Account Executive- Public Relations

Recruiter
Atlas Recruitment Group Limited
Location
Kent
Posted
09 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position; Account Executive

Location; Tunbridge Wells

Salary; £16,000-£19,000 DOE

Hours; 9-5.30pm Mon to Fri (flexible working - for example you could work 8 to 4.30 or 10 to 6.30)

Main Purpose;

You will ultimately be responsible for conducting the majority of the day-to-day account execution and administration. This includes completing all support tasks as directed to execute the strategies and activities as detailed by your account managers/directors, and ensure your accounts are well organised and structured in terms of time.

POSITION EXPECTATIONS

Client Delivery and Strategy;

1 Identifying publicity opportunities as directed

2 Raising the standard of account management to ensure that all communication with clients is of the highest quality

3 Ensuring press coverage is captured and delivered to clients in a timely fashion

4 Participating actively in meetings, including assisting in the preparation for the meeting and in presenting elements as directed

5 Participating in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches

6 Contributing to new business brainstorms

7 Liaising with clients at a junior level in a confident manner and build good working relationships

8 Developing useful and relevant business contacts

9 Developing ability to be able to brief all suppliers such as designers, photographers, and printers in a knowledgeable and precise manner

Media Planning and Execution;

1 Developing a full understanding of how the media works in the particular areas in which you operate, the opportunities available, starting to build relationships with journalists etc.

2 Managing the end-to-end process of press release distribution and follow ups

3 Helping to sell in items to media as directed, verbal and written

4 Proactively looking for opportunities, working alongside managers

5 Making verbal approaches confidently to all journalists – consumer, business-to-business and trade – to sell in ideas and discuss opportunities

6 Assisting in the organisation of events; ranging from workshops, photo calls, press conferences, and training days etc. on behalf of clients

7 Writing coherent and factually accurate press releases that require minimal amends from seniors and clients

Administration;

1 Reviewing and proofing written materials

2 Producing internal copy for newsletters, internal briefings and notice boards

3 Creating accurate written communications such as letters, emails, memos etc., both internally and externally to colleagues, clients, and journalists

4 Undertaking media and administration desk research for new business pitches and current client programmes as required

5 Handling all administration for accounts including filing, press cuttings etc. to ensure the smooth running of the business

6 Assisting with content creation for the companies social media channels

Experience;

* Some PR Experience

* Ability to influence through effective communication

* Good writing and proof reading skills

* Strong attention to detail and accuracy

* Ability to work flexibly and prioritise workload

* Team player with a positive attitude

If you are looking for a new rewarding career and you have similar experience please apply immediately and I will be in contact

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