Senior Account Executive – corporate PR

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
25K-30K
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
17 Nov 2016
Ref
GF886386
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A fast paced, boutique agency is seeking a passionate and experienced PR to join them as a Senior Account Executive. This agency’s focus is corporate communications for well-known brands and companies. Their work includes general corp comms, as well as crisis communications, thought leadership and creating engaging and innovative strategies for their top clientele.

This is a unique opportunity for a strategic, proactive and dynamic team player with experience in communications to further their experience within a close knit fast paced agency, and work on corporate accounts. This role will provide the chosen candidate with a great deal of exposure to top clients as well as senior level leaders, and the opportunity to manage client accounts.

As Senior Account Executive your responsibilities will include:

  • Being a key member of client teams, building positive client relationships and providing client counsel
  • Implementation of activity including media and stakeholder relations, monitoring client and competitor activity
  • Developing relationships with client relevant media, key bloggers and social media contacts
  • Drafting press releases and selling in across all media on and offline
  • Implementing client projects and campaigns
  • Supporting new business in the form of research, document preparation and being part of the pitch team

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be media savvy (corporate/trade), and already have built up contacts
  • Have good knowledge of the media, ability to consult, hold good client and media relationships
  • Have worked on blue chip clients in the corporate and consumer sector, but have a much stronger corporate/issues focus
  • Be commercially and financially aware
  • Be passionate about corporate communications
  • Be creative, enthusiastic and proactive
  • Have excellent communication skills – written and verbal

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident self-starter to join a fast paced, successful agency. If you have the relevant experience and would like to be considered, please send across a copy of your CV to gabriella@jflrecruit.com.