PR Account Executive

My client are one of the largest communications agencies in the East of England, with a team of 40 creative people work across Norwich and London.

Due to new client wins, they are now seeking a PR Account Executive to join them, supporting the Account Manager/Director to implement PR disciplines and tactics across a group of allocated accounts.

You will need to handle pressure well, work to tight deadlines and meet client and agency expectations.
You will be an excellent writer and communicator with the ability to develop close professional relationships with clients. You will also have very good attention to detail and relish working in a thriving and creative integrated marketing agency environment. A key skill is the ability to handle the demands of different clients at the same time.

The Position
You will be confident in providing your clients with creative story angles, engaging with national, trade and regional journalists and bloggers, communicating with clients on media opportunities and developing your skills while working closely with other members of the account group team.
There will be support from the senior members of the team and lots of opportunities to progress. My client is dedicated to providing their clients with the best possible results and has a passion for supporting their goals.

Key responsibilities:
•Assisting with the implementation of PR projects and programmes from the initial brief to drafting and approving copy, managing media relations and campaign evaluation
•Building and maintaining strong media relationships that help deliver the agreed programmes for clients
•Develop an in-depth knowledge of the client’s business and the sectors they operate in
•Building and maintain strong client relationships
•Providing support to the client team and produce monthly reports and WIPs to ensure targets are being met and reported
•Writing releases, features, comment pieces and content for websites under the guidance of the Account Manager/s
•Developing a knowledge of photography and ability to brief photographers and other outside suppliers
-General understanding of social media and the ability to implement a social media strategy
-Ability to learn and then operate all agency production systems and tools
-Reporting opportunities and problems to other members of the team to ensure clients are retained and to deliver good value.

My client is looking for a candidate that has an unfailing positive attitude and can demonstrate high integrity at all times.
A love and enthusiasm for the written word together with a desire to generate positive coverage and messaging for clients is key.
A results-driven mind set is crucial along with enthusiasm, patience and strong organisation skills.
Remaining calm under pressure is important, being diligent, reliable, having a persuasive attitude and self-confident are all key traits a PR Account Executive must have.

The package on offer
•A competitive salary and the ability for the right candidate to progress within a growing and vibrant agency
•25 days holiday, all bank holidays and guaranteed time off at Christmas

The role would suit an experienced PR Exec with 1-2 yrs experience, although a graduate with excellent writing skills and experience would also be considered

Please send your CV to Emma Baylis asap or call Emma for more information on 01603 615511

Job Summary

Job Title PR Account Executive
Location Norfolk
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Last Updated 27/07/2018
Reference SF41447
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