PR Account Executive – Godalming

Location:Godalming
Salary:£20,000 - £24,000
Type:Permanent
Sector:PR & Marketing

Our client based in Godalming is looking for a PR Account Executive to support the account team and to provide a consistently good service for all clients.

Responsibilities

General administrative and client support to include the following:

  • Liaising with the client teams to continue to support and maintain the relationship with the client.
  • Developing copy for a range of mediums including press releases, case studies, feature articles, brochures and other collateral, media alerts, briefing notes, digital campaigns and social media.
  • Following direction from the Account Manager or Senior Account Executive, building media lists and distributing press releases.
  • Developing relationships with editors/journalists to secure opportunities for clients, sell in specific stories, invite to client events, arrange interviews or face to face meetings with clients and generally get to know them.
  • Constantly contributing new story ideas for each client.
  • Proactively pitching story ideas to the media on behalf of clients, both on the phone and via digital communications.
  • Managing and filing all cuttings daily, and in conjunction with the Senior Account Executive, compiling end of month cutting reports for clients.
  • Keeping each client’s traffic light report updated daily.
  • First line telephone answering, taking clear and accurate messages and fielding calls.
  • Keeping magazine files up-to-date.
  • Daily monitoring of industry and national news and back up for Dawn Chorus.
  • Collating and managing forward features and ensuring relevant opportunities are secured.
  • Filing media packs.
  • Preparing Boardroom for client or internal meetings for your team, welcome and provide hospitality for your team’s visitors
  • Assisting with administration for events where necessary, creating client media agendas and writing up meeting notes in a timely manner.
  • Negotiating sep charges and other commercial costs on behalf of clients.

Wider responsibilities:

  • Contributing to creativity / design ideas sessions.
  • Attending trade shows, client and agency events throughout the year, where appropriate.

Personal development:

  • Continue your professional development in consultation with your Manager; take an interest in the PR industry.
  • Participate in training programmes to improve your skill set and develop your potential.

 

Person Specification
Attributes Essential Desirable
Experience: 6 months to a year PR or relevant experience B2B PR experience

SEO

Social media

Education & Training: Proven desire to keep abreast of industry issues and changes Degree level

English

PR

Knowledge & Skills: Excellent proven communications skills – both written and verbal

Attention to detail

Interest in current affairs

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to manage own workload

Creative flair

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Presentation Skills

Qualities Positive, friendly, ambitious

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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