PR Account Executive

Dorset, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
PR Account Executive
Salary: £18,000 to £21,000
Location: Bournemouth
Contract: Permanent

Do you have experience working within the PR industry? Are you a real people person who would like to work alongside a variety of client's from helping launch exciting new Start-up's to maintaining huge established Global brands?

Maybe you are looking for your next new challenge or even wanting to relocate to our beautiful town?

If so, we at RISE are looking for a PR Account Executive to join a well-established local business based here in Bournemouth. Our client works with some big names and have an outstanding reputation, as well as previously breaking coverage records so this is a very exciting opportunity to become a part of their small team.

Key responsibilities:

Write press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces
Pitch press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online, to interest them in covering their clients' stories
Respond to phone calls and emails from journalists
Arrange interviews and editorial meetings with key journalists for clients' spokespeople - in person or over the phone - and facilitate these meetings where appropriate
Monitor media coverage and report results to the wider team and clients
Attend client events and industry conferences
Handle clients' social media accounts such as their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn page
Deliver analytics reports on social media, reporting on traffic, engagement and follower figures
Brainstorm fresh ideas for PR campaigns
About you:

Experience working in a PR agency, press office or a fast paced media environment is preferable
Strong Interpersonal Skills: PR is all about people, so you need to be approachable, friendly and be able to relate to people on different levels within the agency
Excellent time keeping: You will be working to tight deadlines as well as meetings the demands and pressures of your team and clients.
Superb copywriting skills.
If you would like to know more information about the position please submit an up to date CV, all applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Thanking you in advance for your application

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