Senior Account Executive

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £28,000
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
06 Nov 2016
Ref
LBM19402
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has emerged for an enthusiastic and passionate individual. My client, an established communications agency specialising in consumer, digital and travel PR, are looking to hire an experienced Account Executive or Senior Account Executive to join their team. You will be responsible for delivering exceptional results and client partnerships through creativity, insight and strategic impact.  The right candidate with have excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally and will have experience within either leisure of travel sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively demonstrate fresh-thinking and added value to the client delivering organic business growth
  • Liaising and pitching ideas and news angles on a regular basis to media and bloggers
  • Research for digital ideas, strategies and campaigns
  • Participate in New Business pitches, taking  a key role in presentations
  • Trusted advisor to clients, taking an interest in clients’ business objectives and sector knowledge
  • Undertake media and administration desk research for new business pitches and current client programmes as required or directed

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum one years’ client facing experience, including attendance at meetings and day-to-day contact
  • Proven IT proficiency (word, excel, powerpoint)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently when required
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Passion for social media
  • Ability to turn your hand to both consumer and trade PR

In the first instance please send your CV in word format via email to Lucy McCulley at eccvs@vmagroup.com quoting reference LBM19402.

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