Account Executive

Location
England,London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
08 Oct 2018
Ref
13951694/001
Contact
Sarah Smith
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Analyst
Sectors
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The selected candidate will join a lively team of PR professionals and work on a range of clients in the financial services sector.


Client Details

A full-service communications and market research agency.


Description

You will be:



* Organising meetings and client calls, being actively prepared to participate in meetings.

* Writing and circulating client meeting and internal meeting agendas before meetings take place

* Contributing to client briefings and documents

* Presenting elements to clients in meetings as directed

* Monitoring media and/or social media

* Coming up with story ideas for clients

* Reading the news and flagging any relevant stories extremely regularly

* Participating in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches

* Identifying publicity opportunities as directed

* Writing coherent and factually accurate press releases that require minimal amends from seniors and clients

* Producing internal copy for newsletters, internal briefings and notice boards

* Competent in all written communications, such as letters, emails, memo's both internally to colleagues and externally to clients and journalists

* A growing understanding of how the media works in the particular areas in which you are operating - the opportunities available, starting to build relationships with journalists etc.


Profile

Skills required



The ideal candidate will have:

* 1-2 years' experience in a PR agency environment*.

* Exceptional writing ability.

* Interest in business, economics and financial services.

* Experience of media and social media monitoring.

* Experience in dealing with the media.

* An ability to learn about a broad range of topics quickly.

*any reference to years' experience is a guide only - candidates with less or more experience who fit the criteria will still be considered.


Job Offer

Competitive

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