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PR Account Executive / PR Senior Account Executive

PR Account Executive / PR Senior Account Executive

salary up to £24k depending on experience

Our team is expanding due to some significant client wins and internal promotions and we are looking for an account executive, who already has at least a year’s experience within an agency. We are a busy agency of 25 people and we have a culture of offering internal training, support and mentoring to allow all our employees to thrive and move up the career ladder. You will not only have your own dedicated line manager but access to lots of internal training and one to one mentoring support.

At Cartwright Communications, our account executives are responsible for the effective support of our clients and they are a vital part of our account teams, working closely with account managers and account directors. Your account teams as well as your personal line manager are there to mentor and advise you, to ensure that you can continue to grow and develop, and have continued. support.

You will be expected to work with your teams on traditional PR campaigns, as well as for social and digital-focused projects.

Along with your account manager, you will be the main point of contact for the majority of your clients, and you will spend time developing strong working relationships with them. You will also be a key point of contact for your account teams who will rely on you in the supporting role.

Media relations will be a key element of your role, and you will use your growing knowledge of the media landscape to effectively sell-in stories to journalists to get results for your clients. Outside of traditional media, you will use established skills in social media and digital to effectively utilise a variety of channels on behalf of your clients and the agency itself.

Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends will be important to your role, and you will use this knowledge to proactively suggest ideas to the senior team and to clients. Growing a commercial awareness and adding value to the bigger picture of the agency will be vital as you progress through the agency, and this element of the role will grow over time as you settle into our agency.

Key skills within the account executive role include organisation and efficiency. Following vital processes to ensure the smooth administrative operation of your accounts is vital. From press clippings to meeting notes – an enthusiastic and efficient administrative support system is vital for the success of any account. This should be a primary concern at all times.

If you think you possess these skills we would love to hear from you, please contact: rachel@cartwrightcommunications.co.uk