Graduate PR Account Executive - PR Agency - Paid Internship - London

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Location
London
Salary
15600.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a B2B PR and content agency, is unique in the PR sector because it is owned by new business consultancy Ingenuity, meaning PR results feed directly into the sales pipeline, which clients expect but rarely find in PR agencies. Clients include a range of advertising, marketing and digital agencies creating work for brands.

The business essentially does two things:

  1. Media relations with a focus on vertical sectors to reach specific audiences
  2. Content creation and distribution: from blogs and white papers, to video and social campaigns

This is a 3month paid internship, offering up to £18,500 pro rata. Followed by a permanent position. 

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Content creation - copywriting in a range of print media and online formats
  • Account co-ordination - being highly organised to ensure client reporting documents remain accurate and up to date
  • Creative brainstorming as part of the team
  • Relationship management - getting to know clients
  • PR/Media relations - liaising with journalists to place coverage
  • Research - assisting the team in finding industry knowledge to underpin content

Day-to-day activities will include:

Content Creation 

  • Copywriting in a range of print media and online formats
  • Drafting blogs, white papers, reports, opinion articles, feature comments, news releases to a brief, maintaining high-quality copy across all formats
  • Suggesting channels content can be distributed through, and angles for content pieces

Account co-ordination

  • Being highly organised to ensure client reporting documents remain accurate and up to date
  • Ensuring accurate and timely completion of reports for clients – always focusing on demonstrating value
  • Ensuring your team meets deadlines.
  • Ensuring that all work is checked, proofed and delivered to the client error-free and to their standards.
  • Escalating any complaints/issues of quality to senior team members when appropriate.

Creative brainstorming as part of the team

  • Nurturing a creative approach to PR tactics and opportunities in order to increase coverage and generate client satisfaction.

Relationship management - getting to know clients

  • Owning and maintaining strong relationships with key client contacts.
  • Ensuring that social opportunities are encouraged between client and team for
  • relationship building.
  • Sourcing information, events, third parties/partners to add value and thought to client meetings.
  • Ensuring strong media relationships are established and maintained.

PR/Media relations - liaising with journalists to place coverage

  • Support on management of day-to-day PR delivery for clients in order to achieve desired quantity of results.
  • Complete ownership of specific projects and activities where allocated.
  • Active pitching to the media and other parties.
  • Calling and facilitating brainstorms to add creativity to your clients’ PR plans or to the delivery of stories to the media.

Research

  • Assisting the team in finding industry knowledge to underpin content
  • Assisting with desk research e.g. stats, industry reports, that feed into the content

What are your key candidate requirements for the role?

  • Our client is looking for someone who can provide effective and efficient support on content and PR services, working with a busy team to deliver quality work and results for clients, through effective planning and co-ordination of client accounts.
  • Must be a great communicator, not afraid to ask questions or challenge more senior team members, but work across delegated tasks individually or as part of a team, always hitting or beating deadlines while maintaining standards.

What are the perks of working for your company?

  • Young vibrant team, sharing an office and close links to Ingenuity; great career progression possible – initial objectives set immediately and constantly reviewed. Initial salary review on passing 4-month probation.
  • 5pm Friday finish with drinks at 4.30pm. Busy social life, including 2x Ingenuity days out annually.
  • Contributory pension scheme begins October 2016. New business and recruitment bonus available.
  • Located in Fitzrovia, a buzzing part of the West End at the heart of the media land.