Senior Account Executive – corporate PR
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.