PR Account executives

Recruiter
HighPoint
Location
Farnham, Surrey
Salary
£21000 - £28000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to the growth of our clients business we are currently looking for both a PR Account Executive and Senior Account Executive:

As an account executive you will work closely with the Junior Account Executive to bolster their understanding of the core elements of PR, influencer relations and social media as well as work closely with the teams’ copywriter to learn the fundamentals of copywriting for PR.

As the Senior Account Exec, you will have at least two years’ PR agency experience with proven success in media relation and engagement. Support of the team’s Account Executive you will have total ownership for the completion of media and influencer targets, delivering results for clients through focussing efforts on trade, business, national and broadcast media.

Responsibilities involve but are not limited to:
• Building and maintaining media and influencer lists
• Tracking publications and individuals
• Identifying opportunities and pitching ideas
• Taking ownership of the media, influencer engagement and social media programmes
• Ensuring all audiences are reached through relevant channels
• Distribution and placement of press releases

Minimum requirements:
• Minimum 1+ year PR experience (B2B agency) with a focus on media relations and copywriting.
• Working knowledge of Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook essential
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Active understanding of traditional PR delivery and social media methods desirable
• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Confidence to deal with individuals at all levels.

Our client is a dynamic and growing organisation! With an excellent reputation for developing their employees by instigating PDP and operating fast track schemes for top performers, our client is a leading agency within their industry