We’re Hiring – Consumer Account Manager

Are you an experienced PR professional looking for a new opportunity? We’re currently recruiting for an Account Manager to join our consumer PR team!

Position: Consumer Account Manager 

Location: Hampshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: 20 days paid holiday, early finish Fridays all year, complimentary breakfast, quarterly team socials, pension scheme, laptop, birthday lie-in, work from home flexibility, ongoing training and development and enrolment in CIPR training

Jargon PR is an award-winning, boutique public relations agency. We manage global campaigns for a variety of B2c and b2b clients in the UK and internationally.

We’re ambitious, highly motivated and deliver campaigns that enable our clients to win their category through high-quality media relations, content creation and consultancy.

At Jargon PR the culture is engaging, the agency is fast-paced and our clients are interesting and exciting businesses. We’re going from strength to strength and need an enthusiastic, committed Senior Account Executive/Account Manager to join our consumer team.

Ideally, you will have 2-3 years of working with consumer focused brands and have a strong database and relationship with key consumer journalists and media titles. This role requires a candidate with a good work ethic, strong writing skills, a proactive attitude and confidence on the phone. This role requires you to have great organizational skills and experience of managing junior members of staff.

 If you’re looking for a real boost in your career, Jargon PR is a dynamic environment to do this.

About The Role

As an Account Manager you will be instrumental in driving the success of multiple campaigns of the consumer arm of Jargon PR – Underdog PR – through the use of traditional and digital PR tools.

In addition to working alongside the management team, you will be helping junior members to refine their skills, ensuring understanding of the client brief in order to implement the agreed strategies.

As part of the role, you will be required to draft and proof PR materials including case studies, survey stories, social media posts, blogs and press releases. You will maintain strong media relationships with influential journalists and strengthen your network of target press. 

In addition to reacting to industry trends and challenges, you will possess a proactive mindset to ensure your clients are featured in their target press whilst acting as a consultant to ensure they receive quality service and ROI. 

You’ll manage a handful of accounts, and will be responsible for all client communication pertaining to media opportunities and the relevant news agenda and provide thoughtful, creative and relevant media initiatives and ideas to new business pitches and client campaign renewals. You will also provide strategic guidance on the account and be able to provide consultancy to the clients when needed.

About You

  • 2-3 years of relevant PR experience
  • A keen interest and enthusiasm in consumer trends, activity and campaigns is preferred
  • Have an understanding of how the media works in addition to keeping up to date on current affairs and relevant industry news 
  • First-class writing skills and the ability to proof-read various pieces of content to a high standard
  • A confident communicator both written and verbally
  • The ability to work as part of a tight-knit team
  • Creativity and a proactive manner
  • Good attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Ability to take a client’s brief to develop and deliver an impactful campaign alongside the management team

To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to: mark.teale@jargonpr.com