Vacancies

Account Director

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Account Director to join our offices near Cheltenham and help take the agency to the next level.

This is a really exciting opportunity for a communications professional with a great PR track-record in both B2B and consumer PR. You will be heading up account teams on a real mix of client accounts (recruitment, trade shows, home brands, tech companies etc). You will be responsible for the strategic direction of client accounts, the implementation of their campaigns and the growth of a specific portfolio of clients within the agency. You will also have a big role in new business.

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Your Role:
• Direct a portfolio of client accounts
• Provide strategic counsel and support to clients
• Oversee the development and implementation of client communications strategies
• Develop client accounts through creative and strategic programmes and initiatives
• Be prepared to roll-up sleeves and help with implementation
• Negotiate new programme elements and budget changes
• Develop account teams and manage their up-skilling
• Conduct appraisals with direct reports

The Ideal Candidate:
• A minimum of 5 years PR agency experience, ideally working with a good agency
• Strong experience of both B2B and B2C communications
• Great communicator and presenter
• Flair for new business
• An entrepreneurial ‘can-do’ mindset
• A creative and strategic thinker
• Also someone who’s great at implementation
• A team-player

In Return:
• Salary £42,000 p.a.
• 25 days holiday per year plus the day off for your birthday
• Monthly team star awards
• Training allowance
• Mentoring and coaching programme
• Fun working environment with friendly supportive colleagues
• Attendance at industry events with expenses paid

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to louise@energypr.co.uk

Account Manager

We are looking for a bright and talented Account Manger to join our offices near Cheltenham.

The Public relations Manager will work across a range of exciting clients and will be instrumental in driving delivery of communications programmes and creative campaigns for a number of both business-to-business and consumer-facing businesses. This is an ideal opportunity for a proven all-rounder with an instinct for a story, first class media skills, someone brimming with ideas who wants the opportunity to flex their PR skills and know-how. No two days or two clients are the same here, we don’t do ‘process PR’ so someone looking for variety but who has the tenacity to always get stuck in and help will love it here.

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Your Role:
• Manage a portfolio of client accounts – liaising with clients on a daily basis and attending meetings
• Help develop and implement client communications strategies
• Identify new opportunities for clients to raise their profiles and achieve their objectives
• Forge relationships and liaise with journalists, influencers
• Create compelling copy for a whole host of purposes including media, social media, client collateral, web sites and digital campaigns
• Monitor and analyse the KPIs on client accounts
• Take part in creative brainstorms
• Assist with new business and take part in pitches
• Manage more junior team members

The Ideal Candidate:
• A minimum of 3 years of experience working in a PR agency working on both B2B and consumer accounts
• Media hound with a black book of contacts across sectors
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills
• Strong media relations skills
• Proven social media skills
• Attention to detail
• Demonstrable written ability across different sectors
• Creative thinking
• Understanding of client business issues and requirements
• Highly developed presentation skills
• Understanding of market research and analysis
• Ability to motivate and mentor a team
• Ability to delegate effectively
• Project management skills
• Calmness under pressure and ability to achieve tight deadlines
• Ability to interact with confidence at board-level with clients
• Proven ability to keep abreast of current affairs and relate them to client situations

In Return:
• Salary £30,000 p.a.
• 25 days holiday per year plus the day off for your birthday
• Monthly team star awards
• Training allowance
• Mentoring and coaching programme
• Fun working environment with friendly supportive colleagues
• Attendance at industry events with expenses paid

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to louise@energypr.co.uk

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