Account Executive - Financial Services PR

England, London, City of London
£22000 - £26000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Alexandra Lewington
Job Type
Full Time

Role: Account Executive
Salary: £22k - £26k
Location: Central London

The company

Work for one of the fastest growing public relations in the UK, known for their creativity combined with expert insight. They're passionate about all things financial and work across a broad remit including Personal Finance, Asset Management, and Investment Services. BUT they're not your traditional financial services PR agency- they're young, fun and extremely creative. They don't take themselves too seriously but produce fantastic, widely recognised campaigns.

They also have global offices, across Europe and North America, so there are fantastic opportunities to use language skills and travel.

The role - Account Executive

They are seeking an Account Executive to join their award winning team. The Account Executive will support the team in the delivery and development of a wide range of financial services accounts. You will provide support on new business and marketing of the agency, with a detailed understanding of clients and the industry in general.

As an Account Executive you will:

  • Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted financial, national and trade media;
  • Undertake media monitoring, including newspapers, magazines, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients;
  • Prepare client reports and attend client meetings;
  • Collate, analyse and evaluate media coverage;
  • Undertake research for new business proposals

The Account Executive should:

  • Have circa 1 year's experience working in PR
  • Some experience / knowledge in the financial services industry would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Be able to sell into media, write compelling press releases and monitor media
  • Have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

In return...

The new Account Executive will receive:

  • £22k - £26k basic salary - depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday
  • Performance related bonus
  • Personalised training and development programme

If you are interested in this Account Executive role and have the relevant skills and experience, or want to contact me about other available roles, please do not hesitate to contact Alexandra Lewington on or 0203 8261222