Senior Account Executive

A1 People
Guildford, Surrey
28 September 2019
27 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Account Executive

Location: Guildford

Salary: 23-25k

Ref: 11658-4229

Our client is a specialist PR and Marketing agency based in Surrey. They are a tight-knit, busy office and the work is varied and interesting. They require additional support from someone who ideally has a couple of years' experience already in PR. Someone who is comfortable with multi-tasking, managing busy workloads and pipelines and jumping from one job to another.

The Role
  • Writing pitches, blogs, press releases and other content
  • Sourcing and preparation of press lists and distribution of press releases
  • Pitching stories and following up on press releases/ feature ideas
  • Managing, monitoring, creating, posting organic and paid-for content across multiple social media channels
  • Ensuring incoming journalist queries are responded to in a timely manner and leading coordinated response
  • Client liaison to ensure delivery of work accurately and on time from all parties
  • Ensuring contact reports remain up to date
  • Attending meetings, site visits and ensuring notes are taken/images taken
  • Regular communication with client sales teams/partners to ensure information on record remains up to date
  • Assisting in event organisation including supplier liaison
  • Reading and monitoring all incoming publications and online outlets
  • Ensuring media correspondence records are up to date
  • Ensuring AE/OM regularly updating the forward features schedule through contact with publications and incoming updates
  • Ensuring AE/OM regularly updating news hooks, key events and dates calendar
  • Proactively considering and sharing creative ideas, trends and stories that could inform campaigns
  • Preparing and posting social media content
Skills Required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good writing skills with a strong grasp of English grammar and vocabulary
  • Confidence in 'thinking outside the box' and knowing when to do so
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills and ability to manage a busy workload
  • A positive, enthusiastic and 'can do' attitude
  • An abundance of common sense
  • Highly articulate
Please make sure that your full address and details are included in your application for this role.

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