Freelance PR Account Manager at Five in a Boat

Five in a boat -

Freelancer / self-employed
£180-200 per day
Published on
24 March 2021
7 April 2021

We're looking for a Manchester-based PR Account Manager with several years’ experience in the transformative tech sector, who is excited about scaling Five in a Boat to the next level.

The Account Manager will work on a variety of accounts from the Five in a Boat portfolio, which includes everything from smaller start-ups to large corporations, based both locally and internationally, in gaming, esports, music tech, health tech, and fin tech, all working at the forefront of innovation in their respective industries. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years' PR experience and be a confident all-rounder. The AM’s daily role will include:

• Managing client relations.

• Traditional PR - pitching to press, organising interviews, and furthering established relationships with journalists in relevant media landscapes.

• Writing features, op-eds, press releases and strategic messaging documents when needed.

• Corporate social media activity and content creation for clients in the games industry.

• Marketing the agency itself through newsletters, blogs and pitches that will elevate the Five in a Boat brand.

The Account Manager will be highly diligent, independent, and able to thrive in a fast-paced working environment. They will have to be able to work from home to begin with, but eventually be happy to commute into Manchester and London to meet with the team and clients on a regular basis.

The candidate will also be sociable, interesting, and happy to fit into a small team of big personalities. Our culture is one of inclusion and respect, and we welcome applicants of all backgrounds who can help take our company from strength to strength.

We're looking for our Account Manager to start immediately so if you're interested, please submit a CV and cover letter to, or Jules Herd at as soon as you can.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

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