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PR Account Executive

Job Details
  • 4817
  • Outwrite PR
  • Mold office, potential for some home working
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Starting salary in the region of £20,000 to £25,000

PR Account Executive / Senior Account Executive

CIPR membership and study support available, with some home working considered

Whether you have a foundation of experience working within journalism, PR or communications, or perhaps you have a wealth of experience working within either an agency, in-house or in a busy newsroom and you’re looking for your next challenge (e.g. to be a Senior Account Executive), this is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious business with a diverse and impressive client base.

Our Company

Outwrite PR is a multi-award winning PR and marketing communications agency, boasting clients across a wide range of sectors including construction, professional services and food and drink. We take the time to understand our clients’ business objectives, what they want to achieve and do what we do best to help them, from raising awareness of their products and services to supporting their expansion, targeting new sectors and geographical regions.

Following a number of new account wins and continued growth, this is an exciting opportunity to join our creative and vibrant team as a PR Account Executive.

The Role - PR Account Executive / Senior Account Executive

As a PR Account Executive, you’ll hit the ground running within an incredibly varied and exciting role, where you’ll write everything from press releases, blog posts and expert commentary, to social media posts and annual reports - your primary role will be to devise and create amazing content for our diverse client base! Your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Interviewing clients and writing press releases
  • Commissioning press-style photography
  • Liaising with the media and other influencers to place content in front of the right audiences
  • Pitching speculative story ideas and feature ideas to the media
  • Assisting the wider team to report on results from campaigns across a range of platforms
  • Obtaining third party quotes i.e. for advertising opportunities etc
  • Managing client outputs and attending client meetings
  • Working closely with the Account Managers to keep them informed of progress and ensuring all actions are delivered and deadlines met

Our Requirements - PR Account Executive / Senior Account Executive

  • A foundation of experience in journalism, PR, or communications, ideally gained in an agency, in-house or in a busy newsroom
  • Experience of using social media for raising brand awareness  
  • Excellent written skills, with the ability to produce creative and engaging content to suit a variety of different audiences
  • A strong nose for news
  • Excellent verbal communication skills (face to face and over the phone)
  • A quick and keen learner, you’ll be committed to developing your knowledge on the industries our clients operate within in order to continuously improve the content you deliver

The Package

As a PR Account Executive, you will receive:

  • A starting salary in the region of £20,000 to £25,000 per annum, with the level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Regular in-house training, plus investment into external training for career and personal development
  • Membership to the CIPR and full support for completing CPD
  • Permanent contract, working Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

You’ll be based in our office in Mold (North Wales), easily commutable from Cheshire and the North West. There is some scope for partial home working for the right candidate, however the first three to six months will need to be office based.

All applications for this PR Account Executive / Senior Account Executive vacancy are to be submitted online.

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