PR Senior Account Executive – Account Manager

 

Published: 24 March 2022

Reference: BCHS928
Location: Leeds/Home split
Salary: £24 - £30K

My client is an award-winning creative communications agency, who is looking for an enthusiastic PR senior account executive/account manager with a keen eye for detail to join our team in Leeds.

 

Working logistics – 3 days in the office and two from home (if people want to be in the office five days a week, that’s fine).

 

Candidates should have at least 18 months’ experience in social media –   a proven track record of landing paid campaigns as well as understanding organic social practices.

 

You should be a strong communicator with excellent writing skills and a supportive team player who can think laterally. They are looking for someone who’s brimming with enthusiasm and always up for a challenge. You should also be keen to learn and progress.

 

Above all, they are looking for someone who’s passionate and spirited, with lots of interests outside work, as they find that outside interests always help the agency build the best creative ideas for their clients.

 

The role

 

You’ll be working on creative integrated campaigns across a range of well-known brands including food, fashion, gardening and travel.

 

You should be proficient in:

  • pitching stories to the media
  • researching and commissioning influencers
  • helping to organise a wide range of events from media days to experiential events across the country
  • drafting copy for a range of purposes
  • reporting on all strands of activity

 

You’ll be relied upon to help deliver excellent campaigns, coverage, engagement, content and events and should be passionate about achieving great results for your clients.

 

This role will give you an opportunity to participate in content production projects, such as photo and video shoots, so an awareness of the digital space and a good dose of creative flair would be a bonus for this role.

 

This is a permanent, full-time role however they are open to discussing each candidate’s flexible working requirements. Please feel free to raise this during the recruitment process to discuss what this might look like for you.

 

Ideal candidate

 

  • A couple of years’ experience working in agency or in-house
  • Used to working on several projects at the same time
  • Results-driven; good at tracking performance of various streams of activity
  • Detail-focused, organised, great time management
  • Team player: personable, considerate and supportive to the wider team
  • Proven media relations experience
  • A creative interest in all relevant channels
  • Strong awareness of the influencer space
  • Experience of delivering experiential and media events
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