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PR Senior Account Executive

PR Senior Account Executive – Hook, Hampshire

Salary £25,000 - £29,000 plus benefits

We are currently working remotely, and we intend to remain that way until social distancing measures are withdrawn in the UK.  When we return to the office, we will take the best bits of remote working but also foster face to face collaboration, with the intention that you will be in the office for a minimum of 60% of your working week.

  • Do you have PR experience in an agency environment?
  • Do you have ambition, being commerciality focused and looking to make a big impact in a fast-growing market?
  • Are you an individual with the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships?

About our Client

Our client is an award-winning PR, content creation, digital and social media agency for B2B technology brands in the UK and around the world.  They are looking for a PR Senior Account Executive to join their team.

Job Description

You will build a strong foundation in B2B PR account management, media communication, digital, and content strategies, working alongside the AM/AD to glean an understanding about the requisite skills to be successful in PR and be a crucial member of the team, ensuring all campaigns are executed on time and on target. You will also work alongside colleagues in the content, digital and creative streams to gain understanding and knowledge of tasks relating to the streams.

What You’ll Bring:

There will be many parts to this role, including Account management, Content, Continuous Professional Development and Behavioural Competencies.

In addition, the successful applicant:

  • Builds, maintains and develops productive relationships with journalists, bloggers, influencers and analysts across broadcast, national, trade and vertical media channels
  • Utilises networks to create and maximise client coverage
  • Has full understanding of how the media works and the differences between trade, broadcast, national, international and social media
  • Is confident in making verbal approaches and pitches – as well as written/email – to journalists, freelancers, analysts and influencers of all levels
  • Confidently facilitates national, broadcast and top tier vertical media telephone and in-person media interviews and briefings with all clients
  • Runs forward feature programmes for all clients, identifies opportunities, liaises with client on suitable approaches and secures results
  • Is proactive in all media areas for clients, constantly looking for opportunities where additional media coverage could be achieved,
  • Executes a range of tactics including article placement, media briefings, round-tables, exhibition support or product demonstrations
  • Devises and manages effective industry analyst campaigns
  • Understands and follows the news agenda with the intention of positioning clients and their products/services within the wider news narrative
  • Possesses sound understanding of current affairs relevant to the industry and the wider news agenda
  • Deploys rapid response to breaking news on behalf of clients, reacting quickly to emerging stories in line with client profiles
  • Generates accurate and informative top-tier media briefing documents and materials
  • Acts a strong mentor and motivator to junior members within the team offering coaching, supervision and assessment alongside the account manager
  • Provides thoughtful, creative and relevant media initiatives and ideas to support the Media Practice Lead
Essential functions of this job role are described above. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required by the position. The job requirements and features may be subject to change from time to time due to business demands.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • PR experience in an agency environment
  • Ambition, being commerciality focused and looking to make a big impact in a fast-growing market
  • The ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, target driven environment and are results orientated
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail

The Successful Candidates

The successful candidate will build a strong foundation in B2B PR account management, media communication, digital, and content strategies, working alongside the AM/AD to glean an understanding about the requisite skills to be successful in PR and be a crucial member of the team, ensuring all campaigns are executed on time and on target.

What's on Offer
  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days paid leave each year, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • 4% company pension contributions
  • Flexible working
  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes and access to a variety of high-street discounts

When returning to the office, there will be:

  • A restocked fridge with soft drinks, plus a refilled coffee machine and weekly deliveries of fresh fruit and croissants

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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Bluetree offers a referral fee of £200 for candidates placed with our clients who successfully complete their probation period.
£200 referral reward
Got a question?
You can refer to job number VR/03046 when contacting us.
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Job Title:
PR Senior Account Executive
Location:
Hook, Hampshire
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
£25,000 - £29,000 plus benefits
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