PR Account Executive

Recruiter
Network Marketing
Location
Manchester
Salary
£18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of the country's top PR agencies based in the north west. This is an opportunity for someone who has just started off their PR career to work on national client. Preferably someone who has studied in PR or has some experience within a PR agency

Job Description:


• Liaise regularly with clients and the media, often via telephone and email
• Build strong relationships and networks with colleagues, clients and the media
• Monitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients
• Work as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement the PR activity
• Prepare regular client reports and attend client meetings
• Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media
• Promote news stories and features to the media, known as 'selling in'
• Collate, analyse and evaluate media coverage
• Manage events, including press conferences and promotional events


What We're Looking For:

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in journalism and will have some experience within an agency.

• interpersonal skills, good presentation skills and confidence
• excellent written communication skills
• flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope well under pressure
• good teamwork and negotiation skills
• the ability to think strategically and good analytical skills
• business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs
• excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work on more than one project at a time
• creativity and imagination
• initiative.



To Apply:

If you think this role would suit you, please apply via the link below, or call Andrew Royston on 0161 804 0160 for a confidential discussion about the position.

We respond to all CVs so you will hear back from us within the next couple of days.

About Us:

Network Marketing specialises in Marketing, Digital and Creative recruitment across the UK with offices in Leeds, London and Manchester.

Network Marketing is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.