Senior PR Account Executive – Godalming

Location:Godalming
Salary:£24,000 - £28,000
Type:Permanent
Sector:PR & Marketing

Our client based in Godalming are looking for a Senior Account Executive to ensure the agreed PR Plans for each client are delivered in a timely and effective way within budget and time allocation.

Responsibilities

General client support to include the following:

  • Managing your own accounts as well as assisting the Account Manager in his/her various roles but with particular attention to the following for each account including (but not limited to):
    • Working with the AM to develop client proposals and plans ultimately leading to the expansion of each account o Liaising with the client teams to continue to support and maintain the relationship with the client
    • Developing press releases, case studies, feature articles, creative copy for brochures and other collateral, media alerts, briefing notes, digital campaigns and social media activity etc
    • Where appropriate producing copy for websites, social media elements such as blogs, linked in pages and groups, twitter feeds, face book pages, etc
    • Overseeing the building of media lists and the distribution of press releases on behalf of clients
    • Developing relationships with editors/journalists to secure opportunities for clients, sell in specific stories, invite to client or events, arrange interviews or face to face meetings with clients and generally get to know them
    • Liaising with the Project and Client Administration Manager to ensure the prompt and timely delivery of client PR Plans
  • Managing and ensuring the team delivers on monthly coverage targets for each client.
  • Assisting with the planning of PR schedules and managing the delivery for each client.
  • Participating on, and occasionally leading, regular client calls.
  • Constantly creating and 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.
  • Monitoring magazines and clippings received in house
  • Answering the telephone, taking clear and accurate messages and fielding all calls where appropriate
  • Negotiating sep charges

Wider responsibilities:

  • Contributing to creativity / design ideas sessions
  • Attending trade shows and client events throughout the year, where appropriate
  • Participating in the Dawn Chorus Service

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: One-year PR or relevant experience B2B PR experience

Experience of client pitch delivery

SEO

Social media

Education & Training: Degree level

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

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills

Interest in current affairs

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to manage own workload

Ability to work under pressure and ensure deadlines are met, including managing multiple PR programmes

Ability to develop creative PR ideas and approaches

In-depth knowledge of PR industry processes and practices

Ability to demonstrate an innovative and problem-solving approach to issues

Qualities Positive, proactive and driven

 

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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