PR Account Executive

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£22-25K
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
VP4885
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A dynamic and rapidly growing Tech & Lifestyle PR Agency are looking for an Account Executive to join their business division, to help raise the profile of Scandinavian and American technology and lifestyle businesses within the UK and other English-speaking regions. This a great opportunity, which will require you to travel to Scandinavia and the US.

Responsibilities:

  • Help plan and deliver media strategies for the clients
  • Raise the profile of clients key staff, including Founders & CEOs, within the business media
  • Be instrumental in the new business and pitching process,  and potentially attend client and new business meetings in UK, Scandinavia and the US
  • Researching and assisting in preparing/distributing press releases
  • Selling-in stories to the media
  • Helping to prepare weekly client updates

Essentials:

  • Have strong interpersonal skills, you will pride yourself on organisation, time management and forward planning abilities
  • Be proactive with creative ideas, and confident in contributing to strategy
  • Have excellent copy-writing skills
  • Have a keen interest in the interlinked nature of the news cycle, social media and business trends

Perks:

  • Opportunity to travel to Europe and the US
  • Internal training and mentorships
  • Monthly drinks and quarterly team events
  • Free breakfast everyday!
  • Cake and drinks on Fridays