Account Executive/Senior Account Executive

Location:Guildford, Surrey
Salary:£22000 - £28000 per annum
Type:Permanent
Sector:Media

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a talented ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE to join their friendly and hardworking team based in Guildford. With ample external training and on-the-job learning opportunities, this is a brilliant next step in your public relations and digital marketing career. Reporting to an Account Manager, you’ll be able to hit the ground running in media relations, press release and article writing, and social media

You’ll need excellent writing skills, good at researching and enjoy getting to grips with complex topics. Building relationships with media is a must and you will want to achieve outstanding results. Our client will also want to tap your creative instincts to help them create brilliant, original and award-winning marketing ideas. And when life gets a bit more back to normal, you will be attending in-person networking events in London, as well as going on occasional international business trips with colleagues.

Our client has a sought-after Covid-secure office close to Guildford train station and with parking. Once the work from home mandate has ended, the role will be based in Guildford three days a week (more if required) and the rest of the time from home, until further notice.

Responsibilities:

Written Work:

  • Writing press releases, articles, social media content and other materials requiring only minimal amendments by senior colleagues and
  • Proof-reading all written materials carefully before submitting them to senior

Media Skills:

  • Possessing an understanding of how the media works in areas relevant to the company and
  • Building relationships with journalists, with the support of senior
  • Fully managing the process of press release distribution, to include list-building.
  • Helping research and identify forward feature and other media opportunities for
  • Pitching stories to
  • Handling incoming media
  • Demonstrating confidence and professionalism in journalist
  • Assisting in the organisation of media events, such as interviews, photo calls and press

Marketing Content:

  • Devising, creating and implementing marketing content, as
  • Developing an understanding of content marketing strategies and

Meetings:

  • Participating actively in meetings with colleagues, clients, journalists and other
  • Sharing responsibility for discussing/presenting information in client meetings and
  • Sharing responsibility for discussing/presenting information in new business
  • Helping prepare materials and information for

General:

  • Liaising with clients in a confident and professional manner, establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Undertaking desk research for client programmes and new business
  • Possessing the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritise work
  • Contributing to social media activities of the company and its clients

Required:

  • The role requires a self-confident individual, at ease with liaising with client contacts and busy
  • You need to be highly organised with the ability to keep on top of multiple activities
  • You must be highly adaptable to change and short notice client requests, with the ability to remain calm and think clearly under time
  • You must enjoy a challenge and be ambitious to achieve outstanding
  • You must possess strong writing skills in all the types of work detailed
  • You must be team-oriented and enjoy delivering great results through
  • You must possess excellent research skills and enjoy mastering sometimes complex
  • In normal times, you must be able and eager to travel internationally on
  • You must want to be the best at what you

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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