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PR Account Manager

Listing ID: 1070717

PR Account Manager

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: BLACK PR
Location: Dalston, East London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Salary / Wage: £30,000 and LFW Bonus scheme
Reporting To: Directors
Twitter Handle: @blackprgroup
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 3 days
About: Black PR offers a unique tailored made service to each individual brand, specialising in creative PR strategies, Brand management and Wholesale for our clients. Black PR was founded in 2013, offering representation for Womenswear, Menswear, Beauty and Accessories. Our vision is to provide a bespoke service to brands that they have carefully selected that fit in with the agencies aesthetic.

Our Account Manager's main role will be managing some of BLACK PR's client accounts overseen by the Directors.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Pitching to press for a variety of coverage on client accounts
  • Running own client accounts and delegating tasks to junior members of the team
  • Developing creative concepts and news worthy stories that will result in press coverage
  • Overall promotion of the messages and brand values of clients through the media wherever possible
  • Responding to journalists' enquiries
  • Helping to grow clients' awareness by securing weekly, monthly print and digital coverage and meeting weekly targets
  • Securing product sponsorship for Black PR events 
  • Writing client and product news press releases
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation seasonal press days and events for Black PR clients with the Black PR team
  • Keeping clients updated with monthly and weekly press reports
  • Creating newsletters about new products, trends or relevant brand news to send out to relevant key media
  • To represent Black PR on the telephone and at meetings with current clients
  • Writing brand PR strategies and implementing them
  • Managing PR events including catwalks, presentations, launch parties, dinners and breakfasts
  • Leading team meetings
  • Leading client meetings

Requirements:

  • At least 1 years's experience running client accounts
  • At least 1 year's agency experience
  • Good writing skills, including the use of Microsoft Office
  • Established relationships with journalists, editors, stylists and influencers
  • Diverse experience in public relations work covering consumer, fashion, celebrity sectors 
  • Good previous press and ideally sales event experience
  • Communication skills and the ability to talk to clients, press and stylists and write professional emails
  • Knowledge of fashion and an interest in trends and fashion media
  • Experience in using mailer accounts such as Mailchimp
  • Able to exercise initiative when performing tasks in the office and prioritise own workload
  • Skills required are consistent with at least three years experience working at this level in a PR agency, for example client handling and industry awareness
  • LFW experience
  • Event management experience

Job Incentives:

  • £30 contribution twice a year for personal wellness (spa day, cultural event etc)  
  • One additional holiday day added after passing the probation period
  • Two company activities (wellness/cultural/activity days) per year 
  • Hybrid working in the office and from home
  • Complimentary unlimited Nespresso coffee in the office
  • LFW Bonus scheme each season

Application

Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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Good previous press, LFW and event experience. *

At least 1 year's experience running client accounts. *

At least 1 year's agency experience. *

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