PR Account Executive

Job title : PR Account Executive
Location : Leicester
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £competitive
Contact : Michelle Mumford
Reference : MM-5826

Are you looking for your next opportunity as a PR Account Executive working with an incredible integrated agency in Leicestershire? This agency works with an impressive portfolio of clients across B2B, consumer and Not For Profit offering a role that has a huge variety. You will have experience in content creation, media relations, social media and love building relationships. You will be writing lots of great content for your clients including press releases, articles, blogs and thought leadership. You will be involved in media relations, selling into the media at local, regional and national level along with working with specific publications. You will get a buzz from securing some great coverage for your clients. You may be a PR Account Executive already and looking for a new team to join. You may be a recent grad who has completed some relevant placements, or you may be a PR Executive in-house, looking to make the move agency-side. This is a permanent, full-time role which will be a mix of home and office-based working. The salary for this role is between £20-£25k. This role is based in Leicester and is easily commutable via Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon, Banbury, Nottingham, Loughborough, Northampton, Corby, Rugby to name a few. This role will be a mix of office and home-based.

Our Client

Our client is a Leicestershire-based integrated agency with beautiful offices. They are a social team that cannot wait to get social again with some exciting plans in the making! They have a great portfolio of clients across B2B and B2C and offer their clients PR, social, creative, design, adverting and email. This agency has fully embraced remote working and is happy to announce that this is here to stay! They see their office as a place to socialise and use in a collaborative way. The team really loves training and development and is always looking at ways to help develop their people. If you are looking for a long-term agency that will support your career growth, then this could be the 'home' for you.

The Role

As PR Account Executive you will be responsible for working with your PR Account Manager on a portfolio of client accounts across B2B and B2C sectors. You will be creating lots of great content including press releases, articles, blogs, social media content and thought leadership. You will be involved in media relations, developing media lists and selling into the media at different levels. You will also get involved in event management. You will love to build relationships and be passionate about growing your career in PR.

About You

  • You will be a brilliant writer and have experience in creating content for different channels. You will be able to adapt your tone of voice to suit different client sectors. Experience in writing press releases is key!

  • You will love building relationships with the media and clients and not be afraid to pick up the phone and contact the press

  • You will be confident in your approach and enjoy securing the very best coverage for your clients

  • You will have a 'can do attitude, be self-motivated but love working as part of a team

  • You will want to work in an agency and be able to spin lots of plates, managing your workload and be able to adapt to changing priorities.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply today or get in touch with me to find out more.