PR Account Executive - Bilingual

18500.00 - 18500.00 GBP Annual + GBP18500/annum
16 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
My client is an established, successful PR agency who offers a fun, team environment in which to develop and enhance your PR / Communications career.
This a great opportunity for a graduate with a fluent second language to join this vibrant, growing team as a PR Account Executive. Or perhaps you speak English as a second language and are a native speaker in German, Dutch, Swedish or Chinese?
You will be privvy to enviable training, a host of extra benefits and incredible opportunities. These include a Surface Pro 4 tablet, flexitime, a grant to spend on non-work-related training of your choice and a personalised benefits package that allows you to get the things you really want as a reward for excellence. You can even get travel vouchers to spend on that exciting trip you've been planning.
Typical activities include working across a range of B2B clients:
* Liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media, via telephone and email
* Relationship building and networking with clients and the media
* Monitoring the media for rapid response opportunities for clients and clippings
* Preparing regular client reports and attending client and journalist meetings
* Researching, writing and distributing press releases, opinion articles, case studies, letters, white papers and so on to targeted media
* Promoting news stories and features to the media
* Collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage
* Attending and promoting client events to the media
* Assisting with the production of client publications, such as e-mail newsletters, Blogs and in-house magazines
* Undertaking research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients
* Placing and devising colour separations, competitions and advertorials for clients
* Assisting with the promotion of the agency, via blogging, PR, e-mail marketing and SEO
* Providing SEO, social media and online marketing services for clients
Essential skills include:
* The ability to write compelling copy
* The ability to grasp technical arguments quickly
* The ability to form rapport with clients and journalists, face to face, over the phone and online, using your language skills to speak to journalists outside the UK
* Strong time management and communication with the ability to excel in a fast faced and pressurised environment
Starting salary is GBP18500pa, rising to GBP23,000pa after completion of probation and set objectives