Account Executive


Title: Account Executive | £18K - £23K | Media | London Bridge

Industry: IT and programming

Role/Sector: Web   |   Digital   |   Marketing

Location: Central London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £21,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

This client is a small and dynamic young agency based in a start-up hub right in the heart of the City of London. They specialise in working with B2B technology companies, especially related to mobile advertising, mobile games and apps, and new and disruptive areas of tech such as 3D printing and Virtual Reality. They also work with indie games companies helping them to launch on PC, tablet and mobile. 

 

This is a full time, permanent role offering £18K - £23K based in London Bridge

How you expect the candidate to spend their day:

 

  • You will work directly with John and James, the founders, as well as our other account managers and account executives
  • You will be responsible for key aspects of the daily work we do with clients and the media
  • Helping with client research
  • Creating media lists, monthly reports and other aspects of account management
  • Getting involved in pitching to journalists and dealing with clients once they are up to spee
  • Daily client contact
  • Media relations
  • Maintaining internal processes (Trello/Google Drive)
  • Blog post writing or co-ordination
  • Press release writing and distribution
  • Media monitoring
  • Creating coverage reports (we use Coveragebook so it’s nice and easy) 
  • Event management & organisation
  • Award submissions
  • Speaker proposals
  • Staying on top of industry news and trends

 

The ideal candidate’s personality and qualifications:

  • We are looking for a dynamic, passionate graduate who wants to develop a PR career working with technology businesses. A real passion for technology (geeks welcome!)
  • You’ll be given autonomy and responsibility from day one.
  • You will need to be a strategic thinker, confident writer, and be brimming with ideas
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage numerous tasks concurrently and have an attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work under own initiative 
  • Active in social networking sphere  
  • A willingness to get involved in wider company initiatives such as the blog, networking and marketing 
  • Keen to develop new ideas and practices 
  • Understanding/interest in digital marketing and SEO
  • Proficient with common software tools such as Google apps for business, PPT, Keynote, etc
  • A creative and fun streak
  • Senacity, perseverance and a start-up mindset

What are the perks of working at this company:

Are you kidding? There’s lots of upsides from working with us:

  • Opportunity to learn new skills and on-the-job involvement and responsibility,
  • Offers a lot more than other PR agencies where you could be stuck in a junior role filing paperclips or doing media lists in some kind of job purgatory for months
  • Covers cool and interesting areas around games and tech
  • Small and agile which means that you’ll be doing a LOT of different things.
  • You’ll also make a palpable difference and if you have some great ideas they will actually listen and let you do them if they work
  • They're professional and very knowledgeable about their clients. They pride themselves on really knowing about the areas they're in and they want all the team members to be the same
  • They're ethical and honest. They turn work down that doesn’t suit them and they tell clients the truth – not what they want to hear. Bullshit merchants and game players need not apply.
  • They're flexible and easy-going
  • They're genuinely nice people to work for – no shouting or making you work until 9pm
  • They like to have a laugh
  • They have high standards
  • They're flexible about things like working from home
  • They provide close mentoring to new starters and a sense of learning and development
  • Did we mention that we’re nice and easy-going? You can tell just from this text alone can’t you?
  • Regular socials and team activities

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applications@inspiringinterns.com