Are you a media, marketing or PR professional with 2-3 years experience looking for a new role? Recently shortlisted for the ‘Best Place to Work’ award in the Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards, Jargon PR is on the lookout for a new Senior Account Executive/Account Manager following another successful 12 months of business growth.
Based in Hampshire, the position will be full time, on a permanent contract with a competitive salary. We also offer all employees lots of benefits including 20 days paid holiday, early finish on Fridays all year, complimentary breakfast, quarterly team socials, pension scheme, laptop, birthday lie-in, opportunities to travel, ongoing training and development, and enrolment in the CIPR scheme!
Jargon PR is an award-winning, boutique public relations agency. We manage global campaigns for B2B technology and corporate brands. 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 tech businesses. We’re going from strength to strength and need an enthusiastic, committed Senior Account Executive/Account Manager to support the team by helping to draft content, speak to the press, create reports, run social channels for our clients and much more. No day is ever the same.
Ideally, you will have 2-3 years of media, marketing or PR experience with a good work ethic, strong writing skills, a proactive attitude and confidence on the phone. If you’re looking for a real boost in your career, Jargon PR is a dynamic environment to do this.
About The Role
As a Senior Account Executive/Account Manager you will be instrumental in driving the success of multiple campaigns 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 thought leadership articles, 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.
- 2-3 years of relevant PR experience
- A keen interest and enthusiasm in technology 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
If you think this role is for you and would like to apply, please email your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!