 and have won a string of new contracts with high-profile organisations based across the Midlands and UK.

The successful candidate will join an award-winning agency which provides news driven PR and exposure for a range of top clients and a highly-reputable firm is marking 20 years in business.

If you have a minimum of three years of experience in the media and communications industry, with a background/training in journalism or writing, and fancy the chance of working with some exciting and varied clients then please forward your CV to Julie Bristow at Julie@advent-communications.co.uk

 

The role

  • To work alongside Account Managers and Account Executives to devise and support the delivery of PR strategies to target local, regional, national and trade media target audiences
  • Managing a diverse range of PR accounts
  • Liaising with key stakeholders, including partners, managing directors, chief executives and government ministers
  • Representing the company and clients at various events, including launches, press conferences, exhibitions, awards and seminars

 

Main duties

  • Writing news stories and features
  • The preparation and writing of press releases
  • Liaising with regional and national journalists daily, handling media requests and enquiries to tight deadlines
  • Maintaining and building relationships with media on a local, regional, national and trade level
  • Administration reporting work
  • Client handling and relationship building

 

Experience

  • A minimum of three years of experience in the media industry, with a background/training in journalism or writing

 

Skills and abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • The ability to work flexibly with a range of organisations and demonstrate creativity
  • A flair for coming up with new ideas to help us make our clients’ businesses, everybody’s business
  • The ability to work effectively in a close knit team, and also independently
  • Good IT skills and strong use of Microsoft Word and social media platforms

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