PR Account Executive

Location
Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£23-27k plus benefits
Posted
21 Oct 2020
Closes
03 Nov 2020
Ref
21020
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Are you a proactive self-starting PR professional with curiosity at your core, and an eye for a story? If so, this could be the role for you.

We are looking for an Account Executive looking for the next step in their comms career. Someone wanting to join a leading, multi-award winning communications agency, working within the automotive space. This particular role focuses on supporting the account management team on a number of key agency accounts and you will be a key part in helping manage innovative activations, projects, creative content creation, earned media storytelling, media relations, and much more! If you want to be a part of a forward thinking business and team, and push your boundaries as a comms specialist, this is the job for you!

Job Description

  • Provide daily communication and support for clients to build successful working relationships
  • Play a pivotal role supporting all Projects and client activations delivery; from brief, taking part in the creative process, presenting and delivering the idea across appropriate comms channels – ensuring outputs/outcomes are appropriately aligned to client needs & objectives
  • Support the Account Manager in developing the accounts
  • Owning the client relationship, providing input, keeping them apprised of time lines and managing expectations
  • Copywriting – Identifying newsworthy stories, press release writing and proof reading
  •  Media and social influencer relations (automotive, tech, lifestyle, finance)
  •  Engaging in concept generation and brainstorming, and presenting creative concepts in a compelling manner
  • Budget management skills

The Successful Applicant

  • Agency experience preferred
  • Experience with automotive and/or tech brands preferred
  • Interest in cars would be beneficial
  • A confident copywriter, with a passion for finding and writing newsworthy stories
  • Ideally experience in creating data driven new stories
  • Good understanding of traditional and digital PR and/or marketing
  • Client services experience
  • Able to quickly build relationships
  • Driven and curious individual comfortable working in a fast-paced environment