Communications Assistant / Account Executive - Agency

Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Location
Central London, London
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Unique opportunity to join a leading Agency based in London as an Executive.

Client Details

Leading Agency based in central London.

Description

Job Purpose: To support the client team in preparation for client meetings, pitches and presentations through initial drafting, research and sector knowledge. The Executive role is a training role in preparation for becoming an Associate.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the media programme schedules for the client teams to ensure correct phasing of messaging
  • Complete the first draft of client documentation including presentations, Q&A etc. as required for the Associate and Consultant teams to build on

  • Create journalist biographies to enable clients to be thoroughly briefed and accurately advised by client teams

  • Research target clients, their market place and competitors and compile new business packs as required to support the development of new business

  • Complete in-depth research and prepare briefings for clients as requested by the client teams

  • Shadow the consultant during client meetings and calls to build an solid understanding of how the client / consultant relationship works

Profile

The successful candidate in London for this leading Agency will be/have:

  • Degree level educated
  • Agency experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High standard of written work

  • Comprehensive understanding of financial media

  • Experience of working successfully in a team environment

  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary (Ideally around £28,000/year) and good benefits package on offer to the successful candidate in London.