PR Account Exec / Senior Account Executive

£20,000 - £28,000pa

1933/13

Our client is an award winning company, looking for a PR Account Exec/Senior Public Relations Account executive to join their well established and growing PR team.

As the Senior PR Account Executive you will:

  • Managing your own client accounts and assist the Public Relations Account Manager with larger Accounts
  • Assist the PR Account Manager in developing client proposals and plans to aid in the development of each account.
  • Liaise with the client teams to support and maintain the relationship
  • Develop press releases, case studies, feature articles, creative copy for brochures and other collateral
  • Create media alerts, briefing notes, digital campaigns and social media activity etc.
  • Produce copy for websites, social media elements
  • Oversee the building of media lists and the distribution of press releases
  • Develop relationships with editors and journalists to secure opportunities for clients
  • Assisting with the planning of PR schedules and manage the delivery
  • Participating on, and occasionally leading, regular client calls.
  • Pitch story ideas to the media, both on the phone and via digital communications
  • Monitor magazines and clippings

As the Senior PR Account Executive you will:

  • Have a minimum of 1 year Public relations experience
  • Be educated to Degree level (English or Public Relations degree would be desirable but not essential)
  • A desire to develop and maintain an understanding of industry issues and changes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present
  • Have an interest in B2B marketing and current affairs
  • Have the ability to work under pressure on multiple accounts with strong attention to detail
  • SEO and Social Media experience would be desirable but not essential

Benefits for the PR Account Executive:

  • Training & development programme
  • Every other Friday off after probation
  • Quarterly staff events and Fruit bowl

 

To apply for this job email your details to kayley@highpointrec.co.uk

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