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Senior Account Executive PR

PR & Comms|Tyneside - Newcastle upon Tyne|Ref: 010172

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Type of work: Full Time

Job Location: Tyneside - Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: Up to £32k

Our Client, an award-winning Agency based in Newcastle upon Tyne, is looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive to join their creative, digital and PR team.

As Senior Account Executive, you’ll be adding PR experience to the in-house team to assist on current and future client projects – nationally and internationally along with leading several PR client accounts, predominantly in the B2B space.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with clients to update them on campaign progress and answering questions in a consultative manner.
  • Liaise with colleagues, clients and media contacts daily to drive campaigns forward.
  • Build rapport and professional relationships with both new and existing clients.
  • Planning, development and implementation of PR activities for clients.
  • Execute engaging media relations campaigns to ensure clients have a strong media presence and that their key messages connect with the right audiences.
  • Researching, securing and writing features, articles, blogs and comment opportunities in key media.
  • Copywriting for a range of online and offline platforms including blogs, case studies, web copy, white papers, articles, award entries etc. across client accounts.
  • Setting client KPIs and analysing campaign success using the latest PR evaluation methods.
  • Taking a ‘digital first’ approach, considering SEO and online visibility in all activities.
  • Help identify and nurture new business relationships, draft proposals and pitch to new clients.
  • Support the agency in new business acquisition activities including analytic data and PR and creative campaign ideas.
  • Help drive internal systems and processes to make the business more efficient, profitable and sustainable.

Skills & Experience:

  • A few years of agency experience in a junior or mid-level PR role.
  • Experience working with B2B clients (ideally in the life sciences, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors but not essential).
  • Experience managing multiple clients of varying budgets and sizes simultaneously.
  • Ideally, a qualification in a PR, media or marketing related subject, English language or maybe even science-related.
  • Strong account management, presentation and client communication skills.
  • Strong English language skills including spelling and grammar and a good eye for detail.

There is an endless list of benefits that come with this job in return for your hard work and dedication, including regular staff day/nights out, a pension scheme, paid days off to think and create (on top of holidays), free breakfast and snacks, team building days and much much more.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, click “apply” and one of our consultants will be in touch to tell you more. 

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