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Senior Account Executive - technology PR agency - Central London

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Recruiter
The Works
Posted
08 October 2012
Closes
22 October 2012
Ref
3808/1
Contact
Renee Wo
Location
London
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
up to £26k + benefits

Further information

Technology PR is not all the same!  This highly original specialist technology PR consultancy has carved out a fantastic niche handling a range of genuinely interesting clients.  More often than not you’ll be working with ‘challenger brands’ on a story that journalists will want to hear about and dealing with a real decision maker at director or CEO level

The Company

This b2b and b2c PR consultancy has an impressive set of clients driving the technology space in fast growth areas including mobile and financial services. They pride themselves on their open and visionary approach and look for technology PR executives with inquisitive minds and a driven ethos.  This is a very well-run business where consultants happily progress their careers whilst clients return for more.  You will be joining a highly motivated team who obviously love what they are doing and where they are working. 

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Senior Account Executive role in technology PR:

  • Using your creativity and strong writing skills to create excellent drafts for releases and media pitches
  • Keeping an ongoing dialogue with online or offline media contacts , proactively pitching great stories and generating coverage
  • Being aware of what’s going on with what analysts are reporting on to make sure your clients are involved where they should be
  • Attending industry events on behalf of your clients, including a global conference held abroad each year
  • Being a highly effective day to day contact for your clients, being responsive to their needs and gaining their trust

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Senior Account Executive role in technology PR:

  • PR agency or in-house PR experience is essential  - either with a b2b technology or corporate focus but definitely with a good knowledge of the industry and genuine passion for the subject matter
  • Relevant industry and media contacts (telecoms area would be ideal)
  • Experience of client service delivery
  • Strong ability to identify a good story and track record of achieving media coverage
  • Proficient social media skills

To be considered for this Senior Account Executive role please click to apply

The Works

The Works is a world class search and selection consultancy for the PR and corporate communications industry. We stand out from the crowd because we listen and take care to understand both our candidates’ careers and our clients and their requirements.