PR and Social Media Account Executive

  • Location
    London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Financial Services, Insurance, Professional services
  • Salary
    GBP20000 - GBP30000 per annum
  • Expiry Date
    2023-01-03

PR & SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

£20,000-£30,000 Per Annum

BASED CITY, LONDON (HYBRID WORKING)

My Client who are one of London’s leading Financial and Corporate consultancies and provides strategic advice to a wide range of financial services groups. Based in the heart of the City of London are looking for an PR & Social Media Account Executive to join their growing team.

Reporting to the Account Director, you will be working with a varied set of clients across the FinTech, Insurance, Legal and broader corporate and commercial areas, as well as playing a key role in executing my clients own communications strategy.

You will help support to bring clients’ stories to life in an engaging and creative way, researching ideas and identifying media targets and drafting press releases, features, newsletters and social media content

In addition to your client facing role, you will also assist with the website management, content creation and social media activities for my clients own channels.

The role is based in London with 2-3 days office days per week.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a current diary of upcoming UK economic and business events, and distribute that to the PR team so that the team can see which opportunities for their clients are coming up
  • Undertaking public relations work as required and at direction of the account management teams, including:
  • Drafting press releases and articles
  • Distributing press releases to journalists
  • Liaising with clients and journalists, as approved by account handlers, including attending client and journalist meetings and social events
  • Helping to draft plans for clients
  • Contributing ideas and suggestions as to how to best generate coverage for our clients as required
  • Researching and monitoring of sector issues to develop opportunities for client media commentary
  • Assisting with the layout of pitch documents and other client presentations as required and to set deadlines
  • Assisting with social media and digital marketing – including content generation
  • Conducting research for pitches and marketing campaigns as required and at the direction of the PR account handlers
  • Organising and setting up the agenda for meetings, contributing as required
  • Organising the quarterly client account meetings for the account managers
  • Deputising for other administrative staff during their absences and take responsibility as required for efficient office management at these times

Experience required

  • An interest in current affairs, the world of business, media and a genuine interest in communications
  • A passion for research and ideas as well as being a speedy, creative writer and editor
  • An ability to communicate ideas and concepts in an engaging, clear, concise way
  • Digital and social media experience, or an interest in developing skills in this area – including video and SEO activities
  • Support with integrated communications campaigns which will require working with colleagues and clients across a range of sectors
  • Assistance with tracking and analysing reporting and results
  • Excellent communication skills especially on the telephone and be responsible for efficiently transferring calls and delivering messages to team members
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other general computer skills
  • With an eye for detail but able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines

What to do next

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please click apply o alternatively contact me on 0207 415 2840 or email samaustin@cartermurray.com

Do you know someone who could be suitable? Earn up to £400 in referral vouchers by referring them to us if we place them.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Apply now



Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 15 MB.