Senior Account Executive - Hospitality and Travel - Super PR Agency – London - to £30,000

Recruiter
Median
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
to £30,000 depending on experience
Posted
15 Oct 2018
Closes
15 Nov 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Account Executive - Hospitality and Travel - Super PR Agency – London - to £30,000 depending on experience 

With over two decades of industry experience my client understands how restaurants, bars and hotels work and, more importantly, how to make a success of them. They are proud to be the agency of choice for so many operators, guiding them through the initial stages of their business and partnering with them for the long term. It’s their effective approach that’s helped brands grow from a single restaurant to over 100 sites in the UK and overseas.

My client is now seeking a Senior Account Executive to join their busy team, supporting the account manager and account director and managing account executive/interns as appropriate to ensure all the accounts run smoothly.

-           To drive media coverage, either directly or through other members of the team, as appropriate.

-           To take direction on your accounts on a day-to-day basis, taking control of your workload and             ensuring deadlines are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Sell-in stories to all media across news, features, food, lifestyle, business etc. 
  • Proactively develop additional media angles, ensuring optimum coverage at all times.
  • Writing press releases, organise and oversee press reviews and bookings, photography and photo calls. 
  • Stay abreast of developments in the media, including social media - be aware of regular relevant features and columns that impact on your clients. 
  • Follow opening campaigns and calendars for clients.
  • Pro-actively meet new press contacts and identify new leads/opportunities for coverage.
  • Maintain professional, friendly, approachable relations with your clients.
  • Responsible for collating monthly/weekly status reports and activity updates.
  • Attend client meetings and events, create contact reports for meetings attended.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions.
  • Copywriting for newsletters and client literature.
  • Contribute to pitch documents and attend pitches where necessary.
  • Organise and attend media events and launches to support the AM/AD.
  • Mentoring junior colleagues.

Requirements:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Has strong writing skills and a creative approach
  • Has or can quickly make and establish good media contacts and can convert coverage
  • Ability to write accurate status and update reports, as required
  • Ability to build good relations with clients and team members, establish credibility quickly
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines.

In return for your talent and endeavour, my client offers a competitive salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience and an opportunity to further your career working on some amazing accounts.

Please forward your CV without delay and in complete confidence to jayne@medianrecruit.co.uk          

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