Grayling Communications
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Expires13 days

PR Account Executive

Job description

We’re looking for a driven and ambitious Account Executive who’s looking to kickstart their career in PR & communications. This is pivotal role within the agency where you’ll be responsible for delivering excellent day-to-day client work, playing a key support role within the team.

Key deliverables
  • You’ll play a crucial role in the delivery of PR campaigns for your clients including developing compelling press releases, landing media coverage, engaging with influencers, and delivering social media campaigns.
  • Media relations activities, including media monitoring, trends analysis, opportunity-spotting and media liaison
  • Build and manage media and forward feature lists and recommends appropriate opportunities to target
  • Conduct effective media sell-ins & identifies most advantageous opportunities for client coverage
  • Communicate accurately and keeps the team and client informed on progress in accordance with agreed processes, ensuring expectations are managed and any issues are escalated in a timely fashion
  • Organise client meetings, helping to prepare agendas and sharing follow up actions.
  • Deliver accurate written communications and can write a range of copy including: press releases, quotes, emails, status & contact reports, social media materials
  • Manage departmental administration and supports the team, ensuring internal processes are followed
  • Build and manage top-tier media relationships
  • Assist in the new business process including participating in brainstorm meetings, research and proposal preparation
  • Monitor the media landscape for new opportunities to sell in additional Grayling products and services to clients to enhance revenue and profitability
Our promises to you
  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A creative working environment (in a newly refurbished office space)
  • An incredibly positive and supportive work culture driven purely by our values (curious, committed and connected).
  • Regular team socials and early finish Fridays.
  • An abundance of personal development opportunities, with courses ranging from writing, resilience, creativity and more!
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing by one day every year up to 30 days.
  • New business and employee referral bonuses.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • PRCA membership
  • Health and wellbeing programmes
At Grayling, we recognise that to deliver the best work for our clients, we need a diverse range of perspectives and experiences. As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring best practice approaches to a diverse and inclusive recruitment process and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

What we are looking for

  • A strong desire to build a career in public relations
  • Excellent writing abilities
  • Digitally savvy
  • Curious – a desire to learn, improve, apply new knowledge and develop self
  • Personal drive and passion for the industry
  • Strong administrative and organisation skills
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to juggle multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly and recommend a practical response
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Workplace
Hybrid, or partially remote
Location
Southampton
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 25 August 2022

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Closing date:  25 August 2022

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