Account Executive

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Account Executive

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ABOUT CURZON PR

Award-winning global strategy and integrated communications designed to elevate your brand. Trusted by governments, listed corporations & cultural institutions. Transcending borders through global insight.

We are an internationally minded Public Relations Agency, we pride ourselves on providing clients with unprecedented global awareness and insight that transcends cultures and sectors.

Through our strategic communications campaigns, combined with our close professional relationships with regional, national and international press, we ensure that your message is clearly communicated to the right audiences.

OUR FOCUS

  • Government
  • Corporate
  • Arts & Culture

Job Location

22 Upper Ground, Victoria, London, SE1 9PD

Description

The role comprises but will not be limited to the following main tasks and responsibilities:
  • Working across a range of sectors from Government, Corporate, Arts & Culture and Consumer
  • Writing pitches for targeted press
  • Researching clients and writing press releases
  • Monitoring media outlets such as; magazines, newspapers, blogs and social media in order to stay ahead of current trends, news, hot-button topics and evolving technologies
  • Maintaining spreadsheets to track press leads and press coverage
  • Creating quarterly media, content and event plans, reviews and end of project reports
  • Networking within the media industry to start to develop relationships with reporters, bloggers, and critics
  • Attending press events
  • Creating content for Social Media platforms, websites, blogs, newsletters
  • Updating weekly reports for social media platforms and newsletter figures for clients
  • Event management, including press conferences | promotional events | speaker opportunities and awards submissions for clients and Curzon PR
  • Undertaking research for client’s needs – venues, suppliers, dates etc

Essential Skills

  • Engaging, proactive self-starter with the confidence to use own initiative
  • 1-3 year’s work experience in a fast-paced PR company
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Copywriting skills
  • Confident communicator and presenter at all levels
  • Well organised with keen attention to detail
  • Experience in using social media as a marketing tool to increase followers
  • Excellent time keeping, with the ability to stick to deadlines as well as prioritising workload
  • Knowledge and exposure of corporate gatherings from planning to networking
  • Previous knowledge of both the media industry and PR world
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Understanding of digital space
  • Experience of using Hootsuite or similar platforms
  • Knowledge of current digital trends
  • Strong oral and written communication including the ability to adapt writing styles to target a specific audience
  • Strong financial and commercial awareness

Education

Educated to degree level in a relevant field.
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