PR Account Manager FTC

Job Title: PR Account Manager FTC
Location: Greater Manchester, Manchester / Cheshire, Warrington / Cheshire
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Reference: 15632706
Job Published: May 01, 2018 01:00

Job Description

We are working very closely with a leading North West Organisation within the Public Sector who are looking to add a PR Manager to their team for a 12-month FTC.

As PR Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing a PR and media strategy, building their reputation and ensuring effective media coverage. You will also draft or oversee the creation of proactive and reactive media releases and content on social media, forge relationships with journalists and key influencers and manage the response to "crisis" situations.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities -

-Create and execute proactive media campaigns
-Meet journalists and foster good relations with the media
-Write press releases
-Monitor media coverage and prepare regular evaluation reports
-Attend press conferences or interviews with the organisation's spokespeople
-Write for and update the Organisation's social media pages

Essential Experience and Technical Qualifications -

-Previous experience as PR Manager or in similar role(s) required - min 5 years.
- Excellent writing and editing skills coupled with the ability to write compelling copy are a must
-Excellent interpersonal skills are vital for developing relationships with media representatives, handling difficult situations and advising people within the organisation
-The ability to organise and plan PR strategies together with tactics needed to achieve your objectives
-High levels of initiative, self-motivation and time management balancing strategy, delivery and people.

A large part of this role is about establishing in house capability and building the basics around PR.
You will be in essence setting the foundations for in-house PR.

This opportunity is ideal for a hands-on doer, who is a brilliant copywriter and can turn their hand to political and consumer content.

This is a live role with a key client and they are looking to hire ASAP. We are working exclusively with this client so please don't hesitate to apply or send an email directly to - - 0161 359 3789 for a conversation and full details.