PR Account Executive - Beaconsfield

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Profile 29
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job; PR Account Executive - Beaconsfield

This 45-strong PR Agency creates multi-award winning campaigns for some of the UK's best loved FMCG brands. They are looking for an Account Executive to join their Beaconsfield-based team. Their ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with an excellent telephone manner, competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ideally be able to use Photoshop.

Key duties - Client Relations;

  • Handle and act quickly and efficiently to enquiries from clients of all levels,
  • Handle various client meetings by shaping agenda and by issuing minutes with clear action points,
  • Play a leading part in preparation of quarterly reviews and PR planning days,
  • Ensure all clients plans are kept up to date to reflect changes in clients marketing plans,
  • Recommend on optimum communications tool to convey success of individual PR campaigns,

Key duties - Media Relations;

  • Draft press releases, gain approval and organise distribution to key journalists,
  • Prepare information for features and issue to relevant journalists with correct photography,
  • Ensure feature schedule and information is constantly updated.
  • Actively recommend opportunities for client participation in more "lateral" features,
  • Lobby journalists to consider different feature types or to extend definition of feature to be able to include clients’ brands,
  • Organise photography to accompany releases and gain client approval,
  • Help to arrange telephone interviews / one-on-one briefings where appropriate between client and journalists. Prepare Q’s and A’s document where relevant,
  • Draft copy for advertorials and manage interface with specified title,
  • Handle booking and copy writing for reader giveaways,
  • When required, draft a proposal for a full-scale press briefing including breakdown of budgets,
  • Co-ordinate logistics of organising a press briefing e.g. sourcing and booking venue, liaising with journalists re: invites, arranging product photography & samples, shaping presentations and pulling together press packs,
  • Regularly meet with representatives from various media channels to ensure industry knowledge is as up to speed as possible and to discuss potential opportunities for clients,

Key duties - General;

  • Where relevant, ensure any direct reports are well nurtured and developed to help increase their experience and confidence and create ways in which they can showcase their abilities,
  • Contribute to creative ideas for a response to a pitch,
  • Complete PO’s as required and feed them through to Account Manager in a neat and timely fashion,
  • Start to complete invoices for projects and track actual spend versus agreed budget,

Other Stuff;

  • £’s; fully D.O.E up to approx. £26k + benefits,
  • Location; Beaconsfield
  • How to get to them; they are not walking distance to their local train station so all of their team drive to their fab open plan offices (complete with parking and garden!).
  • Interested? Please send CV (preferably as a Word doc as opposed to PDF),
  • Not for you but you know someone suitable? -Profile 29 can pay a referral fee,
  • Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK (indefinitely & without sponsorship),

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