Account Executive - Public Relations

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First Recruitment Services Limited
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Account Executive - PR

Location: Tunbridge Wells

Salary: £16,000 - £19,000 pa

Role: Permanent

We have a great opportunity for an Account Executive with a background in PR to join a rapidly expanding, prestigious company in the Tunbridge Wells area. Supporting the Account manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day account execution, and the associated administrative tasks. We are looking for a creative team player to join our client’s ambitious team. Covering a wide imaginative range of areas your duties will include:

  • Managing the end-to-end process of press release distribution and follow ups
  • Working alongside the managers - Proactively looking for opportunities,
  • Assisting in the organisation of events; ranging from workshops, photo calls, press conferences, and training days etc. on behalf of clients
  • Raising the standard of account management to ensure that all communication with clients - and all outgoing communication from the company is of the highest quality
  • Writing coherent and factually accurate press releases that require minimal amends from seniors and clients
  • Liaising with clients in a confident manner to build good working relationships
  • Participating actively in meetings, including assisting in the preparation for the meeting and in presenting elements as directed
  • Participating in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches
  • Handling all administration for accounts including filing, press cuttings etc. to ensure the smooth running of the business
  • To keep informed of relevant industry developments, which includes reading blogs, papers, and publications, and attending relevant industry events

Key qualities:

  • An interest to work in PR/some PR experience
  • Ability to influence through effective communication
  • Good writing and proof reading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work flexibly and prioritise workload
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Be able to travel when required to meet new and existing clients

If you are interested in this vacancy then please contact the Permanent team at First Recruitment Services Maidstone

First Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency for these assignments.