PR Account Manager
This highly successful luxury PR Agency have a fantastic opportunity for a PR Account Manager to join their team with key contacts across Travel / Health & Wellness or Hospitality.
Due to expansion they are now in need of an individual who will be responsible for proactively providing expert PR advise to a portfolio of client accounts. Using strong knowledge of the luxury travel industry and its media, the Account Manager is expected to execute the strategies and activities outlined by the Account Director, with the help our junior team members to deliver results.
The Account Manager will have a comprehensive understanding of the media landscape, and the communications skills required to undertake the role. They will have comprehensive experience using industry tools and databases.
In addition to client work, the Account Manager is responsible for developing new business leads and driving incremental business as well as coaching, mentoring and developing the more junior team
Contacts within the luxury, travel & lifestyle press / Hospitality / Health & Wellness
Significant recent experience of Travel PR, within an agency or in house
Media Relations – Conduct effective media calls & maintain and develop lasting relationships with media; have a good understanding of best practise approach to secure results for clients
Client Handling – Ability to work as part of a team to manage client relationships effectively, in person, on the phone & via email.
Writing – Demonstrate ability to research & write high-level & accurate copy – white papers, articles, comment, news releases, case studies, web copy, blog postings etc; excellent attention to detail
Experience of initiating, maximising & sustaining PR, Sales & Marketing plans with rigour & detail
New business – Demonstrate willingness and eagerness to contribute to pitches from initial brief to submission & presentation
Manage self & others – Excellent time management, ability to coordinate input of junior colleagues, willingness to ‘muck in’ when needed and participate in a wide range of tasks
How to apply
Elena Ktori is recruiting for this role on behalf of her client. Please click to apply
Due to high volume of applicants ONLY sucessful applicants will be contacted