PR account manager, Citypress

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2012

Citypress, one of the UK’s leading independent PR consultancies, has recently opened an Edinburgh office and is seeking an experienced PR Account Manager to join the team. With offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and now Edinburgh, the vacancy presents an opportunity to join a growing agency at an exciting time. The role will involve servicing existing and new clients in Scotland.

Citypress provides full service PR and digital consultancy to clients including AstraZeneca, Lloyds Banking Group, Brother UK, food and drink group Princes and Weir Minerals.

The ideal Account Manager will have a solid background in PR and must be an accomplished writer, with extremely good media relations skills. Candidates should have a proven track record of developing and implementing campaigns that deliver tangible results, alongside a good understanding of the business, political and financial landscape in Scotland. A background in financial services or business to business related PR is essential.

The Account Manager will play an integral role in the Edinburgh office. Candidates must have the drive to work with the Citypress Head of Scotland and the Citypress board directors to build a growing business north of the Boarder.

The scope of the Account Manager role includes:

- Advising clients on media relations and issues management

- Researching, writing and placing editorial content across all forms of media

- Delivering effective social media campaigns

- Ensuring high levels of client service and satisfaction

- Assisting in new business pitches

- Monitoring service levels and KPIs to ensure client programmes are operating effectively.

Citypress is an entrepreneurial privately-owned company, which rewards those who make a significant contribution to the development of the agency. Performance related incentives and rewards are available along with excellent career development and training.


Contact: Vanessa Fox
Phone: 0161 235 0300