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Consumer Technology Lead

About us

The PHA Group is a leading, independent public relations, social media, and digital marketing agency with offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, and Wokingham. Founded in 2005 by former newspaper editor Phil Hall, PHA boasts an impressive client roster spanning the consumer, corporate, and reputation spaces. Our passionate, ambitious, and entrepreneurial employees and exceptional company culture make PHA a fantastic place to work, and we’re hiring!

About the role

We are currently looking for a Consumer PR Lead to join our fast-growing Technology department, specifically with skills, knowledge, contacts and a genuine passion for tech. The Technology division is further developing its capabilities in consumer tech given the rapid growth of areas including health tech, sustainability, Web3, gaming, IoT, metaverse/AR/VR, AI and more which we want to break into.

We are seeking someone who has a track record in consumer tech generally (with these additional sectors being a bonus), backed by strong account management skills, to lead on accounts, work with our talented ambitious team, and drive the growth and development of our Consumer Tech division under your leadership.


About you

  • Knowledge of and keen interest in the latest trends and growth areas in consumer tech
  • Some understanding of health tech, sustainability, Web3, gaming, IoT, metaverse/AR/VR, AI and more – these exact sectors not essential, but a bonus
  • Experience and success creating and leading impactful PR strategies for consumer technology businesses and/or brands
  • Copywriting experience for consumer tech industries, able to understand different sectors quickly
  • Established relationships with national and consumer technology media
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Business nous, and able to identify commercial opportunities

What you will be doing

  • Driving the growth and development of our Consumer Tech division, working closely with Head of Technology (we also have a Fintech/B2B division within the Tech dept), and build out your own personal business plan as part of this
  • Lead new business efforts and continually identify areas for the expansion of our Consumer Tech offering
  • Overseeing Consumer Tech portfolio of clients:
    • Ownership of relationships with clients, discussing issues outside of the day to day account management and sourcing broader opportunities through their networks
    • Lead client management, administration of accounts, growth of accounts and upselling new opportunities
  • Develop and maintain strong personal pipeline for the Consumer Tech division
  • Execute effective campaigns that bring in leads, working closely with the Sales & Marketing team
  • Source and attend networking opportunities to develop new business contacts
  • Work closely with the Head of Technology to lead and motivate the team to maintain our excellent team culture
  • Develop your broader role across PHA where you can share knowledge, and represent PHA through our own agency PR efforts
  • Mentoring junior team members

Benefits – click here for full brochure

  • Making Memories: £500 annual birthday bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, wedding present, new baby gift, length of service awards, enhanced holiday allowance
  • Rewards: £500 wow bonuses, £500 talent recognition awards, auto-enrolment pension scheme, and monthly new business, campaign, and kudos awards
  • Wellness: £1,000 healthcare cash scheme, 4pm finish on Fridays, annual wellness day and voucher, weekly wellness hour, flexible working charter, annual mobile phone scheme
  • Training & Development: PHAcademy, regular appraisals, promotion plans, industry membership, secondment opportunities, New York exchange scheme
  • Charity & CSR: volunteering opportunities, annual development day, regular fundraising initiatives
  • Open Conversations: annual diversity and inclusion report, drop-in sessions, webinars, seminars
  • Office, Environment & Sustainability: company commitment, annual initiatives, PHAseOut
  • Sport & Social: summer and Christmas parties, team treats, seasonal competitions, quarterly drinks, new starter breakfasts, sport events, afternoon brews
  • If you are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals, not settling for the easy and forgettable, but challenging them to do better and be different in an environment that fosters openness, honesty, and diversity – we want to hear from you! In return, we will give you the opportunity to develop your unique talents so that they shine through your work, a role in which your voice is heard, and a variety of benefits, incentives, and rewards.

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Please send your CV to rubyK@thephagroup.com or apply via LinkedIn or our website.

As an equal opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from candidates belonging to groups that are underrepresented in the communications and digital marketing industries. Please let us know if you require us to make any adjustments to support your application and/or recruitment process. To find out more about our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment enable everyone to reach their full potential whilst feeling valued and respected through our Open Conversation initiative, please click this link to our website

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