PR Account Executive / Senior PR Account Executive.
We are working for a highly successful PR Agency who are looking to recruit a PR Account Executive / Senior Account Executive to join their growing team. You'll be able to demonstrate experience or interest in public relations, whether through current employment, a work placement or your studies. Reporting to an account manager, you'll be able to hit the ground running in media relations, press release writing, article writing and social media. You'll need to be a capable and precise writer, possess excellent research skills and enjoy mastering sometimes complex topics. You must enjoy the cut and thrust of media relations and be ambitious to achieve outstanding results.
Writing coherent and factually accurate press releases, articles, blog posts, emails, tweets and other materials that require minimal amendments by senior colleagues and clients. Proofreading all written materials carefully before submitting them to senior colleagues. Devising, creating and implementing marketing content, as directed. Developing an understanding of content marketing strategies and programmes. Building relationships with journalists, with the support of senior colleagues. Fully manage the process of press release distribution, to include list-building. Helping research and identify forward feature and other media opportunities for clients. Pitching stories to journalists. Handling incoming media enquiries. Assisting in the organisation of media events, such as interviews, photo calls and press conferences. Liaising with clients in a confident and professional manner, establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Undertake desk research for client programmes and new business pitches. Contribute to social media activities of the company and its clients.
You must possess a growing understanding of how the media works in areas relevant to the company and its clients and demonstrating ...