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Senior Account Manager

Ref: 06984 | Permanent | London | £45,000 per Annum

A highly sought-after position has become available for an experienced PR Senior Account Manger with a passion for travel and media to join our client in Central London. This role will be full-time office-based, offering the right candidate the opportunity to enjoy life in a fast-paced team in an integrated hands-on agency with the ability to also travel overseas.
The Senior PR Account Manager will work with the Travel Trade and Content / Social teams, and will report into the UK Account Director. The role also requires mentorship and as well as being be part of our Clients` wider PR team, working closely on projects, campaigns, and helping out on new business pitches.
Whilst knowledge of the travel industry is helpful, candidates from other sectors who have a passion for creative thinking, are organised, fast learners, and can migrate their skills over to this role, will be considered.
The role for the Senior PR Senior Account Manger will include the following:
To Work closely with the PR Manager to create a high performance culture, creating annual work plans and strategies
Planning and implementation of high-level brand and media partnerships
Help the PR Manager work on individual and group media visits, both proactively and reactively
Budget management
Proactive and reactive media relations with UK & Irish press
Industry communications
Overseeing monthly report compiling
Reviewing and editing of press release and newsletter writing
Supporting on industry and consumer events - both media and trade
Organising media missions and meetings when clients are in-market - concept creation, venue sourcing and liaison, budget management and execution ensuring that team are given roles/responsibilities within programme management
Working alongside senior management on the growth and development of the individual members of the team and growth of the account

The Senior PR Account Manager must have:
Creative and strategic campaign experience
An understanding of B2C and B2B PR
Experience working within a team and leading a junior member of staff
Experience managing and maintaining budgets and budget reporting
Sound experience in organising and hosting media
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong writing and verbal communicating abilities - this role will require playing an active role in meetings and conference calls, as well as some presenting
Willingness to work outside normal business hours with promotional activities, conferences, events, press trips and tradeshows
Excellent on and off-line media contacts across lifestyle and travel media is useful but not essential
Ability to travel overseas
Preferably a full current and clean UK driving license


Please contact Nicci Firminger for further information.

Phone : 020 7488 9922

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