Account Executive - Prolific Property and Investment Clients

Central London
£20,000 - £24,000
18 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

A fantastic independent communications consultancy is looking for an assertive Account Executive to grow the team. This firm specialises in property and investment, and has a strong reputation within the industry, with strong relationships with its retained clients and a number of innovative development projects both in the UK and internationally.

With a number of high-profile clients, there is great opportunity for an Account Exec to gain experience in handling sizable clients and both managing and building their reputation. There is a structure designed to reward hard-working, ambitious individuals, as much of the senior team has been promoted from within, and team members of all levels are encouraged to speak up and contribute.

There is a supportive environment and a collaborative vibe that allows people to grow and develop their skills. There is a variety of work, the ability to get stuck in very quickly, and the team is very social outside of work.

You will be:

  • A diligent PR professional at the start of your career
  • Able to work autonomously and use your initiative
  • Savvy with traditional, digital and social media
  • Someone who enjoys writing
  • A pleasure to work with!

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching and writing press releases
  • Client servicing and management
  • Media relations and developing relationships with key journalists
  • Co-ordinating with other creative (branding, digital, ad) agencies
  • Supporting senior team members, eg. proof-reading
  • Organising and attending press events
  • Occasional travel for industry events

Skills and experience required:

  • At least 6 months' experience of working in corporate communications
  • Experience working within property, infrastructure, development and other related sectors preferably
  • A keen interest in property, investment and urban development
  • Good time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience with national and trade press
  • A good degree and strong academic background
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.