PR & SOCIAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Job description

Why are we recruiting?
We’ve just had a record period of growth, both organic and through new business wins. So we need more of the very best people to join us; to do career-defining work on fabulous briefs across a truly enviable group of brands and businesses.

What are we looking for?
A personable, proactive account manager who can think creatively to create compelling and engaging content for press and social media. A confident and credible person to build great rapport with clients, media and influencers.

The Role
To support the delivery of brilliant client work! You will achieve this through building and maintaining relationships with clients and working collaboratively across our agency.

Knowledge & Experience
PR and Social Media knowledge and experience
Working knowledge of how to apply paid social media across different channels
Ability to think creatively
Ability to create compelling and engaging PR and Social Media content
Confidence and credibility when dealing with clients and the media
Ability to work across b2b and b2c clients
Organised, efficient and capable of handling multiple projects at any one time
Team player
Enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate about the role!
Accountabilities

Planning and delivery of PR & Social Media campaigns and activity
Ability to analyse and evaluate results
Proactive development of new ideas
Ability to grow relationships with media and influencers
Collaboration with colleagues across the agency (e.g. creative, film, search and analytics) to provide integrated solutions to clients
Role Responsibilities

Build and maintain relationships with clients
Ensure effective account and project management
Grow relationships with media and influencers and manage activity to deliver measurable exposure
Manage media relations including crisis communications
Understand evolution of social media platforms
Deliver engaging PR and social media content
Generate new ideas and approaches
Support new business pitches

The Package

£ Competitive salary
Hybrid Work Model (Office 2: Home 3)
Flexible ways of working
35 days’ holiday (inclusive of BH’s and Agency Christmas Closure) full time equivalent
One day each year (paid) for voluntary/charity work
Health cashback plan
Employer pension contribution of 4%, plus 4% employee contribution
Employee Life Assurance (4 x salary)
IPA member agency; plenty of access to industry related tools and learning
Access to retail, travel, vehicle discounts
Various wellness initiatives
Free onsite parking

The Agency

Cogent is an award-winning, independent, integrated marketing agency. We help brands to create belief that changes behaviour.

We’re super proud to say that:

We’re ranked as one of Campaign’s ‘Best Places To Work’ in marketing (2 years running)
We’re one of only 36 UK agencies to be IPA CPD Gold accredited (also 2 years running!)
And we’re highly recommended by our clients, according to Drum Recommends.

Our Vision?
To create

Better people,
Better relationships,
Better work
(yes, in that order)

Our Values?
Kind
Trustworthy
Smart