PR Associate Director - #982539

Focus 5 Recruitment Ltd


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Focus 5 Recruitment Ltd
Associate Director – B2B PR Agency

£60000 - £70000/annum DOE + benefits

Manchester – Hybrid working

 

Focus 5 Recruitment are looking for an Associate Director for a B2B/ B2C PR Agency based in

Manchester. This is a well-established PR agency focussed on campaigns for technology-based

clients. You’ll work with some great names and businesses fighting to become the next Unicorn

in their space. This is a flexible role to include home working, but you will need to be in

commuting distance of Manchester for work in the office a couple of days each week

They offer a unique way of running PR campaigns; whether it's whitepapers, thought leadership,

events or infographics, they are expert content creators, combining this with targeted media

relations programs to support their clients' new business strategies

 

As the PR Agency Associate Director, you will have at least 5 years' experience in B2B PR as well

as being a great leader and team manager. You will bring with you strong media relationship and

client handling skills, whilst also being comfortable with managing a team of 5-6 individuals

 

You will take ownership of specific campaign areas and client programs, contributing to the organic

growth of the client portfolio at the same time as formal mentoring, and line management of the

team. The candidate will lead agency-wide initiatives, participate in strategic PR discussions,

develop creative proposals, and have expertise in media relations and social media outreach

 

The PR Agency Associate Director role will involve:



Leading on key client accounts with a high level of client interaction

Managing and mentoring a team to include full line management duties

Acting as daily point of contact with key media contacts

Developing industry, sector and product focused PR campaigns

Managing the needs of the client and their accounts

Contributing to daily meetings, and liaising and updating clients on PR activities

Building client relationships and maintaining a network of media contacts including journalists and industry spokespeople

Spearheading both traditional PR and social media projects

Developing news angles, stories and pitches to further the client’s profile, products and services.

Fulfilling the client’s key performance indicators and growing accounts

Being involved in pitching for new business and developing PR proposals  

You will be the ideal candidate due to your:



Experience of managing B2B PR accounts at a senior, strategic level.

Agency experience, leading and managing teams.

Evidence of strategic PR work alongside board members, directors and managers in B2B organisations.

Strong communication with excellent presentation and data analysis capabilities

Aptitude to build a network of influencers and press commentators.

Ideally you will have experience in the tech sector and contacts are beneficial.  

This PR Agency Associate Director role is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected and

established agency in the centre of Manchester. It will suit a driven senior PR professional who is

happy managing a team and looking to grow with an ambitious agency. For full details and

immediate consideration, please submit an application ASAP

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