Our client is looking for a PR Account Executive to join their dynamic sport and lifestyle division.
The successful candidate will have at least one year's experience in PR and will be able to demonstrate delivering high-quality coverage for clients. Ideally the candidate will have developed an impressive list of media and influencer contacts in the sport and lifestyle industry across traditional, digital and social media.
- Ability to effectively pitch stories, press releases and features by phone, face-to-face meetings and email to national, regional and specialist journalists across print, broadcast, online and influencers
- Strong media contacts across national, lifestyle and specialist media in the relevant sectors
- Strong creative writing skills - writing quickly and creatively to draft engaging copy for press releases, media mailers and media pitches
- A solutions-focused and positive attitude with a hunger to develop and progress
- Clear understanding of PR and influencer marketing and a desire to develop a career in this field
- Time management - ability to work under pressure on multiple projects at one time whilst ensuring all deadlines are met
- Strong organisational skills and an attention to detail
- Day-to-day pitching on phone, email and in person to media - selling in news stories, features and product placement
- Build a network of media and influencer contacts
- Write press materials including press releases and media mailers
- Daily monitoring of news agenda - flagging relevant opportunities and acting upon them
- Monitoring and reporting on all client coverage
- Follow all agency processes including sample management and updating press lists
- Support organisation of attend client events across the department
- Participate in agency brainstorms to support generation of creative ideas for clients
This role is paying up to £24k.
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