PT position – 2-3 days per week
Salary Dependent on Experience
We’ve been established for over 20 years and in this time have maintained being the largest independent advertising and marketing agency in the region, something we’re immensely proud of. We’ve secured this position by nurturing successful partnerships with our clients through our exceptional service levels. Outstanding service levels don’t just happen overnight, it always needs continual investment and a lot of passion from our team in order to deliver.
We employ only the most talented people to join our team. We constantly encourage accelerated learning and training and work together as a team to ensure our clients continue to trust and respect our marketing skills. We also have a consultancy arm of the business so strategy and commercial thinking are incredibly key to what we deliver for our clients and what sets us apart in the region. We offer clients the opportunity to have a single agency capable of the highest levels of skill in every specialism.
We have a mix of clients from many different sectors and industries, ranging from regional to international.
No day is ever the same at C+W, there are always new challenges to face – which we love!
The agency is going from strength to strength and we are continually winning new clients.
The role of PR Account Manager will be to manage multiple PR retainers and projects under a broad portfolio of clients. The successful candidate will be expected to use existing contacts with relevant regional, national and trade journalists, as well as online influencers. They will also be required to develop new media relationships and to create relevant and newsworthy content that is both accurate and engaging for publication in print and online.
The PR Account Manager will contribute to the development of strategies and plans; putting in place a PR framework for any given client or new business prospect, which will achieve their PR aims and goals.
A commercial strategic mind is essential, along with great communication and time management skills. The ideal candidate will also have crisis communications experience; including the ability to write and implement proactive crisis communications plans and to react to a given crisis confidently, in a way that will mitigate unfavourable media coverage and limit reputational damage for the client.
The successful candidate will be able to:
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:
The following experience is desirable but not essential as training can be provided:
Personality wise, we’re looking for someone with the following attributes:
As much as we’re passionate about our clients and what we do, we’re equally as passionate about our team. We’re really pleased this was acknowledged by winning both “Employer of the Year” at the 2018 Venus Devon & Cornwall Awards and the “Wellbeing” category at the Space Awards in November 2018. We want our new Account Manager to support wellbeing in the agency because by doing so we all play our own part in a thriving, happy and motivated working environment, which is something we consider important for everyone here at Chalk +Ward.
Of course, we always believe in being professional, but we never lose sight of the fact we work in a fun and innovative industry. A happy team means happy clients.