Advent expanding: PR Account Manager job vacancy

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 2019 and have won 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 21 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 the management team and Account Managers 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 and liaising directly with clients
  • Liaising with key stakeholders, including partners, managing directors, chief executives and government representatives
  • Representing the company and clients at various events, including launches, press conferences, exhibitions, awards and seminars

Main duties

  • Client handling and relationship building
  • The preparation and writing of press releases
  • Liaising with regional and national journalists daily, handling media requests and enquiries to tight deadlines
  • Working on social media accounts across various platforms
  • Maintaining and building relationships with media on a local, regional, national and trade level
  • Administration reporting work

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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