An exciting opportunity has come about to join one of the biggest communication agencies in the North. The agency boast clients such as, Hammonds Furniture, Aunt Bessie’s, Snaptrip and Leeds Building Society.

We’re looking for an ambitious and highly capable Account Manager with a minimum of 2 years’ experience within an AM role. The successful candidate will be expected to manage client accounts with minimal supervision. This role demands excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. We’re looking for someone with strong proactive media relations skills and a good knowledge of social media and digital PR and its effective use in campaigns.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting senior members of the team in researching and writing client communication strategies and managing client account teams
  • Researching and writing press releases, feature articles, web copy and other forms of content
  • Online reputation management and crisis PR support
  • Taking client briefs and briefing designers for the production of printed materials and multi-media
  • Managing events and stunts on behalf of clients
  • Play a lead role in pitches and presentations
  • Liaising with external suppliers
  • Maintaining accurate records and files of all activities including timesheets to ensure accounts are running profitably
  • Supporting the development of the company including marketing and business development

Skills required:

  • Detailed knowledge of PR and marketing disciplines
  • A way with words – excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be comfortable presenting plans, ideas and recommendations
  • Impeccable organisation and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks at any given time
  • Ability to plan PR campaigns and communication programmes, incorporating both strategy, tactics and costs
  • Take responsibility for delivering agreed level of activity and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to support, line-manage and also delegate
  • Ability to prioritise workload and respond to client briefs on time and within budget
  • A keen eye for a good piece of creative – graphical or photography. Ensuring our marketing collateral is of a high standard
  • An understanding of offline, online and multi-channel technologies and developments across the marketing and digital marketing arena

What we’re offering:

  • Competitive salary based on experience / ability
  • 25 days holiday a year (+ bank holidays)
  • A work phone and laptop
  • Workplace pension scheme with access to a financial advisor
  • Working hours 9.00am – 5,30pm with 1.5 hours for lunch
  • A fun, friendly and down-to-earth working environment
  • Team social events
  • Mentoring by our top PR and digital marketing professionals

How to apply

Send your CV to with IWANTTHATJOBPR in the subject.