Account Executive, sports

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£22 - 25k plus benefits
Posted
05 May 2021
Closes
02 Jun 2021
Ref
10521
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Agency, PR Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

This is an amazing opportunity to join a unique PR agency.  Their focus is endurance sports, running and cycling and you can combine your passion with your career.

They’re a great team of people.  They’ve got experienced PRs on the team already, so you’ll be joining like-minded people.  You will be working alongside the CEO, handling PR and media relations for well known names and leading.  You will be managing clients and relevant media contacts and building those all-important working relationship.  You’ll be involved in new business pitches and presentations.

You will need PR experience or be working as a Junior Account Executive or may be a journalist looking to step over to PR, but you will have a pro-active, creative mindset and  a can do attitude. No two days are ever the same in the office and they need people who can keep up with the quick pace, tight deadlines and revel in the exciting opportunities that will come their way. Typical day-to- day duties could include the following:

  • Build and drive relationships with key media and influencers
  • Monitor and log media coverage for clients daily
  • Deliver analytics reports on PR and social media
  • Assist account team in developing and implementing the monthly account planning and activities.
  • Assist account team in generating creative ideas for client campaigns
  • Assist account team with drafting and pitching press releases, feature ideas and product placements by phone or email to relevant media (this will vary from client to client and cover special interest, consumer media, local, national and broadcast media)
  • Handle inbound email and phone requests from journalists
  • Assist account team with arranging interviews and editorial meetings with key journalists on behalf of  clients
  • Attend client events and industry conferences

They are an agile and results driven agency, so the ability to work across multiple fast-moving projects, managing client expectations and meet deadlines is essential.

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