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Careers

Award-winning agency with passion for results seeks PR superstar to drive client results – are you the talented professional we are looking for?

Competitive salary – Discretionary bonus – 25 days holiday plus your birthday off work – Social clubs including curry, books and running – On-the-job mentoring and training

At Prova, we are always on the look-out for the next PR hero who wants to deliver exceptional results for clients in the environment, technology or transport sectors. Whether you’ve got a background in journalism, a degree in politics, a flair for creative writing or a head for numbers, we want to hear from you. Get in touch at careers@provapr.co.uk – tell us your story and the three ways in which you could make a difference to our clients – we’d love to hear from you!

Current vacancies

Account Director

The role of a PR Account Director at Prova can be varied so the skills and experience required are extensive at this level. You will need to be passionate about what you do – be hands on and commercially focused; have strong strategic communications, planning, budget and management skills. You will create campaigns that work both on and offline to build and/or deliver brand awareness. You will be a team leader, able to work in a fast-paced environment.

As a PR Account Director you’ll be responsible for:

  • Line management of a PR agency team of Account Managers, Account Executives and Junior Account Executives
  • Managing a diverse and stimulating range of client relationships – delivering intelligent informed counsel and (award-winning) communications solutions
  • Seamlessly including added value digital integration within the agency’s wider PR services
  • Digital marketing and social media campaigns that run across all key social platforms and communities
  • Strategically planning and managing both UK and global PR activity and events for a portfolio of clients
  • Being the main point of contact for your clients – managing issues, opportunities, budgets and organic growth of their business
  • Presenting and pitching for new business
  • Maintaining a high awareness of issues and trends in client markets.

Skills and experience necessary for this role:

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Excellent client handling skills
  • Well-developed strategic, planning and creative PR skills, including proposal writing
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong media contacts and media relations skills
  • Management ability to lead, inspire and develop a team
  • Excellent knowledge of content, social and digital platforms and emerging trends
  • Commercial awareness with the ability to create budgets and monitor client profitability and report
  • Ability to play a key role in developing and presenting new business pitches – with a proven ability to sell an idea and a ‘hunter’ mentality for new business
  • Good overall IT skills and proficiency in Word, Excel, PPT

In summary, Prova ADs must keep running forward with the ball, this calls for drive, creativity and decisive action. Account directors must offer ‘a safe pair of hands’.

This role requires a can-do attitude, passion, purpose and results.

Applications to careers@provapr.co.uk


Account Manager

A Prova Account Manager is a key member of the team working on and managing a portfolio of clients. Your role is to drive forward all your accounts with strategic guidance provided by the account director or director. You should be able to diligently manage the day to day activity across your account portfolio, with limited involvement, as well as identifying proactive opportunities to achieve your clients’ objectives.

As a PR Account Manager you’ll be responsible for:

Amend and improve copy drafted by junior team members with the ability to provide constructive criticism
Build close relationships with clients
Be responsive and ensure clients emails are responded to quickly
Lead meetings and undertake all necessary preparation
Act as a consultant to clients, advising on potential opportunities and/or pitfalls of both PR and wider business opportunities
Have broad knowledge of the media relevant to client portfolio
Build relationships with journalists
Plan and drive the media relations campaign for clients
Delivery of events including all planning, preparation, attendance, media etc
Liaise with director regarding crisis communications, including statements, client briefings and journalist liaison.
Monitor media for stories of interest for client and potential response opportunities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Take the lead in ensuring evaluations are fully prepared and demonstrate the value delivered

Skills and experience necessary for this role:

Can develop and demonstrate writing skills in a range of styles and for different audiences
Be competent in all forms of written activity – emails, letters etc and understand the importance of style and tone
Able to correlate activity and time to budgets and manage accordingly
Able to support 1st stage pitches/proposals in terms of research, and begin to develop both word and PowerPoint formats
Able to progress alternative ideas – e.g. events, surveys, research, sponsorship etc – undertake the relevant organisation/delivery
Planning, project management, strategy delegation and people management skills should be or become honed

This role requires a can do attitude, passion, purpose and results.

Applications to careers@provapr.co.uk

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