PR Account Executive

Job Title: PR Account Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Up to £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 1029399_1566567591
Contact Name: Kathryn Pendrous
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019 14:39

Job Description

PR Account Executive



Have you got experience working in PR or at an agency and are looking for your next career step?

This successful integrated marketing and PR agency have a global reach with offices in Austin, Seattle, Singapore and London. With big blue chip clients such as Microsoft, Dell and Oracle they have built a impressive reputation as being the go-to agency for creating amazing experiences on behalf of their clients through a unique mix of marketing, consulting and PR. They are now looking for a PR Account Executive to join the successful PR team to proactively secure media coverage for clients as well as build and maintain the relationships with them. In return you will benefit from a collaborative and nurturing work environment with impressive career progression and training as well as regular teambuilding and company social events.

The Role:

  • Proactively secure media coverage for clients by conducting research and coming up with new and innovative ideas for news-agenda setting stories
  • Check-in with clients daily both over the phone and via email to provide sound consultation and ensure requirements and expectations are met by providing them regular updates
  • Prepare reports and draft press materials to help with your clients' PR initiatives
  • Work regularly with key media and build relationships with top-tier journalists to make the most out of any PR opportunities
  • Work closely with the accounts teams to develop feature ideas and news angles

The Candidate:

  • Having a passion for media relations and technology, couple with a strong writing ability will enable you to excel in this PR role within an agency whose clients are largely made up of blue chip technology companies
  • Experience in delivering exceptional media coverage for clients and a sound understanding of national and business media will allow you to hit the ground running when securing media coverage
  • The ability to come up with captivating story ideas that achieve cut through in the clients' target media and to spot media opportunities from concept to coverage will ensure you make the most of all PR opportunities
  • Good client-handling skills such as having the ability to consult, deliver regular updates and evaluate success will ensure you are building and maintaining effective relationships with clients and enhancing the reach of the agency's impressive reputation
  • An interest in and appreciation of the wider marketing and communications landscape and an appetite to bring in new ideas to your clients will permit you to excel in the role of PR Account Executive

If this exciting opportunity to work as a PR Account Executive at this successful marketing and PR agency sounds like it could be your next career step, click 'Apply Now'!