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Account Manager
Quick Brown Fox PR Ltd
Salary – flexible based on applicant and experience
Rye, East Sussex
35 hours per week
Permanent, full time
Candidates will need to have a full valid UK driving licence and own or have access to a vehicle due to the agency’s remote location.

Are you passionate about the media industry? Do you have top-notch writing skills? Are you brimming with creative ideas? Are you personable and love building relationships? If so, we want to hear from you!

We have a fantastic opportunity at our rapidly growing consumer goods PR Agency located in the beautiful countryside near Rye, East Sussex, and are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and driven Account Manager to join our team.

Quick Brown Fox PR is a dynamic, established PR and Communications Agency providing targeted press relations, social media management, influencer marketing and content solutions to a number of innovative brands and organisations – specialising in consumer goods and services. We create engaging editorial content and get stories featured in the magazines, blogs, and online portals that our client’s target customers look at every day. Our diverse and exciting portfolio of clients include AV, home appliance, health and wellbeing, and lifestyle brands. 

As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day client account execution and administration. Your role will include working closely with clients and the media and being responsible for ensuring their requirements are delivered on time and to the highest standard. Reporting to the Associate Director, you will manage a small team and be responsible for their tasks and activities.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent writing abilities
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving, can-do attitude with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent organisational and leadership abilities
  • Creative and driven
  • At least three years of agency or in-house PR experience OR
  • At least three years of experience in a relevant communications role

What we offer in return:

  • Flexible office hours between 8am and 6pm
  • Potential to work from home on a hybrid basis
  • A fantastic place to work at our breath-taking private woodland estate-based offices
  • Competitive package
  • Exciting and challenging career prospects
  • Casual dress
  • Friendly and enthusiastic team environment
  • Opportunity to work with amazing clients and brands
  • Client acquisition bonus scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Candidates will need to live near or be willing to commute to Rye, East Sussex.

POSITION EXPECTATIONS 
Media Planning and Execution 

  • A deep understanding of how the media works and available opportunities, and confidence building relationships with journalists both on the phone and via email
  • Working with business managers/brand owners and relevant senior managers to develop effective/targeted communication to generate online and print coverage
  • Managing the end-to-end process of press release distribution and follow-ups 
  • Selling-in stories to media and journalists
  • Proactively looking for opportunities
  • Overseeing the organisation of events; ranging from workshops, photo calls, press conferences, and training days etc. on behalf of clients 
  • Writing engaging and compelling press releases, case studies and content including for social media
  • Auditing, analysing, and reporting on PR campaigns

Client Delivery and Strategy 

  • Ensuring all communication with clients is of the highest quality 
  • Taking ownership of client accounts and liaising directly with clients on a regular basis
  • Producing activity/opportunity reports 
  • Delivery on client KPIs and implementing client strategies
  • Identifying publicity opportunities and devising campaigns
  • Overseeing press coverage is captured and delivered to clients 
  • Leading meetings, including preparation and presenting
  • Participating and leading in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches 
  • Contributing to new business brainstorms and creative campaign ideas

Management and Administration

  • Managing and overseeing the team’s day-to-day activities and tasks
  • Reviewing, proofing, and signing off written materials across PR, social media and content
  • Undertaking media and administration desk research for new business pitches and current client programmes 
  • Overseeing administration for accounts including filing, press cuttings, image library etc. 
  • Overseeing tracking review sample logistics and progress, keeping accurate records 
  • Other admin duties as and when required

To apply send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations. Deadline for applications Friday 3rd December 2021. Candidates will need to hold a full valid UK driving licence and own or have daily access to a vehicle due to the agency’s remote location. Hours are 35 hours a week. Flexible working pattern - seven hours a day worked between 8am and 6pm with one-hour unpaid lunch. Occasional weekend and evening work may be required due to events/business requirements.

 


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