Consumer PR Account Executive

 

Published: 13 November 2017

Reference: BCHS887
Location: Manchester
Salary: £17 - £21K

Exciting opportunity to join highly regarded Manchester agency and work on big consumer PR brands! This successful Manchester based integrated agency is looking to for a driven, ambitious, creative, self-starting Consumer PR Account Executive.

 

Candidates must have a consumer food and drink, retail FMCG PR agency background … They are looking for a candidate that can demonstrate the following:

 

  • A natural ability to pick up the phone and speak to clients and journalists alike in a confident and professional manner
  • Someone with an eye for a great news story that come up with other ideas that would work well for our clients
  • An excellent timekeeper with an ability to juggle multiple tasks but still meet strict deadlines
  • A self-starter that is driven to meet with national journalists and develop excellent relationships for clients.
  • Displays a hand-on approach to work, co-operating with peers and senior members of the team to get the best results for clients
  • Someone who can identify excellent opportunities that will add value to clients and is not afraid to pitch ideas to others
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills is a must
  • Somebody who understands various media platforms and how to get the most out of each channel (e.g. social media, broadcast, print)
  • Uses initiative to get tasks done and works independently, but also knows when to ask for help
  • Efficient timekeeper, managing upwards to keep the whole team on course
  • Must have a proactive attitude rather than being purely reactive with good attention to detail
  • Somebody who is willing to get out into the marketplace, network and develop valuable contacts
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