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Senior PR Strategist

We’re looking for a Senior PR Strategist to lead on key accounts and join our rapidly growing team.

The role

What you will do

  • Lead on key accounts by working directly with senior client stakeholders, pitching our approach and managing relationships
  • Onboard new accounts seamlessly and act as a senior escalation point for clients
  • Manage and support team members, ensuring accounts are running smoothly and KPIs are hit, as well as supporting team members with their career progression and personal development
  • Develop and deliver high impact PR strategies, working closely with the SEO and paid media teams
  • Lead confidently on creative and innovative PR campaigns and identify and lead on new approaches and processes, constantly striving to improve results and efficiency
  • Work closely with the senior team to develop sales presentations and attend pitches
  • Always go the extra mile, surprising and delighting your clients

Requirements

  • You have a wealth of experience in delivering creative, engaging and relevant PR campaigns and supporting press office tactics
  • You are highly confident at leading on accounts and love building a rapport with clients
  • You know how to handle large budgets, and have exceptional time management skills
  • You have strong experience working closely with other specialisms to deliver multi-channel campaigns, including SEO and paid social
  • You are highly creative, you love brainstorming and coming up with innovative ideas, and aren’t afraid to test and experiment new ways of working
  • You have line management experience and love mentoring junior team members
  • You are a confident communicator and highly ambitious, always striving for even better results
  • B2B and international outreach experience is preferred but not essential
  • You’ve probably been working in PR for 5 years or more

Location

  • Leeds
  • Manchester

Salary

  • £36,000 - £50,000

D&I

Journey Further takes pride in creating an environment where everyone can be themselves. This starts with recruitment.

We pledge to make our roles as open as possible and to provide equal opportunities to everyone that is kind enough to give us their time. All recruitment decisions we take will be based solely on the positive skills and behaviours that applicants display and absolutely nothing else.

We do not discriminate based on any personal characteristic, we are a people first agency and we care about and celebrate individuals.

If something is important to you, it's important to us. If you have a particular need during the application process or during your time at Journey Further, please let us know.

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