PR Account Executive

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
18 July 2017
Closes
16 August 2017
Ref
823537
Contact
Marianna Georgiou
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking to kick-start your career in PR? Do you have some PR internship experience but would like to find a permanent, good paying PR job which offers the room to progress?

This is an opportunity to join a leading PR Consultancy who have an outstanding track-record of delivering intelligent and creative campaigns. Driven by a partnership of business-minded people with proven skills, their clients span a number of sectors including financial services, renewable energy, agriculture, health & leisure and aerospace (to name a few).

The Role:
* Implement proactive and effective PR campaigns, alongside a Partner, to increase awareness of clients, their products, industry sectors and issues affecting them on a daily basis
* Attend client meetings and build professional relationships with new and existing clients
* Write press releases, articles and other documentation which meet often tight deadlines and the requirements of the PR brief - the candidate must have strong writing skills
* Maintain and develop business relationships with journalists, analysts and investors
* Continued reading and learning around the sectors in which clients operate as well as the general market
* Keep abreast of best practice and corporate reporting and communication trends
* Proof-read clients and co-workers'written work with 100% accuracy
* Work on annual reports (both print and online), website and other corporate communications projects
* Research and develop ideas in support of new business pitches

You will need:
* A proactive and can-do attitude and strong organisational skills
* Excellent communication skills both within the office and when representing the Consultancy
* Resilience & ambition, to be client services-focused with the ability to enhance existing client relationships and establish new ones
* Have experience of implementing social media strategies for corporate clients
* Some PR or Marketing experience and educated to degree level or equivalent

Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.