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Reference: 75241

Date Added: 11 June 2020
Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Job Title: Account Manager // Intern

Working For: Blackstock Consulting

Location: London

Salary: £30-40k (Account Manager) // £21k (Intern)

Job Details


We are looking for a talented, well-connected and energetic corporate PR expert to help us continue growing our reputation as London’s best informed, and most-respected high growth communications firm. Alongside financial, corporate, political and consumer PR, we offer strategic consultancy and an in-house research team known for high-impact reports and thought leadership.

A basic understanding of the property sector is a bonus although candidates will ultimately be judged on their track record and proven skills in PR and communications rather than specific sector knowledge.

Key responsibilities:
● Being the account manager or day-to-day lead on client activities;
● Engaging with journalists and digesting relevant media every day;
● Writing press releases, columns and articles;
● Handling clients’ social media accounts;
● Being a line manager and having responsibility for others in the team.

Candidates must demonstrate:
● Two or more years working in a PR agency role;
● Excellent written and spoken English as well as a meticulous eye for detail;
● The ability to work to tight media deadlines on a number of simultaneous projects;
● The ability to manage both other team members and clients, responding and delivering to their demands and pressures;
● Commitment, energy, organisation and responsibility.



You don’t need to have property experience, but you do need meticulous English and confidence dealing with people at all levels.

We typically offer permanent roles to high-performing interns and there are many opportunities for growth and progression with us.

Key responsibilities:
• Undertake basic market research to support a story and provide context
• Dissect a news story, explain what makes it interesting & its market context or impact
• Keep pace of the news agenda
• Demonstrate core writing skills across press releases, op-eds, blogs and comments
• Demonstrate a good understanding of current affairs

Candidates must demonstrate:
• First-class writing abilities and professional spoken English
• Willingness to learn and ability to pick up things quickly
• Willingness to help on administrative tasks when required
• An ability to be responsive and adaptable to feedback
• Commitment, passion and enthusiasm in all activities

Closing Date: 12 July 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Suitable applicants will be notified within a week of their application and first round interview will be via video call. Start date is flexible within the next 1-2 months.

Application Details

Please apply to jobs@blackstock.co.uk  with a CV, covering letter and writing sample.

CV - detailed and up to date

Cover letter - specific to Blackstock Consulting demonstrating that you have looked into our company and clients and have an interest in what we do and explaining why you would be an asset to the team

Writing sample - non-academic (i.e. not a university essay) and recent. It could be a piece of writing/article from your current role or a personal blog/commentary on current events.

Full job decriptions available from www.blackstock.co.uk/careers 

Website: http://www.blackstock.co.uk

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