Account Executive
Basingstoke

Account Executive

Ref: 595| Posted: 12th Jun 2018

This vacancy is now closed

Are you looking to kickstart your career in PR? Got a background or interest in technology? We may have the position for you!

This is a full time, permanent position working 9-5.30 Monday to Friday however, flexibility is required. 

Account Executive - salary DOE.

Our client has excellent media relationships, particularly with publications and other high profile media.  Candidates need to be comfortable speaking on the telephone with media publications, creating a rapport between themselves and the publications and building relationships with media executives.   Experience of tech media relations and a great contact book would definitely be advantageous.

KEY REQUIREMENTS ARE:

  • Ability to write interesting copy - experience in and enthusiasm towards writing
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – great verbal and written communications
  • Motivated: ability to work hard, identify opportunities and take the initiative
  • Challenging: prepared to challenge the status quo and create new ideas
  • Interest and understanding of technology – both B2B and B2C.

DAILY TASKS WILL INCLUDE (PR)

  • Writing copy including press releases, blogs, website copy, email newsletters and long form thought leadership articles
  • Identifying great angles for media stories and pitching these to a variety of technology and national publications
  • Monitoring press for relevant and interesting stories for clients
  • Executing service level agreements for clients
  • Telephoning the media to pitch stories and generate media profile for clients
  • Attending new business pitches and researching interesting companies to pitch to.

To apply for the position of Account Executive please send your CV to office@first2recruit.co.uk or call on 01722 440 168

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