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Technology PR 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 Technology PR Lead to join our fast-growing Technology department, specifically with skills, knowledge, contacts and a genuine passion for B2C and/or B2B tech. The Technology division has a track record working with successful fast-growth tech companies in sectors including SaaS, enterprise, AdTech/MarTech, fintech, retail, education, property, health tech, sustainability, gaming, and metaverse/AR/VR/AI.

We are seeking someone who has proven experience in B2B or B2C technology (with any of these additional sectors being a bonus), backed by strong account management skills, to lead on accounts, work with our talented ambitious team, mentor junior team members, and help further drive the growth and development of our Tech team under your leadership.

About you

  • Knowledge of and keen interest in the latest trends and growth areas in tech
  • Experience and success creating and leading impactful PR strategies for tech businesses
  • Copywriting experience for tech industries, and an ability to understand different sectors quickly
  • Established relationships with tech media and a range of vertical/industry press
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Business nous, and an ability to identify commercial opportunities

What you will be doing

  • Helping to drive the growth and development of our Tech division, working closely with Head of Technology (we also have a Fintech 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 technology offering
  • Overseeing a portfolio of tech 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 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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