Account Executive

Location
London
Salary
£Competitive DOE
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Ref
TR887765
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you looking for your next PR challenge within a new strategic communications agency? A brand-new agency with an established board and an impressive client list is looking for someone to join the business from the start, get stuck in and really help it grow. They are looking for an Account Executive with an entrepreneurial streak to join the team and work mainly on legal and human rights accounts – so the work here is really interesting! If you have a proven interest and knowledge of international relations, global politics, current affairs and issues-based campaigns then get in touch!

As an Account Executive your responsibilities will include:

  • Interaction with clients and involvement in client meetings
  • Forming and maintaining strong relationships with the media, and proactively pitching stories to generate maximum coverage for your clients
  • Writing creative and engaging press releases
  • Regular engagement with traditional and social media to build relationships on behalf of clients
  • Assisting with the preparation and co-ordination of key client events including results days, meetings, brainstorm sessions, roadshows, conference calls

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience creating high-profile, forward-thinking campaigns across traditional and print media
  • An interest in and understanding of business, politics, UK markets, and the media
  • A passion and flair for social media engagement and digital communications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 1 year in an agency and know how to write a press release and sell into the media

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic junior candidate to be part of an exciting start-up. If this sounds of interest please send your CV to Tamsin@jflrecruit.com

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