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31 May 2022

Senior PR Account Manager

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Hours

Full-time

Location

Leeds

Department

Media and Science

Salary

Dependent on experience

The Role

As a Senior PR Account Manager, you will be the senior contact for a number of traditional and digital PR clients within the agency, overseeing your own team of Account Managers and Executives to ensure work is delivered to a high quality and in line with the client requirements and our own values.

You will need to direct and lead on activation for PR and Digital PR clients, ensuring clients hit predetermined targets by driving the strategic approach and creative output. You’ll ideally be a natural project manager with a creative flair, and a talent for building strong relationships.

Jaywing is a people-first agency and the person we are looking for must have a passion for supporting and empowering the team around them. We celebrate each other every day and will always champion an individual for who they are. You’ll be part of a dynamic, diverse and fun team who thrives on having fun together first and foremost.

 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Managing your team of managers and account executives to deliver consistent results for all clients
  • Working with the Head of PR to define client PR strategies and monitoring subsequent client KPIs and targets
  • Overseeing PR campaigns from creative brief to implementation and delivery within your team, ensuring that everything produced is to the highest quality and within time / budget
  • Attendance and presentation in client meetings and development of client relationships
  • Mentoring and providing effective line management to your team, and nurturing talent
  • Championing creativity within your team and the agency - driving our work to be as creative and impactful as possible against objectives
  • Achieving brilliant results for all clients, and leading your team to be agile, where needed, to ensure great results - reporting on these results both internally and with clients
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of the media landscape and multiple channels that can form part of a PR campaign, and be able to discuss this both internally and with clients, whilst ideally also understanding the impact of PR activity on SEO and clients’ website performance
  • Leading and managing your team, providing development support, monitoring performance and reviewing progress
  • Offering crisis management and counsel to clients when required
  • Management of budgets, and understanding of how capacity within teams should be managed in line with budget allocation

 

Skills Required 

  • An ambitious and driven go-getter.
  • Someone that will live and breathe the agency values.
  • Someone that can lead and motivate a team.
  • A confident and capable communicator.
  • Someone who can represent the business, and will make the effort to know the business (every department), and the industry inside out.
  • Someone who can confidently discuss a broad range of topics relating to PR, SEO, and Social Media.
  • Excellent project management skills with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills

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