ACCOUNT MANAGER | Technology

Cyber security, IT security, call it what you will but it is certainly a hot topic and if this is your sweet spot from a PR perspective then get in touch now! This internationally focused agency is looking for an Account Manager to join the team and work on a number of global technology clients with a particular emphasis on IT security. This is the fastest growing team in the agency with a worthy reputation beyond these shores and so you would be working closely with their US offices as well as across EMEA and European territories.
This agency has earned a fantastic reputation of blending creativity and compelling messaging with big name b2b technology businesses. They cap this with standout benefits on top of a competitive salary including generous holiday allowance, health, dental and optical care, opportunities to work abroad, ride to work scheme, great social events, bespoke training packages and company pension to name a few. For them, the technology PR world is moving apace and now is the time to jump on their band wagon and reap the rewards.
The Role:

• Develop and execute the PR programme across your clients
• Be the day to day lead with clients
• Build and maintain media relationships and key stakeholders
• Drive the media relations and analyst work
• Oversee media promotional activity programmes
• Proactively drive the social media and digital programmes
• Be responsible for running client events, conferences, seminars, press trips etc
• Write coherent, on message content for all channels as well as reports, thought leadership, speaker proposals, blogs
• Play a role in new business pitching and contribute creatively
• Manage and motivate junior team members
• Brief and manage third party suppliers
• Help the account director manage budgets and resources

Skills:
• Ability to deliver b2b tech PR programmes and offer strategic and tactical comms advice to clients
• Demonstrate a good grasp of the b2b technology industry and specifically IT security would be useful
• Strong written and communications skills
• Have strong ‘selling-in’ skills to pitch to journalists and analysts
• Have a thorough understanding for the digital and social media platforms and proactively look to exploit opportunities
• Some experience in working on new business and keenness to take part in pitches
• Experience in planning and managing events ranging from trade shows, press trips and conferences, speaker and award opportunities
• A confident team player capable of managing junior team members
• Strong attention to detail, good organiser
To apply for this role send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting CF0459

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