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Assistant PR Account Executive – Guildford, Surrey
Our client is an exciting and successful PR agency located in Guildford, Surrey.
They are looking for a friendly, hard-working, driven candidate to join them as an Account Executive / Assistant Account Executive.
The clients you’ll work on will be a mix of Food, Drink and Consumer and you’ll be working with some great brands!
Assistant Account Executive
- Possesses basic understanding of public relations within wider marketing mix.
- Possesses basic media relations co-ordination and support skills including creating media lists; conducting media research; updating media database; tracking forward features.
- Begins to develop journalist relationships; gains familiarity with journalist specialisms/interests, editorial contacts, publication dates.
- Demonstrates online and offline research skills (primary, secondary); and relevance to client’s sector.
- Builds knowledge and understanding of industry publications, nationals, broadcast media.
- Demonstrates working to quality standards, pays attention to detail, with no careless errors.
- Demonstrates basic competency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook – or other company-preferred applications software) and Internet skills.
- Demonstrates sound communication skills.
- Provides effective administration support; completes assignments, meet deadlines.
- Demonstrates proficiency in using PR and media tools such as Gorkana.
- Demonstrates effective time management.
- Works effectively within a team, demonstrating co-ordination, communication, problem-solving, contribution.
- Demonstrates motivation and a ‘can-do’ attitude – applies energy and enthusiasm to ongoing workload and projects.
- Begins to understand company’s operations, procedures and business methods.
- Begins to build understanding of client business, industry sectors and issues.
- Organises editorial calendars, including sourcing and qualification of information. Maintaining in up to date condition.
- Liaises with suppliers, such as venues, photographers, printers and press cutting agencies.
- Prepares press materials and press packs with guidance from line manager.
- Contributes to budget and programme planning; suggests resources.
Account management and strategic thinking and planning
- Contributes to preparation and planning for projects
- Begins to develop an understanding of the pitch process; begins to participate in brainstorms and contributes ideas.
- Begins to develop knowledge of the full services of the company.
- Conducts research to support pitch activities.
Offices are located in Central Guildford, within easy reach of the train station.