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Account Manager, Communications

Are you an experienced PR account manager who can find the creative opportunity in anything? Do you have a healthy disregard for the impossible? Then we want to hear from you.

Three-times winners of the Team Culture and Community award from PRCA Scotland, we’re a team of storytellers and content creators on the lookout for an ambitious PR pro looking to make the next step in their career and make their mark working with some of Scotland’s most loved brands.We offer flexible working, industry leading benefits and the role can be based in either our Forres HQ or Leith office, reporting directly to our Head of Consumer PR.

Job Description

In the role you will be committed to making a positive contribution to SPEY, to the growth and development of the team and the happiness of clients. Securing high impact coverage, keeping the account teams ticking over, being the glue of campaign execution and providing feedback to the management team about team performance are all part of the day-to-day.

Your responsibilities
  • Create and implement multi-layered communications plans for clients, aligned to clients’ strategy to drive a compelling and cohesive brand message
  • Generate coverage and editorial content across media publications, online and offline
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts
  • Manage media enquiries and interview requests
  • Monitor, analyse and communicate campaign results
  • Management and approval of all administrative aspects of the account, demonstrating a keen eye for detail and being accountable for quality of service
  • Implementing rigorous account processes and meeting all client deadlines
  • Leading on client positive, proactive relationships, acting as the primary point of contact
  • Working to ensure all creative campaign plans are executed on time, on budget, to a high quality and delivering on client KPIs
  • Responsible for client presentations covering the success of projects & campaigns and ongoing activity
  • Generating ideas and tactics for plans and campaigns
  • Keeping up to date on media, trends and newsjacking
  • Help grow existing and win new business
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience digesting insights, building learnings and creating reports
  • Consumer agency experience preferable
  • Excel in client relations
Company benefits
  • Based in Leith or Forres
  • 4.5 day week trial, with a lunchtime finish on Friday
  • 35 days holiday plus your birthday off a year
  • Company pension
  • 3 days a year to volunteer your skills to charitable cause of your choice
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Training and industry subscriptions
  • Electric company pool car
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dog friendly office
  • Weekly team lunch and learn sessions
  • Away days and monthly socials

To apply send your CV and covering letter to No recruitment agencies please.

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