Senior Account Executive

Recruiter
Flame PR
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Account Executive to join a dynamic, diverse, friendly, successful and growing team. This role would suit somebody who is enthusiastic, confident and enjoys building relationships within the media. This role will offer you responsibility, support and the opportunity to progress to Account Manager within a short period of time. We are an established International public relations company situated at the intersection between The City and Silicon Roundabout, dealing with some of the world’s leading blue chip financial, technology, skills and education companies. Led by an ex-BBC Business journalist, the team focus on generating newsworthy content to secure top-quality media exposure for clients. As we expand both internationally and in the UK we now need an exceptional performer to join the team who is looking to develop and quickly grow. The role: The primary role of the Senior Account Executive is to deliver high quality outcomes for clients through establishing media relationships, creatively contributing to stories and successfully pitching them to the media against a defined plan. Essential Requirements: The successful candidate will have either a background in tech or finance PR or both and; A minimum level of 2 years’ experience in a dynamic B2B agency Have established journalist contacts Have a track record of successfully pitching client stories to tier 1 & 2 media Be self-motivated and enthusiastic with a flexible attitude Be organised with a good eye for detail Have the ability to prioritise tasks Be proactive Responsibilities and Tasks include: Designing and delivering creative campaigns and client planning Writing coherent and factually accurate material Building trusted media relationships Pitching client stories to the media and creating opportunities for placement for both Tier 1 and Tier 2 coverage Supporting the business development team on new client pitches Fully managing the process of press release distribution Ensuring all allocated accounts are well organised and structured Actively reporting to and interacting with clients on a daily basis Desirable Requirements: Degree qualified Involvement in new business development Understand and able to use digital and social media Foreign language capability

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