Account Executive/Senior Account Executive - Trade/Consumer (Food PR)

£21000 - £23000 per annum
08 Nov 2013
06 Dec 2013
Eddie Everard
Full Time
Contract Type
The Company
This is a lovely, down-to-earth PR agency with a cracking team. The agency has a mix of consumer and trade accounts across food, drink and lifestyle. This agency is undergoing considerable year on year growth and has big plans for the future. It has a phenomenal success rate in new biz pitches and is now looking for an Account Executive or Senior Account Executive to work on a range of food, exhibition and foodservice clients. The role will have a trade PR dominance but there is the chance to work on several consumer accounts too and one of the accounts has a big social media brief to it. This is chance to develop your experience with international media and also in crisis comms and CSR.

The Role
- Assisting on a range of trade accounts across food/drink, exhibitions, food service, food manufacturing clients and a two food accounts (consumer)
- Working closely with a senior account manager to execute PR campaigns
- Assisting with the creation and execution of traditional and social media campaigns
- Pitching in news stories to key trade and consumer media
- Organising and planning events, exhibitions
- Assisting with crisis comms, CSR
- Writing press releases, trade feature copy and social media content
- Assisting with research for new biz pitches

The Candidate
- Will already be operating at Account Executive level in a PR agency or be a Senior Account Executive looking to gain experience in the above mentioned sectors
- Must have trade experience
- Excellent UK contacts
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Excellent client handling skills
- UK experience and knowledge of the UK media landscape is essential

This role is expected to be filled fast. If this sounds of interest, get in touch and we can discuss if it is the right opportunity for you - email or call 0207 359 8244.