PR Account Manager Advertising and Media

Kershaw Leonard

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP792-760

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As a PR Account Manager, you will be closely working with the team, your clients and the media on a daily basis to execute communications campaigns.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Daily point of contact with key media contacts
• Developing network of influencer contacts
• Direct client servicing, with a wide range of responsibilities, including major projects and events
• Producing high-quality press releases and media material
• Selling in interviews and feature ideas to key media
• Inviting and hosting media at major events
• Responsible for client reporting
• Developing industry, sector and product-focused PR campaigns
• Contributing to daily meetings, and liaising and updating clients on PR activities
• Keeping abreast of current PR trends and tools
• Building client relationships and maintaining a network of media contacts including journalists and industry spokespeople
• Spearheading both traditional PR and social media projects
• Developing news angles, stories and pitches to further the client’s profile, products and services
• Fulfilling the client’s key performance indicators and growing accounts
• Being involved in pitching for new business and developing PR proposals
• Managing and mentoring junior members of staff
• Increase involvement in managing client’s revenue working collaboratively with your account team lead


• Arabic language skills would be highly regarded
• 3 to 5 years experience in a similar role
• Experience working in a fast paced agency environment
• Degree in Media, Communications, PR or some other similar subject
• This is an urgently required position so immediate starters are most welcome

About the Company

Kershaw Leonard is committed to finding First Class people for its World Class Clients. Since our inauguration in September 1999, We have become well-respected specialists for all aspects of Human Resource Consultancy and Recruitment, and bring a standard of professional conduct (through the Recruitment Employment Confederation UK) to the industry here in the Middle East. Our qualified Consultants deliver a unique quality of service that is designed to meet the individual needs of both Candidates and Clients.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover permanent, temporary and contract staff, and Executive Search, in the following sectors:

Senior Executives and Directors; Design; Engineering and Construction; Finance and Banking; Human Resources and Training; IT and Telecoms; Legal; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Media; Office Management; Retail; Sales and Marketing and Secretarial and Business Support.

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Account Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 15,500

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