Based in Sheffield, Manchester or London.

As a Digital PR Lead, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Rise at Seven’s digital PR account teams, ensuring delivery of high-quality campaigns and other activity that meets/exceeds client KPIs and expectations. You’ll manage a portfolio of PR accounts, set strategies, be part of ideation, manage budgets and profitability, participate in new business activity and provide counsel to clients. You’ll also manage people - account managers will report to you and you will counsel, coach and mentor your teams while setting a positive example.

THE ROLE

  • Act as a positive role model for your direct team, peers and across the wider business
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships by ensuring delivery against client KPIs and expectations
  • You see around corners and demonstrate an understanding of potential issues facing your clients and offer appropriate solutions
  • You identify opportunities to organically grow existing client business by proactively pitching search-first ideas, ensuring the client is aware of the wider services on offer from Rise at Seven outside of day-to-day business
  • Inspire and lead your team in day-to-day creativity
  • Demonstrate positive contribution to the overall agency beyond your day-to-day account/client work

YOU SHOULD APPLY IF...

  • You can empower and inspire your team to utilise their skills and passions in the right way, for the right accounts and tasks to deliver the best results
  • You encourage and support your team to meet and exceed KPIs across all client accounts, deliver award winning campaigns by pushing bigger ideas and keep the team inspired of what’s possible
  • You want to develop and nurture your team through setting training objectives and progression plans and reviewing these regularly
  • You can collaborate with senior stakeholders to ensure new business leads convert to signed contracts by setting and delivering the right PR strategies and ideas for new business pitches, monitoring success, and pivoting where needed to ensure objectives are met
  • You stand for operational excellence, following and meeting workflow processes and standards, and always ensure team work allocation hits agency standards, working with resource managers to do that
  • You deliver projects and campaigns on time and within budget, working with the wider teams to make sure the PR service works with the other areas of the business, always aiming to deliver performance that is ahead of competitors

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage expectations. Upward manage at all times – ensure senior team is aware of all challenges and issues (personal and client related)
  • Chair regular client meetings - drive an agenda and lead meeting to tangible outcomes
  • Drive projects internally from briefing to presentation to full implementation, delivery and analysis/measurement
  • Lead, organise and participate in internal brainstorming sessions
  • Ensure team is monitoring media daily, including newspapers, magazines, broadcast as well as online & social channels for client opportunities and to keep abreast of competitor news – provide added value insight and counsel to clients
  • Support development and training of junior team members
  • Manage appraisals for direct reports - create KPIs and objectives during review processes
  • Develop and execute engaging activity relevant to client briefs and key objectives
  • Further grow expertise as an expert media relations practitioner, and ensure your team’s media output is exemplary
  • Develop and maintain senior media contacts and develop team media relations through introductions and face-to-face appointments – use contacts to leverage feature, coverage and content opportunities
  • Develop and maintain talent, influencer, community and network relationships
  • Event management including press trips, photocalls, product launches and stakeholder interviews
  • Build product placement strategy and plans
  • Implement any other reasonable duties in line with the post which may be required

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • A salary of £40,000 depending on experience
  • Generous holiday scheme
  • Your Birthday off
  • Christmas and New Year office shut down
  • PRCA membership
  • Rapid development if you’re up for the challenge
  • Regular socials
  • Unlimited coaching for personal, relationship and work/life with external partner More Happi
  • Access to a private medical scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave schemes
  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • A healthy training budget
  • Bucket list scheme - an opportunity to experience a life dream!

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

At Rise at Seven we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, religious beliefs, age, sex, sexual orientation or disability.

SOUND LIKE A BIT OF YOU?

Send your CV or something similar to careers@riseatseven.com