Account Executive

Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web
Job Functions
Account Management

Our client were founded in 2011and now are one of PR Week's Top 10 Tech PR agencies in the UK. Their aim was to create an agency that could rival any of the established market leaders with a team that is hungrier, more commercially savvy and with an ethos that is altogether more inspiring; an agency where clients get greater mindshare, a more personalised service and better results. This said our client are now looking to add an Account Executive to their team

This is an amazing opportunity for someone to join our fast-growing team within one of the best tech PR companies in the country. Our account executives are up to the minute, proactive, highly respected and well motivated.
The account executive will play a hands-on role across all of his or her client accounts and nurture direct relationships with client contacts. You will be the effective ‘face’ of many aspects of our client work, as well as the individual responsible for delivering and for demonstrating the results we achieve. You may also have the opportunity to be involved with many other ‘non-client’ activities to support Wildfire’s business, such as research, new business pitching, blogging and marketing.
Wildfire provides excellent training opportunities and we actively encourage our team to attend events and conferences to build market knowledge and expertise.

Being in day-to-day contact with target media to generate coverage opportunities and positive ongoing relationships with key journalists
Collating coverage and selling results back to clients in a timely manner
Having direct contact and visibility with clients, with responsibility for specific campaigns and activity plans
Writing a variety of copy, from press releases and case studies, to blog posts and market reports
Being actively involved in social networks on behalf of clients and the agency
Researching for new business pitching, for example conducting media audits, vox pops and internet research

Experience and credentials

Six months to 1 years’ experience in PR, preferably with an agency background
Experience of working across multiple clients and juggling workloads
Strong contacts and understanding of media, with proven abilities to generate coverage
Team working and communication abilities essential, with strong interpersonal skills
High motivation and the ability to work under your own initiative

Being active in social networking sphere
Having an interest and experience in the technology sector
Having a willingness to get involved in wider company initiatives such as the blog and Twitter
Being keen to develop new ideas and practices

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