Account Executive

Andy File Associates
Sheffield, UK
04 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Andy File Associates are working on behalf of our client as a recruitment agency with regards this permanent position.

Account Executive - 35 hours a week (9-5) January 2020 Start

Reporting to - Account Manager/Account Director

Purpose of post

Due to significant growth and new account wins, our client is looking for an Account Executive to work with their dynamic team delivering creative campaigns across a range of clients.

Individual Skills
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a media or PR environment
  • Educated to degree level or with an NCTJ or CIPR equivalent qualification
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Can follow instructions competently and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Can work as part of a creative team
  • A great communicator
  • A self-starter, proactive, enthusiastic and shows initiative
  • Can prioritise and adapt to different client requirements and produce a consistently high standard of work
  • Possesses a mature and professional approach to dealing with colleagues, clients, suppliers and the media
  • Has a good understanding of how today's media works
  • Has an awareness of business issues and current affairs

Duties and Responsibilities

Account executives are a key part of each client account. The role is diverse and could include any of the following responsibilities:
  • Writing press releases, features and copy for a range of formats including newsletters, magazines and marketing materials
  • Producing copy for online platforms including websites, enewsletters and social media
  • Management of social media accounts
  • Research and information gathering
  • Developing effective media relationships
  • Work with client team to deliver successful campaigns
  • An understanding of target media requirements
  • Monitoring media to identify relevant opportunities
  • Producing media lists for press releases and managing distribution
  • Press release sell-ins and feature placement
  • Evaluating media coverage and producing client evaluation reports
  • Competition and advertising placement
  • Attending media events, client meetings and company events
  • Any other duties required to fulfill the role as requested

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