As we continue to win new business and grow, we are looking for an Account Executive to join our vibrant team. If you are an enthusiastic team player, with excellent writing skills and an interest in the travel, tourism and business events sectors, we would love to hear from you.

Job description: Account Executive

LocationHome-based with regular in-person all agency and team catch-ups

Reporting to:  Account Manager / Account Director

Role
  • Support the Account Manager, Account Director and other colleagues in the successful running of client public relations accounts across the agency
  • Liaise with clients on a regular basis and attend meetings as required
  • Develop meaningful relationships with a range of key media representing the sector including journalists, bloggers, social media commentators and broadcasters
  • Write and distribute press releases, new stories, blogs and thought leadership content to targeted media
  • Write and edit client in-house magazines, case studies, articles, award entries, comment pieces and blogs
  • Support AM and AD in the creation of video and audio content to support client news
  • Support AM and AD with content creation for and management of clients’ social media accounts
  • Assist in the organisation of events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press visits
  • Respond to relevant media enquiries
  • Research and monitor all relevant forward features
  • Use Gorkana to collate targeted media lists
  • Co-ordinate all media subscriptions to ensure all are renewed in advance
  • Monitor, collate and analyse media coverage
  • Assist with written client monthly reports, to include statistical analysis and coverage
  • Support the company in new business pitches as required
  • Attend industry networking events as required
  • Actively support the company with the organic growth of existing client accounts
  • Support the company with its efforts on social media to promote the company’s profile
  • Undertake any other related or special tasks applicable to the post as required by the company Directors

Key skills and experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent writing skills (spelling and grammar), with an eye for detail
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • Organised, team player, self-starter, ambitious and committed
  • Social media savvy
  • Keen reader of news and current affairs
  • Strong desire for achieving results
  • Prior experience working within a PR agency or in-house preferred, but not essential
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, social media management tools, Canva and similar

To apply for the role, email us your CV at enquiries@daviestanner.com