Junior PR Account Executive

Posted 5 April by The Clever Consultancy Ltd

Well established PR agency in Godalming, Surrey is looking for a candidate with at least 1 year's PR experience to join them as a Junior Account Executive.

General administrative and client support to include the following:

  • First line telephone answering, taking clear and accurate messages and fielding all calls where appropriate
  • Keeping magazine files up-to-date. Monitoring industry news
  • Keep each client’s traffic light report updated daily
  • Using Gorkana, collate and manage forward features and provide information to Senior Account Executives.
  • File media packs.
  • Following direction from the Account Manager or Senior Account Executive, build media lists and distribute press releases
  • Negotiating sep charges
  • Where appropriate produce copy for press releases, creative copy for brochures and other collateral, media alerts, briefing notes, websites, social media elements such as blogs, linked in pages and groups, twitter feeds, face book pages, etc
  • Develop relationships with editors/journalists to secure opportunities for clients, sell in specific stories
  • Manage and file all cuttings daily and in conjunction with the Senior Account Executive, compile end of month cutting reports for clients
  • Prepare Boardroom for client or internal meetings for your team, welcome and provide hospitality for your team’s visitors
  • Assisting with administration for events where necessary

Wider responsibilities:

  • Contributing to creativity / design ideas sessions
  • Attending trade shows, client and agency events throughout the year, where appropriate

Personal development:

  • Continue your professional development in consultation with your Manager; take an interest in the PR industry
  • Participate in training programmes to improve your skill set and develop your potential

Requirements:

  • Work experience within a PR or digital agency
  • SEO and Social Media experience would be beneficial
  • Degree Educated
  • Excellent communications skills - both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail


  • Interest in current affairs
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Required skills

  • Brochures
  • Press Releases
  • Public Relations
  • Trade Shows
  • Gorkana

Application question

Do you have at least 1 year's experience in PR?

Reference: 34831850

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