Job title: Senior Account Executive (Corpsumer)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London
Job published: 08/09/2022
Job ID: 36869

Job Description

One of London’s most recognised and respected PR agencies is looking for a Senior Account Executive to join its growing corporate division.

About the company

This PR agency regularly features in PR Weeks annual league table amongst the highest-ranking communications agencies in the UK. Known most for their work in the consumer space, they represent some of the world’s most recognisable consumer brands, delivering bold award-winning campaigns for them. This Senior Account Executive will sit in the agency’s ‘corpsumer’ team working across a dynamic portfolio of household name brands on reputation & issues management, employee engagement, CSR and wider brand building activity. This is an exciting time to join this company, and this team, which is going from strength to strength after a series of successful new business wins.

 

About the Senior Account Executive role:

This Senior Account Executive will play a critical role in driving activity for its clients and keeping them updated on progress. The work will be varied and interesting, covering a broad range of corporate comms briefs. On any given day you could be:

  • Supporting your manager on corporate positioning and strategic planning for a client
  • Securing profile opportunities in national print, online and broadcast outlets
  • Engaging with stakeholders and government officials on pressing issues
  • Working on robust ESG /CSR programmes
  • Supporting where necessary on crisis comms
  • Contributing to digital content, particularly on social media

What the ideal Senior Account Executive looks like:

  • Either a Account Exec ready to step up or a Senior Account Exec ready to move to AM level
  • Agency experience working on corporate campaigns (any sector!)
  • Highly organised with demonstrable experience managing accounts  
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms and how they can be uses for businesses
  • Confident and proactive in your approach to work and your approach with your team
  • Strong understanding of the news, how it works and how to create newsworthy stories
  • Comes with media contacts in national news outlets
  • Confident client handler, comfortable contributing to client calls, and communicating with clients independently on a day-to-day basis

What the Senior Account Executive gets in return

  • Salary of up to 35,000 DOE
  • 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension contributions
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Annual free eye tests
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Passion day - offering you 1 day a year to live out one of your biggest passions
  • Team lunch every pay day