PR Account Manager/Strategist
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos
4d ago

Our client is a Public Relations and Communications Agency. They currently have an opening for PR Account Manager / Strategist -

Lagos . The Successful candidate should have 3 years experience in a related field.

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily point of contact with key media contacts
  • Developing industry, sector and product focused PR campaigns
  • Managing the needs of the client and their accounts
  • Contributing to daily meetings, and liaising and updating clients on PR activities
  • Keeping abreast of current PR trends and tools
  • Building client relationships and maintaining a network of media contacts including journalists and industry spokespeople
  • Spearheading both traditional PR and social media projects
  • Developing news angles, stories and pitches to further the client’s profile, products and services.
  • Fulfilling the client’s key performance indicators and growing accounts
  • Being involved in pitching for new business and developing PR proposals
  • Managing a high level of client interaction
  • Managing and mentoring junior members of staff
  • Key skills

  • High levels of communication - both presentation, verbal and written skills
  • Impressive emotional intelligence and interpersonal expertise
  • A passion for the media, including social media
  • Flair for creativity, strategic thinking and innovation
  • Strong copywriting and marketing mastery
  • Commercially aware and business savvy
  • Good industry knowledge and experience in building influential networks
  • Solid computer prowess and project management skills
  • Outstanding organization with an ability to manage multiple projects and portfolios
  • Service focused and sensitive to confidential information
  • Qualifications

  • Graduates with relevant degrees in the arts, media or public relations are desirable.
  • PR qualifications are also highly valued.
  • Work experience in related fields including journalism or marketing offers is also attractive.
  • Relevant experience

  • Experience of directing business to business (B2B) or business to consumer (B2C) PR accounts
  • Agency experience is preferred
  • Evidence of copywriting, marketing and report writing, social media, event management and client liaison skills
  • Strong communication with excellent presentation and data analysis capabilities
  • Aptitude to build a network of influencers and press commentators
  • Industry knowledge and contacts is beneficial
  • Apply
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