PR Junior Account Executive - Graduate

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£20 - 22k
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Ref
50919
Marketing Disciplines
B2B, Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Assistant / Graduate
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Are you looking for that first permanent role in PR?  Want to be a PR Assistant? Then we would be really interested in talking to you!  We need one person to start as soon as possible.  

Our client is a content agency based in a buzzy district of NW1.  They have an opportunity for a stellar Junior Account Executive to join their team .  The agency is fast paced.  The client base is diverse and interesting with a mix of corporate and consumer.  You will be given excellent training and a supportive and empowering team around you.

You will already have about 6 months work experience or a couple of internships in PR  with some media relations experience.  You should have strong academics with  excellent writing skills.  You will need to be confident, capable and be prepared to turn your hand to whatever is needed to support the team.

As a Junior Account Executive you will:

  • Demonstrate strong media relations skills to sell in agreed storylines and spokespeople to UK and global media; and build an established network of media contacts
  • Liaise with journalists, producers and editors to secure a high standard of media coverage
  • Show a clear understanding of what makes a good news story across the different media platforms: online, print, broadcast and social
  • Research and suggest possible news angles and draft press and broadcast releases
  • Maintain first class administration on all client accounts; ensuring all relevant client folders are kept in correct working order; preparation of internal / external status reports and contact sheets; ensuring coverage reports are kept up to date
  • Establish a good day to day working relationship with clients and - supported by your line manager - liaise with them on projects
  • Have an awareness of clients’ business activity and attend client meetings as required
  • Work with your line manager on new business opportunities within existing accounts and help prepare creative proposals
  • Achieve required objectives and KPIs for each project within agreed costs and timeframes whilst ensuring correct standards for all work is met satisfactorily
  • Support the account manager to ensure campaigns are kept up to date on the Digital News Agency

In return you will receive a starting salary of between £20 and £22k.  But more than that you will gain a career.  This is an agency that prides itself on growing it’s team from within.

An real interest in broadcast and fluent Spanish would be the icing on the cake for our client.

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