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Account Executive

Are you a motivated creative with exceptional writing skills looking for a full-time permanent opportunity within a fantastic PR team? We are looking for a confident and motivated professional to provide first class support and content creation day to day for this agency's campaigns.

Description

Are you a motivated creative with exceptional writing skills looking for a full-time permanent opportunity within a fantastic PR team? We are looking for a confident and motivated professional to provide first class support and content creation day to day for this agency’s campaigns.

Account Executive Responsibilities

The Account Executive works alongside the account teams to execute the PR programmes for each client. This involves:

  • Day to day running of client accounts, progressing all priorities
  • Organising calendar and team activity
  • Reporting and timely delivery
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Supporting the team with all PR strategy and implementation
  • Writing press releases, communicating with journalists, social media maintenance
  • Event and webinar management

 

Account Executive Rewards

 

Alongside a competitive salary, and an exciting opportunity to work in a global PR and Communications consultancy, a generous benefits package is on offer including:

  • 25 days holiday per annum (along with Bank Holidays), plus additional accrual opportunities after two years of employment
  • New business commission scheme (9% of first year’s fee for new business introductions)
  • Employee discounts at national chains and wellness support
  • Full inductions for new starters, bi-monthly in-house training workshops, plus investment in external training for career and personal development – our client likes to promote from within so there are real career prospects!

The Company

 

Our client is a leading global PR and communications consultancy within scientific industries, embedded within and directly influencing these rapidly developing, global markets. Worth trillions of dollars to the global economy, these industries are directly impacting the way we eat, shop, and power our homes and workplaces and influencing sustainability.

Account Executive Experience

 

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Exceptional written skills (this will be tested), articulation, and have good attention to detail
  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Good interpersonal skills combined with a proactive and confident manner to help you to build a good rapport with Clients and other employees.
  • Professional experience within an office environment, preferably within PR and Communications – agency experience extremely beneficial.
  • Resilience, tenacity and drive to learn. A thirst for international trade and trends would complement this role extremely well.
  • Ability to prioritise, use your initiative and be proactive
  • A passion for the environment

Having a marketing background is not mandatory – you could have a degree in, or come from, journalism or science.

Location

 

Our client’s lovely office is based in Summertown, close to Oxford City Centre (OX2) with close public transport links. Core hours are 9am – 5.30pm, Monday-Friday.

How to Apply for this Account Executive job

Please apply online! Please be aware that the interview process consists of a short telephone conversation, followed by in-person second and third-stage interviews , as well as a task to complete. Please only apply if you are happy with this.

Allen Associates is one of Oxfordshire’s leading recruitment companies, with Marketing, Finance, PA/Admin, Human Resources and Temporary divisions.  Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.  For more information on current vacancies please visit www.allen-associates.co.uk and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Allen Associates is a leading recruitment company with offices in Oxfordshire and West London, recruiting for Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and PA/Administrative roles. Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on current vacancies please visit www.allen-associates.co.uk and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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