SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – (PR / MARKETING AGENCY)

Employer
Guru Careers
Location
London, EC3
Salary
£25 – 30k DOE + Benefits
Closing date
2 Nov 2020
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Senior Account Executive (PR / Marketing Agency) - London, EC3

An ambitious Senior Account Executive, who has PR experience, is needed to join a fast-growing, niche PR and marketing communications agency who specialise in healthcare / health tech. This is a unique opportunity to progress your Account Management career working with leading clients who are shaping smart healthcare delivery for the future and addressing health needs globally. 

Due to Covid-19, the role will entail working from home until our client re-enters their boutique office space in the city of London at some point in the new year.

Founded in 2001, this agency offers research, insight, strategy, marketing communications, PR, design, and digital services to high profile clients including IT vendors, digital health companies and public and private healthcare providers. With a fun, hardworking and supportive environment they are now seeking a Senior Account Executive to join the team.

The successful Senior Account Executive will be instrumental in the design and delivery of client campaigns.  Day-to-day you can expect to work across all communication channels; PR, social media and events, taking ownership of specific client projects. Whether you are  developing PR strategies, networking and building relationships with clients, co-ordinating campaigns, producing compelling copy, exploring routes to market or developing a deep understanding of client objectives, it will be your passion for healthcare / health tech that helps deliver excellent results for clients. 

In more detail the Senior Account Executive will:

  • Support Account Directors and Account Managers in the execution of agreed client campaigns / deliverables; 
  • Produce weekly and monthly campaign / project status reports for clients and liaising with clients regarding project and campaign updates;
  • Write content ranging from press releases and case studies to blogs and social media posts (Twitter, LinkedIn etc.); 
  • Help to run pro-active, issues-based PR campaigns including reading traditional and social / digital media daily, completing daily coverage and news roundups, pitching stories to the media, tracking feature opportunities and arranging media interviews; 
  • Help to develop and implement a range of communication campaigns / projects including social media, marketing collateral, websites, events, databases, direct mail and video; 
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the healthcare / health tech and media landscapes.

We would also love to hear from talented Account Managers who have experience in PR, Healthcare / Health Tech. 

To qualify...  You should be a Senior Account Executive / Junior Account Manager / SAE / AE / PR Executive / PR & Marketing Executive or similar, with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Agency experience in PR and experience of dealing with the media;
  • A passion for, and some experience, of working in the healthcare and / or health tech (or closely-related) sectors; 
  • Strong knowledge of traditional and digital media landscapes; 
  • Experience of helping to deliver thoughtful, inspiring and creative integrated PR and communications campaigns;
  • Evidence of having built effective relationships with journalists with the drive and skills to build your contact list further;
  • You are able to build good working relationships and work collaboratively – you're a real team player;
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing across a wide range of formats; 
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects; an eye for detail and an ability to prioritise; 
  • The desire and ambition to learn and improve your PR knowledge;
  • Resilience; able to overcome challenges;
  • Experience in healthcare / health tech would be preferable, but not necessary, just as important is your willingness to develop a passion and understanding of these markets.

Accelerated career progression to Account Manager is available for exceptional ability and potential.

Joining a talented and enthusiastic team, this is a unique opportunity for an Senior Account Executive to be part of an exciting PR & Marketing Communications agency full of energy and ideas. In return expect fantastic career progression, a fast moving, but supportive working environment, gym membership, private health and the chance to make a difference. 

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