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7 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Public Relations, Marketing
  • Type Full Time
  • Location United Kingdom
PR ManagerAKQA
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Description

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.
As PR Manager, you will be responsible for our PR strategies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). You will assist in creating processes that enable the company to maintain its quality image with current and potential clients, staff, industry influencers and the general public. This role interacts directly with journalists, and the internal leadership team. You will work on a number of PR plans, including client, corporate, thought leadership and more, alongside managing inbound and outbound PR activities.
Key Responsibilities 
  • Identify internal/external spokespeople to champion AKQA and its core disciplines.
  • Manage high-profile conference appearances, speaking engagements and programmes for designated AKQA spokespeople.
  • Initiate activity or integrate with major marketing activities.
  • Attend conferences and co-ordinate attendance of AKQA and client representatives.
  • Responsible for global PR budget management.
  • Manage journalists/press at key events.
Role competencies 
  • Possess existing contacts with key industry journalists across respective markets.
  • Strong writing/communication skills for internal and external communications.
  • Proven track record of delivering PR and communication strategies.
  • Experience of digital project management an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of social media tools for promoting business/marketing campaigns.
  • Strong leadership, influence and organisational skills

Skills Required

  • Public Relations
  • Marketing