Communications Assistant / Account Executive - Agency

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
13844242/001
Contact
Marcus Deeks
Experience Level
Assistant
Sectors
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unique opportunity to join a leading Agency based in London as an Executive.


Client Details

Leading Agency based in central London.


Description

Job Purpose: To support the client team in preparation for client meetings, pitches and presentations through initial drafting, research and sector knowledge. The Executive role is a training role in preparation for becoming an Associate.

Responsibilities:



* Manage the media programme schedules for the client teams to ensure correct phasing of messaging
* Complete the first draft of client documentation including presentations, Q&A etc. as required for the Associate and Consultant teams to build on

* Create journalist biographies to enable clients to be thoroughly briefed and accurately advised by client teams

* Research target clients, their market place and competitors and compile new business packs as required to support the development of new business

* Complete in-depth research and prepare briefings for clients as requested by the client teams

* Shadow the consultant during client meetings and calls to build an solid understanding of how the client / consultant relationship works


Profile

The successful candidate in London for this leading Agency will be/have:



* Degree level educated
* Agency experience
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* High standard of written work

* Comprehensive understanding of financial media

* Experience of working successfully in a team environment

* Strong planning and prioritisation skills


Job Offer

Competitive salary (Ideally around £28,000/year) and good benefits package on offer to the successful candidate in London.