New AE Role at Purpose Driven Comms Agency

Account Executive

Ref: 908Friday 29 April 2022

£21,000 - £25,000 + Benefits

Exceptional Account Executive required for global comms agency that delivers campaigns which are purpose driven and all about positive change!
Salary: competitive and flexible DOE – can be discussed with the candidate if keen!
Our client believe that making positive change for people and the planet is something that every organisation and brand can, and should, be doing
The Team
Our client is a PR and communications agency delivering positive change.
They have have a 20 year proven track record in creating campaigns that change attitudes and actions in positive, lasting way including creating compelling content for Government that prompted people to report modern slavery.
The Role
They are looking for a talented, media-savvy, highly-organised Account Executive to join their PR team, delivering standout, award-winning campaigns which earn attention for a diverse mix of clients.
They want to hear from candidates who have consumer brand PR experience, with well-rounded communications skills and exceptional organisational and research abilities. Candidates should have a desire to learn and improve, be a dab hand at managing deadlines and be able to turn their hand to whatever is needed to support the team and contribute to the success of client campaigns.
Responsibilities, skills and attributes
  • Media relations – the successful candidate will be a key player in landing killer coverage across all media types. Via excellent relationships with journalists and producers, tenacity and an opportunistic approach, they will confidently seek out and engage media and influencers to sell in stories and secure impactful coverage.
  • Campaign delivery - Organised and proactive, they will be a competent multi-tasker with ability to prioritise and manage time effectively. With a keen eye for detail, creative flair and experience using simple communications tactics they will support your teams to deliver industry-leading positive change campaigns.
  • Project management – They will take ownership of account organisation and admin to ensure campaigns run smoothly. On the front foot when it comes to monitoring media coverage and reporting results to the wider team and clients, they will play a crucial role in showcasing our best-in class campaigns to clients – and beyond
  • Writing and research – They will help develop word-perfect written materials including press releases and client updates, and take charge of research that helps inform client campaigns and new business efforts.
The successful candidate:
  • Will be organised and proactive
  • Can multi-task, with ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Will have strong writing skills
  • Will be able to communicate confidently - internally and externally
  • Will be passionate about delivering standout creative campaigns
  • Will be able to identify and hunt down new journalists or media opportunities
  • Will be able to confidently engage media and influencers and sell in stories and campaigns
  • Will have a keen interest in the media and are naturally curious about getting under the skin of new topics
  • Will be on the front foot when it comes to monitoring media coverage or reporting results to the wider team and clients
  • Will have a desire to keep learning and improving
They offer fantastic range of benefits!
If you feel you have the suitable experience and skill to complete these roles, please submit your CV for consideration.
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