PR Account Director - B2B Tech PR Agency. £40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus & Benefits. Farnham, Surrey
We are recruiting for one of our top clients, a leading international B2B technology PR agency within their UK head office in Surrey. With offices in Austin, Texas and the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands, this agency inspires clients to think and act differently in a rapidly changing global economy.
Since their launch in the UK in 2006, the team has grown rapidly to include more than 50 PR professionals. Their group of experts covers all key markets in Europe and the USA and is led by an award-winning senior management team. The agency is insightfully brilliant, engagingly professional and thoughtfully creative.
What will you be doing?
This is an exciting, senior role within a fast-paced team, you will play a key role in the development of PR strategies, overseeing day to day activities. Responsible for managing client and media relationships, you will utilise your PR and technology experience to generate high quality coverage.
Typical duties will include the following:
Day to day contact with target media to generate coverage opportunities and positive ongoing relationships with key journalists
Collating coverage and selling results back to clients in a timely manner
Direct contact and visibility with clients, with responsibility for specific campaigns and activity plans
Writing a variety of copy, from press releases and case studies, to blog posts and market reports
Active involvement in social networks on behalf of clients and the agency
What are we looking for?
We recruit for this client at all levels within their UK and US offices, here are some of the key requirements we look for:
B2B technology PR experience
Agency or in-house PR experience, if it’s in-house, preferably tech related or at least B2B
Track record of establishing and maintaining long-standing relationships with clients, media and colleagues
Supportive management style
Outstanding creative writing abilities
Self starter with excellent work ethic
Desire to be part of a successful, high-growth agency
Problem-solving, analytical, can-do attitude, team player
Amazing organisational skills
It is essential that you are a highly skilled planner and are capable of managing successful online and offline PR press campaigns across a range of verticals
Have the confidence to make a big impact and deliver results without risking the integrity of the agency or client brand
The PR work is extremely varied and includes some US and European agency management
What you can expect in return:
Our client offer a competitive salary and benefits package combined with career development and extensive training opportunities to all members of the team
The agency offers the opportunity to develop experience in the rapidly growing enterprise IT PR field and international communications
You will be required to work from the UK office in Farnham, Surrey during work hours
You may be asked to travel to meetings, events and exhibitions that may include overnight stays
A minimum of five years’ experience in PR, preferably with an agency background is desired
Any candidates with another language including German, French or Dutch would be of interest due to their European connection
This is an exciting, rewarding and challenging role, fancy a new challenge with one of the top agencies outside London? Apply today!