Junior Account Executive / Summer Internship Broadcast PR Agency

Relations Group Ltd
From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + bonuses & fast track progression
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a creative, outgoing and determined individual who is looking to take their first step on the PR career ladder, with the opportunity for fast track progression. One of our fast-paced and ambitious teams has an opening for a junior member to drive the organisation forward from the ground up.

As a Junior Account Executive, you will need to pay constant attention to the news agenda and use this knowledge to generate ideas for new campaigns and innovative brands to work with. Your primary responsibility will be generating leads for senior members of staff, bringing in new and repeat business. An outgoing personality and resilient nature is a must for this role, you have to be able to take a “no” on the chin and keep a diligent work ethic throughout. Candidates with a fear of the phone need not apply as this is a role where you will be in constant dialogue with decision makers for major UK brands up and down the country on a day to day basis.

A strong candidate can expect a varied role in the team booking and attend meetings up and down the country with the world’s leading brands across the Business and Finance sector (and occasionally healthcare and tourism). You will be solely responsible for generating leads and contacts across these sectors over the phone and via email.

·You will be expected to offer reactive (using online resources and newspapers) and proactive ideas (using future events and platforms) to identify the strongest campaigns to senior members of the team.

·Research companies within your sector, locating key brands and their decision makers

·Acting as the first point of contact when reaching out to new clients, booking meetings for senior members of the team.

·After a successful probationary period, there will be the opportunity for incentives, bonuses and fast track career progression.

·You will be judged on your ability to generate quality potential for new campaigns.

If you are a recent graduate, please bear in mind that we get hundreds of applications from graduates. To give yourself the best chance please make sure your cover letter is exceptional and STANDS OUT (creative video or audio applications increase your chances).

About us

We are Radio, TV and Online PR specialists and one of the UK’s most innovative PR agencies. Through our sister company IMN we provide content for radio, TV and online media outlets.

Location: Elstree & Borehamwood. London Zone 6. The so called British Hollywood. Home to BBC studios, Elstree Studios and the Big Brother House, it’s just 15 minutes from Kings Cross.

Salary: £18k - £22k (plus team incentives and bonuses) dependent on experience. Internships are for 8-12 weeks and are also paid. 

Start Date: A.S.A.P

Hours: 8:30am - 5:30 pm Monday to Thursday with 5pm early finish on Friday's

Please visit the Relations Group or Radio Relations website to see more about us and what we do!

If you are interested in applying for the role above then please specify in your cover letter why you are a suitable candidate and ensure that you enclose an original or creative cover letter. We always receive hundreds of applications for any role and we were particularly impressed with the video cover letters we received on our last recruitment drive. Be creative and let your personality come through your application. Good luck!!!