PR Account Executive

Fresh Recruits
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: PR Account Executive
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: £19,000 - £21,000

Our client, an Award winning PR agency based in the South Coast of England, is currently expanding due to taking on new clients.

If you are based in Bournemouth or the surrounding areas and have a passion for public relations, customer service experience and are highly presentable, this could be the role for you….

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Researching, developing, writing, implementing PR strategies & proposals
  • Researching and writing creative, informative press releases
  • Researching correct target press and distributing relevant releases
  • Communicating information to relevant press, organising media briefings/meetings, attending media briefings/meetings
  • Following up press for confirmed & anticipated coverage
  • Collating and analysing media coverage
  • Understanding and managing social media platforms
  • Writing and editing articles, reports, websites, brochures, leaflets, flyers, and invites etc.
  • Working to times lines, following time line strategies
  • Managing clients, sending weekly reports, including what you are working on following week.
  • Writing, collating and presenting status reports and yearly reports
  • Attending, running and managing client events
  • Attending, participating and presenting in new business meet and greets, note taking
  • Identifying new business, contacting potential new business clients
  • Invoicing clients, keeping on top of client accounts and fees
  • Managing clients/budgets/timings/expectations
  • Managing and planning ahead to ensure work is covered during staff holidays
  • Working to KPI's to ensure team are on track

Candidate Specification:

At least 1-2 years' experience in PR is required (degree not essential)

The ideal candidate will have excellent PR skills, the ability to write press releases and work across numerous brands and campaigns in the health, lifestyle / consumer sector. You will also have the ability to deal with National Press like the daily mail.

Reference: 1504-1-7131

Please also attach a covering letter explaining why you are well suited to the role you are applying for.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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