Account Executive

Location
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary
£16000 - £19000 per annum + Bens
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
03 Apr 2019
Ref
CS/AE/1
Contact
Chloe Scott
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Executive
£16,000 - £19,000

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Account Executive to join a successful PR company based in the West Kent area. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a pro active and friendly team, be a valued member of staff and grow and develop within the Account Executive role.

As an account executive, you are ultimately responsible for conducting the majority of the day-to-day account execution and administration. This includes completing all support tasks as directed to execute the strategies and activities as detailed by your account managers/directors, and ensure your accounts are well organised and structured in terms of time.

The Account Executive role
*Identifying publicity opportunities as directed
*Raising the standard of account management to ensure that all communication with clients
*Ensuring press coverage is captured and delivered to clients in a timely fashion
*Participating actively in meetings, including assisting in the preparation for the meeting and in presenting elements as directed
*Participating in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches
*Contributing to new business brainstorms
*Liaising with clients at a junior level in a confident manner and build good working relationships
*Developing useful and relevant business contacts
*Developing ability to be able to brief all suppliers such as designers, photographers, and printers in a knowledgeable and precise manner
*Developing a full understanding of how the media works in the particular areas in which you operate, the opportunities available, starting to build relationships with journalists etc.
*Managing the end-to-end process of press release distribution and follow ups
*Helping to sell in items to media as directed, verbal and written
*Making verbal approaches confidently to all journalists - consumer, business-to-business and trade - to sell in ideas and discuss opportunities
*Assisting in the organisation of events; ranging from workshops, photo calls, press conferences, and training days etc. on behalf of clients
*Writing coherent and factually accurate press releases that require minimal amends from seniors and clients
*Reviewing and proofing written materials
*Producing internal copy for newsletters, internal briefings and notice boards
*Creating accurate written communications such as letters, emails, memos etc., both internally and externally to colleagues, clients, and journalists
*Undertaking media and administration desk research for new business pitches and current client programmes as required
*Handling all administration for accounts including filing, press cuttings etc. to ensure the smooth running of the business
*Assisting with content creation for social media channels

The ideal candidate
*An interest to work in PR/some PR experience
*Ability to influence through effective communication
*Good writing and proof reading skills
*Strong attention to detail and accuracy
*Ability to work flexibly and prioritise workload
*Team player with a positive attitude

If this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you please get in touch with myself, Chloe Scott at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information


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