Account Manager (PR)

London, England, United Kingdom


If you’re a passionate sports fan, connected to the evolving media landscape, who wants to work in a vibrant and dynamic agency in the heart of Soho, read on!

Are you looking for the opportunity to deliver distinctive and creative marketing campaigns for an incredible client list of leading global sports brands and rights holders?

Pitch Marketing Group is looking for an Account Manager (PR) to join our close-knit team following our most successful year ever.

Pitch, recently nominated for BT Sport Industry Agency of the Year, is an award-winning creative marketing agency located in the heart of Soho, with three core specialisms: PR, Partnerships and Productions. We are also one of the UK’s Top 10 fastest growing PR agencies.

Our service offering and expertise spans across creative communications, sponsorship, digital, social, influencer marketing, design and content production. As of 2019, our exceptional portfolio of work includes national and international campaigns that traverse the worlds of sport, entertainment and consumer lifestyle.

To be successful in this role, you will be a Senior Account Executive (PR) ready for their next step up to Account Manager (PR). You will have experience managing client relationships, overseeing the implementation of PR and communications plans and managing junior staff. You will also have media contacts and client management skills which will assist in the growth of the agency.

Key Responsibilities

Media Knowledge & Relations:

Build and maintain key relationships with opinion-forming media contacts across both sport and consumer media

Account Management:

Develop relationship with clients as lead point of contact, running meetings, calls and ensuring all client facing documents are in-line with high agency standards

Run client events e.g. press conferences, product launches, photography and content shoots, ambassador personal appearances

Write press releases and contribute to PR plans and proposals

Team Management:

Provide support for agency staff and team members

Ensure all junior account team members have relevant KPI’s and regular annual appraisals

Creativity & New Business:

Brief and manage internal Productions department to deliver creative materials for your client

Work alongside senior agency staff to create and develop opportunities for growing existing client business


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