Account Executive

Office Angels are currently recruiting for an Account Executive for our client based in Winnersh.

Role: Account Executive

Location: Winnersh

Salary: £22k-£24k

The Role:

PR Skills:

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of each client and products etc

  • Flag up gems of category knowledge, competitors, and trends

  • Understand consumer behaviour and differentiated channels/approaches

  • Know key media and influencer contacts specific to client accounts

  • Identify new contacts that have written or posted about the topic

  • Target media slots, platforms, and influencers

  • Draft responses to media, influencers, client, consumers, and partners enquiries

  • Obtain data in a timely manner to hit feature deadlines

  • Draft first submission for internal approval including analysis of data

  • Own the advance feature process ensuring that no deadlines are missed and KPIs are hit

  • Research and explore local suppliers that might be of interest or benefit to the consultancy

  • Draft design, photographic and other briefs, being conscious of brand guidelines and platforms

  • Write consumer and trade news releases

  • Draft Facebook advertising and boost plans to demonstrate an understanding of aim and audience

  • Implement social boosting and advertising campaigns

  • Monitor and suggest insightful changes using available data to deliver client KPIs

  • Understand consumer audiences and behaviours on social platforms and advise on the right platforms

  • Provide ad hoc new ideas both within and outside a brainstorm situation

  • Actively contribute to internal and external brainstorms

  • Provide new and different story angles to secure consumer and channel coverage

Business Development

  • Write sections for new business and client proposals

  • Take ownership of creating new case studies from recent projects

  • Identify potential opportunities such as: seasonal angles, companies moving into the area etc

Account Management

  • Understand budgets for each activity and keep within agreed parameters

  • Maintain and take responsibility for project budgets

  • Keep team informed of any potential constraints that may impact delivery and performance

  • Identify and justify campaign audiences and platforms that they play on

  • Monitor and communicate progress of each account and campaign

  • Internally flag interesting developments or areas of concern with recommended actions

  • Handle and resolve simple enquiries from clients on copy or campaign plan updates

The ideal candidate:

  • Have a great all-round knowledge of media including national, lifestyle, specialist, broadcast etc

  • Display an understanding and embrace the company's core values

  • Work to deadlines and handle workload effectively

  • Have an enthusiastic, open and can-do attitude

  • Recognise when to take corrective action

  • Contribute to a positive working environment

  • Able to preserve and be persuasive

  • Manage own time efficiently

  • Act as a mentor for Junior Account Executives

  • Have a understanding of campaign strategy

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Morgan Lay at or alternatively please apply online.

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