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Senior PR Account Executive / PR Account Executive

Senior PR Account Executive / PR Account Executive Guildford, Surrey / WFH

Salary DOE plus excellent benefits

What You'll Do:

Due to exciting business wins, our client who are experts in business-to-business and consumer communications, are looking to recruit a Senior PR Account Executive / PR Account Executive to join their award-winning agency.

Job Description

The successful applicants’ main duties and key responsibilities:

Written Work

  • Writing press releases, articles, social media content and other materials.
  • Proofreading all written materials carefully before submitting them to senior colleagues.

Media Skills

  • Possessing an understanding of how the media works in areas relevant to the company and their clients.
  • Building relationships with journalists, with the support of senior colleagues.
  • Fully managing 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.
  • Demonstrating confidence and professionalism in journalist discussions.
  • Assisting in the organisation of media events, such as interviews, photo calls and press conferences.

Marketing Content

  • Devising, creating and implementing marketing content, as directed.
  • Developing an understanding of content marketing strategies and programmes.

Meetings

  • Participating actively in meetings with colleagues, clients, journalists and other parties.
  • Sharing responsibility for discussing/presenting information in client meetings and presentations.
  • Sharing responsibility for discussing/presenting information in new business presentations.
  • Helping prepare materials and information for meetings.

General

  • Liaising with clients in a confident and professional manner, establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Undertaking desk research for client programmes and new business pitches.
  • Possessing the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritise work appropriately.

Required Qualities:

  • The role requires a self-confident individual, at ease with liaising with client contacts and busy journalists.
  • You need to be highly organised with the ability to keep on top of multiple activities simultaneously.
  • You must be highly adaptable to change and short notice client requests, with the ability to remain calm and think clearly under time pressure.
  • You must enjoy a challenge and be ambitious to achieve outstanding results.
  • You must possess strong writing skills in all the types of work detailed above.
  • You must be team-oriented and enjoy delivering great results through collaboration.
  • You must possess excellent research skills and enjoy mastering sometimes complex topics.
  • In normal times, you must be able and eager to travel internationally on business.
  • You must want to be the best at what you do.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • Private medical insurance
  • Six-monthly career reviews
  • Monthly mentoring scheme
  • Monthly grant towards gym membership or other fitness activity
  • Monthly social activities
  • Summer and Christmas parties
  • Visiting office masseur
  • International business travel opportunities
  • Healthy (and unhealthy) office snacks
  • Decent coffee and herbal teas
  • Friday afternoon open bar
  • Investment in technology to help you succeed
  • Positive encouragement at every turn

 

 

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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Got a question?
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Job Title:
Senior PR Account Executive / PR Account Executive
Location:
Guildford, Surrey & WFH
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
Salary DOE plus benefits
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