PR Account Executive

A Macclesfield based PR firm are looking to recruit either a PR Account Executive or Senior PR Executive to join the team. You will be a bright, enthusiastic, confident self-starter who is keen to start a career or further their career in B2B public relations, content development and digital communications.

The PR Account Executive could be a graduate with a relevant work placement or some entry level commercial PR experience or a Senior PR Account Executive may have more commercial PR experience and be someone ready to move up.

The daily activities include:

  • client and media liaison
  • monitor the media for client opportunities
  • work as part of an account team to implement PR programmes
  • research, write and pitch press releases to targeted media
  • collate, analyse and evaluate media coverage
  • help to develop and implement creative campaigns that cross PR, content and digital media
  • undertake research for new business proposals
  • help organise company events and socials

As a result, the PR Account Executive will need:

  • Pick up the phone without fear and remain professional
  • Deliver a good command of the English language and grammar – a passion for writing would be a big bonus!
  • Be confident when sharing ideas and observations with the team, with the media and with clients
  • Know their way around digital media – from Twitter to LinkedIn and everything in between
  • Be a self-starter – you’re the master of your own destiny
  • Understand the basics of what is a good story – and how to craft it
  • Be interested in your environment – from the technology you use at home and work to the way you interact with others around you

The salary range is £15-24k depending on experience + bonus + benefits