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Account Executive - Financial PR

Salary £25,000 - £35,000
Location London, Bank
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
Our client is looking for a PR Account Executive to cover responsibilities from press releases and social media management, working directly with journalists. Could you be right for the role?

On the hunt for Financial PR Graduate Jobs in London, and want to work with big-name clients in the financial sector? Apply for this PR Account Executive job in London today.

Company profile

In this PR Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining an independent corporate and financial communications consultancy, who specialise in financial services, real estate, natural resources, energy & infrastructure, clean-tech & renewables, public affairs and technology media and telecoms. Founded in the year 1991, they help provide a trusted service to companies spanning the FTSE 100,250, AIM, privately held companies, charities, families and high-profile individuals. They support businesses in achieving their communication goals public and investor relations, internal communications, reputation management and public affairs – helping clients reach all audiences that are important to them.

Job description

In this PR Account Executive graduate job, you will be working across several accounts within corporate communications, financial PR and investor relations advisory. Your responsibility will be to deliver primarily media relations support; including drafting briefing notes, conducting research, liaising with journalists and clients, tracking media coverage and reporting. Collaborating with several different teams, you will have plenty of exposure to social media, marketing and content, as well as the opportunity to develop your communication skills by liaising with the media, analysts, journalists, and clients.

Key responsibilities

In this PR Account Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting briefing documents for client interviews
  • Writing press releases, blogs, tweets and posts for social media
  • Liaising with media to set up interviews for clients
  • Tracking media coverage and reporting
  • Conducting market research, analysing industry issues and organising events and conferences
  • Pitching stories to the media & building relationships with journalists
  • Maintaining media lists, features and journalist databases
  • Completing status reports and running sheets.
  • Updating time-sheets regularly

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 degree from university
  • Strong knowledge of the financial market.
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills
  • Great eye for detail and a self-starter who takes initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • A high level of creativity and ability to think outside the box

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive starting salary of between £25,000 - £35,000, depending on experience
  • Plenty of support and training from senior members of the team
  • Private healthcare and pension
  • Social and supportive team

Looking for PR graduate jobs in London and want to work for a leading corporate and financial communications consultancy? If you have a keen interest in financial markets and you’re looking to gain invaluable experience in public relations, apply for this Financial PR Account Executive job today.

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