Journalist Account Executive - London

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Sales and Marketing
Ref: 191 Date Posted: Wednesday 01 Aug 2018
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Salary:             Up to £26,000 per annum + commission

Hours:              9am-5.30pm

Benefits:          22 days annual leave + bank hols and office closed over Xmas, industry specific training, work towards individual industry awards, nest pension, ‘Common Room’ with organic fresh fruit, high quality coffee machine and water cooler.


Are you an experienced Account Executive?

Are you a great communicator with an outgoing and confident personality?

Interested in business and current affairs?

Prepared to travel?

Do you have an established track record of success in journalism and copywriting?

Are you flexible and enjoy a variety of tasks?

Are you interested in furthering your career with additional training?


If you have answered yes to the above then carry on reading as we are currently recruiting for an experienced Account Executive for a local, rapidly expanding and tech friendly company that deals with a global customer base.

  • Write engaging articles and press releases
  • Have an eye for a story
  • Produce content for magazines and newsletters and develop content for seminars
  • Deals with media relations, develops PR strategies
  • Manage up to 4 clients
  • Form key relationships with influencers
  • Organise speaking opportunities for clients
  • Travel and attend events
  • Confidence to regularly liaise with clients via telephone, email, conference calls or face-to-face (agency roles)
  • Experience dealing with crisis communication or the ability to learn
  • Organised, multi-tasking and ability to take responsibility

Background in PR is advantageous however if you do have experience in PR you should be able to demonstrate your experience in press campaigns.

If you have an accreditation from National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) this would be an advantage.