Media job: PR and social media manager, Perceptive Communications

CLOSING DATE: November 5, 2017

The role

AS a PR and marketing account manager, under the guidance of an account director, you will be responsible for the delivery of several client contracts – from the development of the communications strategy to implementation.

This is a permanent, full-time or part-time post.

Your role will include the following:

  • Working with the Perceptive team to develop and implement successful communications strategies for our clients that deliver results
  • Building positive relationships with clients
  • Attending monthly client meetings and ensuring actions are delivered and agreements are adhered to
  • Identifying appropriate contacts and then developing and maintaining good working relationships with the media and key stakeholders to help implement client strategies successfully
  • Arranging and project managing events on behalf of clients and Perceptive Communicators, as well as representing clients and Perceptive Communicators at events
  • Writing and editing leaflets, publications, brochures, press releases, award submissions, speeches, newsletters, websites and social media
  • Monitoring the public and media’s opinions of clients in the media and online
  • Representing clients and Perceptive Communicators in person and online
  • Identifying potential new business opportunities
  • Attending networking events on behalf of Perceptive Communicators
  • Contributing to new business activities e.g. tenders

Essential skills

  • PR and social media experience
  • Proactive and proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • An understanding of, and an ability to implement, both PR and social media strategies and campaigns
  • An ability to deliver high-quality written content and marketing material strategy over various platforms including press, websites and social media
  • An ability to deliver agreed goals and work to tight deadlines to ensure clients’ targets and expectations are met
  • Organised work processes and ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Flexible can do attitude
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team
  • Driving Licence

Work experience

Candidates will have more than five years’ work experience in a PR or communications role.

Experience of working in a PR agency and delivering successful results on behalf of clients is desired but not essential.

To apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter detailing why you would be good for this role to

Contact: Romina Scott