Our client is a rapidly growing specialist business to business PR agency which operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) and has offices in the UK and Germany. Due to recent account wins they require an account executive with Danish, Finnish, Norwegian or Swedish language skills to join their vibrant, friendly team. The right candidate will be bright, proactive and have a strong awareness of how the latest media topics relate to their clients? businesses across EMEA and be interested in the news agenda in general. As well as language skills those candidates with a qualification or experience in journalism would be welcomed as would those from candidates with qualifications or experience in electrical, mechanical, civil or electronic engineering. The role involves on a day to day basis ?liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media, often via telephone and email; ?relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients and the media; ?monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs, for opportunities for clients; ?working as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement the PR activity; ?preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings; ?researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media; ?promoting news stories and features to the media, known as ?selling in?; ?collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage; ?event management, including press conferences and promotional events; ?attending and promoting client events to the media; ?assisting with the production of client publications, such as in-house magazines; ?coordinating studio or location photography; ?undertaking research for new business proposals ?Monitoring social media and distributing social media material on behalf of clients This is an entry level position in to the organisation. Further opportunities are available to experienced PR professionals.
Originally posted 2014-02-10 16:32:14.