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Published: 13th February 2020
Location
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Salary
Up to £38,000

Description

Account Executive / Senior Account Executive / Account Manager – City of London

 

Our client, an established International Public Relations (PR) company, dealing with some of the world’s leading blue chip financial, technology, skills and education companies is looking to expand their team. Led by an ex-BBC Business journalist, the team focus on generating newsworthy content to secure top-quality media exposure for their clients. As they expand both internationally and, in the UK, they now need an exceptional performer to join the team who is looking to develop and quickly grow with them.

 

The primary role of the Account Executive / Account Manager is to deliver high quality outcomes for clients through establishing media relationships, creatively contributing to stories and successfully pitching them to the media against a defined plan.

 

Essential Requirements:
The successful candidate will have either a background in tech or finance PR or both and;
• Have established journalist contacts
• Have a track record of successfully pitching client stories to Tier 1 & 2 media
• Be self-motivated and enthusiastic with a flexible attitude
• Be organised with a good eye for detail
• Have the ability to prioritise tasks
• Be proactive
Responsibilities and Tasks include:
• Designing and delivering creative campaigns and client planning
• Writing coherent and factually accurate material
• Building trusted media relationships
• Pitching client stories to the media and creating opportunities for placement for both Tier 1 and Tier 2 coverage
• Supporting the business development team on new client pitches
• Fully managing the process of press release distribution
• Ensuring all allocated accounts are well organised and structured
• Actively reporting to and interacting with clients daily

 

Desirable Requirements:
• Degree qualified
• Involvement in new business development
• Understand and able to use digital and social media
• Foreign language capability

 

Hours: 40 hours per week (flexible to meet business needs)

 

This role would suit experienced: Account Executives, Senior Account Executives, Account Managers, and Senior Account Managers. Salary between £30 - £38k depending on experience.

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