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PR Account Executive

PR Account Executive - Guildford, Surrey & WFH

£18,000 - £20,000 DOE plus benefits

There is the option of hybrid work available for this role.  Ideally the successful candidate will spend four days a week working in the office and one day a week working from home.  The candidate will therefore need to be prepared and able to commute to the offices in Guildford.  Prospective employees also need to be aware that at certain times, when certain projects need to be worked on together, they may be required to work full time from the office and forego working from home on these occasions.

After a string of new client work and pitch wins this is a truly exciting opportunity to join a very successful consumer PR agency in central Guildford as an Account Executive.

Job Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Administrative / agency operations
  • Client services
  • Account management and strategic thinking and planning
  • Business development
  • People management

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess basic writing skills for key client documents using a range of appropriate styles - editorial and business copy: briefing materials, releases, features, content calendars, case studies, newsletters, web site copy, mini-proposals, bylined articles, etc
  • Be social media savvy across Instagram, Facebook and has knowledge around Tik Tok, Snapchat, LinkedIn and other social platforms
  • Have experience in SEO / PPC and other digital marketing which is a plus
  • Previous experience working with food and drink brands is also desirable
  • Demonstrate effective project planning (inc. event management)
  • Have media relations building skills - making and keeping contacts; handling journalist enquiries; creative pitching of stories; knowledge of the media landscape
  • Understand and have a good eye for social media (across platforms), generating content calendars and the ability to evaluate progress
  • Consistently work to high quality standards
  • Have strong proficiency in all Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (or other company-preferred applications)

What’s on Offer

  • 20 days holiday
  • Office closes between Christmas and New Year - so 3 additional days holiday given
  • Work place pension
  • New business Bonus incentive scheme
  • Training opportunities
  • Weekly yoga session (optional)

 

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Job Title:
PR Account Executive
Location:
Guildford, Surrey & WFH
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 DOE plus benefits
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