Join our hard-working team and become a key member of a bustling office in Victoria who are on the lookout for a versatile and creative account manager.
We are looking for someone with at least three years PR experience, either agency or in-house, and who will be comfortable running successful and diverse press offices for well-known and respected clients. Must have an interest or understanding of the hospitality, meetings and events, hotel, F&B sectors.
The PR and Communications account manager is accountable for:
Activating client awareness campaigns through broadcast and print, online and social media, awards and networking. Working in partnership with account executives, PR managers are responsible for ensuring strong client communication and delivering press office activity, as well as making sure that team accounts deliver to task and agreed KPIs.
Helping to ensure the smooth running of client campaigns and daily press office activity, including drafting and pitching editorial to press, social media management and awards writing, as well as ensuring regular client and stakeholder meetings. Overseeing account executives and managing their own individual accounts.
Be responsible and accountable for specified client accounts from writing content for press and overseeing account executives, to social media management, as well as regular journalist and client liaison
To create, develop and manage client strategies and plans
To create positive, productive promotion of Triggerfish Communications and its clients and act as a company ambassador
Help clients with contingency planning as and when commercially demanding situations may arise
Daily contact with clients and media to ensure ongoing positive communication and messaging is delivered
Developing creative campaigns and strategies in line with client objectives
Co-ordinate pitching of stories to media and sell in editorial opportunities
Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, competitors and the media
In partnership with account directors, oversee account executive’s day to day activities
Regular internal communication to review account activity, social media, competitor activity and sector overview
Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings to assess the progress of PR campaigns
Event management support, including press conferences and promotional events
Attending and promoting client events to the media