Senior Account Executive - Corporate PR

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Highly competitive remuneration package!
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
10 Nov 2016
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Account Executive - Corporate PR

We are looking for an Senior Account Executive to join our Corporate team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious PR professional to take the next step up in their career!

To be considered for this role you will have prior experience in a corporate team at an agency, be able to demonstrate high levels of digital and social thinking for clients, a proven track record of effective execution and an appetite to help clients transform their corporate communications function. You will be highly organised, have a proactive attitude, with lots of initiative and have the ability to manage your workload effectively across a variety of client accounts. You must have a thorough understanding of digital/social marketing along with solid media relations experience. 

Duties will include:

  • Writing skills – being able to write well structured, persuasive copy. Be skilled in writing in a range of styles including news releases, case studies, status report, articles and proposals

  • Media liaison – develop a proactive approach to media contacts, across the Corporate sector Responsible for dealing with day to day press enquiries; maximising the opportunities

  • Strategic Counsel – provide the client with added value solutions, developing new ideas and digital solutions

  • Account profit management – taking an active role in the financial profitability of client business and identifying new business opportunities

  • Client management –  building and developing strong relationships with day to day client contacts

  • Media pitching – adopt a proactive style and confidently “sell in” material across a broad range of media

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven experience Corporate PR experience (agency experience preferred)

  • An accomplished writer with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

  • Passionate about storytelling and developing original and compelling content for clients

  • Crisis communications/issues management experience

  • Be knowledgeable across social media PR channels, with experience of facebook insights, Google analytics and other SM monitoring /listening tools

  • Have a keen interest in current affairs

  • Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field