Account Executive - Leading PR Agency

Recruiter
Corvus Recruitment Ltd
Location
Antrim
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
01 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PR Account Executive

Corvus is recruiting on behalf of our client, a PR powerhouse, specialising in Corporate and consumer PR, Content Creation, Event Management, Public Affairs, sales promotion, celebrity endorsement and Internal Comms.

If you are looking for a stable thriving business with a culture of promotion from within to grow your career in PR this could be the next step for you.

The main function of the role:

Pro-active, effective, creative and accountable management of varied client account portfolio; support and development of PR team; new business development.

Our client is a fast-paced, award-winning consultancy, with a reputation for excellence. There currently exists an opportunity for a high-level PR consultant with the capability, flair and passion to manage their varied and extensive consumer and B2B account portfolio, develop their team and support their ambitious growth plans.

Key Responsibilities:

Creating Copy – The ideal individual will have a passion for putting pen to paper, having a point to make and conveying it well. Whether it’s a news release, photo caption, advertorial or new business proposal the sought after individual will be enthused to write for all media platforms, old and new, for all audiences, consumer and corporate. The sought-after individual will have a clever and compelling way to create writing which is on message.

Being Creative – The appointed person will fit into a team who know the power of Ideas and have the confidence to bring their own to the table also. The team here know how to make a story work, sing, land and make an audience notice and care.

Using great knowledge of Media – Day to day the Account Exec will support in communications with journalists and gain, respect from them. The AE will have a handle on how to pitch a story and learn from the AM and AD’s in scoping an opportunity or managing issues. They’ll work to quickly understand who the media are and get the media to know them.

Being Social – Networking will be highly important to this individual, digitally and in person. You’ll work with the team to contribute come up with great ideas and initiatives, get traction and mobilise audiences and find out where, how and whom to place with them.

Seeing things through - Getting results for clients is paramount and top account managers do not hang about. The sought-after person will take ownership of their work and be accountable. They’ll start a project and be able to see it through, successfully in a timely fashion.

Being Smart – Commercial astuteness, keen budget management, achieving targets, driving business growth and supporting clients’ business and organisational objectives are the names of the game & the appointed AE will be on top of theirs.

Consulting – communicating daily, supporting with delivery for clients, acting as a third arm, intuitively providing solutions to their business.

Being a team player – The sought-after AE will thrive in a team environment, whether managing and supporting junior members, assisting and reposting to senior members and adding to the office by their presence.

The Person

Essential

Graduate calibre combining industry related/professional qualifications.

1-2 years experience in a similar role/level.

IT Literate in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Understanding what makes great PR.

Excellent Business Acumen.

Ability to embrace evolving communication platforms.

Remuneration

Base 18-21k

Clear Career Progression Opportunities

Package negotiable and reflective of experience

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