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Senior / Consumer PR Account Manager - Food & Drink

Client:

My client are a leading marketing / PR specialist agency in hospitality and Leisure. They work with some of the leading brands / outlets in this sector and they are keen to add to their specialist team.

Role:

  • As a Senior Consumer PR Account Manager you will be expected to take responsibility for your clients and to be able to over deliver vs their expectations and objectives.
  • You will report into the PR Account Director who will work with you to develop PR strategies and plans.
  • There are no politics - all of which will suit you if you like working pretty autonomously but not if you like a big machine behind you.
  • In all probability you are now a highly successful Account Manager working on a range of consumer accounts. You will really be enjoying your job but are ready for the next challenge and ultimately, within a few years, you see yourself as an Account Director in a dynamic communications agency.
  • If you’ve worked in a bar or restaurant at some point in your life then so much the better – the clients love that.
  • You will need to have lots of energy, a good sense of humour and real resilience. It’s a very sociable sector so it will help if you like people.
  • You will need stature too and a sense of authority – self-confidence (but not arrogance) is vital. 

Skills:

  • Great communication skills – writing, speaking and presenting
  • High levels of creative thinking
  • Able to think quickly and respond to changing situations
  • Good project management skills
  • Able to work to budgets and deadlines
  • Able to build and maintain strong client and team relationships
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • To develop your team
  • Able to recognise, communicate and sell in a great story 
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