PR Freelancer - B2B Tech

Job ID
9633
Job Location
GB-London
Location
United Kingdom-London
Category
Public Relations

What We Need

WE Communication is one of the largest independent communications and integrated marketing agency’s in the world with 24 offices globally and more than 1,300 people who love bringing communications to the next level. With an office (once we can get back into it!) close to Bankside in London, we are keen to bolster our ranks with a hire to help expand our offering and support existing key integrated client(s).

 

We are on the hunt for a Freelance B2B Tech PR Account Manager to take over the management of a number of our established global technology brands, providing insightful client counsel, a deep understanding of the technology sector and it’s influencers, and a passion for business writing.  This a great opportunity for a solid AM looking for career growth in a global agency to join a very talented, collaborative, flexible and committed team, working on a great mix of the agency’s B2B and B2C clients which include Microsoft, Honeywell, Capgemini and Intel.

 

Key strengths for this role include content creation, UK media relations, international coordination and experience of multi-channel/multi-platform campaigns.  You should have a solid understanding of PR and digital, how a PR agency integrates both into a cohesive working strategy.  You will be working with a fantastic Senior Account Director, who will invest time and energy in your own development and career progression. 

What you'll be doing

  • Day-to-day client management – working with both PR and marketing clients
  • Media strategy and campaign development
  • Media execution – across UK national, business and technology medial landscape
  • Team leadership – working with colleagues across time zones and regions
  • Working with account teams to run integrated (traditional and digital) campaigns
  • Development of regular ‘smaller campaign’ plans as well as overall client strategy
  • Story generation – helping to brainstorm ideas to generate coverage for clients

 

Key Attributes of the Candidate:

 

Leadership:

 

  • Confident, entrepreneurial, self-starter: able to identify and seize opportunities and build trust with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Has experience conducting successful business development for both new and existing clients
  • Has confidence and knowledge to provide advice/counsel to clients in and around specialist area
  • Has strong and persuasive communication skills
  • Is a creative, flexible problem solver
  • Has desire to work as one team and share knowledge

 

Personal Management and Style:

  • Is committed to delivering and exceeding expectations
  • Shows patience and tenacity
  • Drives efficiency and best practice
  • Innovates and has the ability to deliver change
  • Is flexible and responsive to changing priorities
  • Is a genuine team player who is willing to learn and collaborate across all agency disciplines.

 

What you've been able to accomplish

Previous proven experience:

  • 4+ years within a PR/Comms agency
  • Experience of working across very technical clients, with the ability to seamlessly transition to more consumer-orientated clients
  • Experience of both B2B and B2C, across multiple sectors
  • Proven track record of delivering successful campaigns, both in the UK and across EMEA (ideally)

 

Agency Business

 

  • Meet WE guidelines on best business practices including utilization, daily timesheets, accurate billing, timely expense reports, etc.
  • Manage and understand how to utilize internal client service teams (editing, production, library, etc.) to ensure quality, comprehensive service to clients

 

Culture:

  • Fast paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.)
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Extensive computer and phone use
  • Interest in technology and how it’s changing our world
  • Non-Bureaucratic and relaxed working environment

About Us

Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.

 

Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.

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