Account Executive - PR Consultancy

£23,000 - £24,000


Alex Anderson

My current role within Give A Grad A Go is as a Recruitment Consultant for the Corporate Desk. I work mostly on technology and digital graduate jobs, often within emerging markets like FinTech, PropTech and EdTech.

My area of expertise

The Corporate Desk works predominantly within the financial realm, but often in combination with innovative, high-growth indsutries like FinTech and InsurTech. I work on a range of graduate jobs within these industries - from IT roles to Business Development and Project Manager graduate jobs - meaning that I get to speak to a number of very different candidates on a daily basis!

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Having worked in Executive Search, I knew that I enjoyed interacting with people, building strong relationships, and being able to help candidates find a job they love! I was unsure about going into mainstream recruitment, but having looked at my background Give A Grad A Go invited me in to meet the team. I immediately fell in love with the company culture, the people and the various ways in which Give A Grad A Go goes the extra mile to help candidates secure their dream career. Following a successful set of interviews, here I am!

The worst job I've had

I can honestly say that I've been lucky enough to have enjoyed every one of my previous roles - from working over the summer at McDonald's after my A-Levels, to leading a team and training at new cafe openings within M&S, I have worked with some amazing people and look back fondly at every experience.

If you’re interested in PR graduate jobs in London and you want to work for a leading specialist B2B communications company, look no further than this Account Executive job in London. Working with top venture capital firms and fast-growing technology businesses alike, they are set to grow at a remarkable rate over the course of the next year – so apply today.

Company profile

In this Account Executive graduate job, you’ll be taking the next step in your PR career, joining London’s leading communications consultancy. Working with companies ranging from tech startups to global investment capital firms, their innovative and agile approach to communications has won them a host of impressive clients. Still a very young company, their portfolio already spans more than 20 cities across Europe and the US – and with their growth shows no signs of slowing, they are now seeking a new Account Executive with 6 months’ experience to join their London office.

Job description

In this Account Executive job, you will be helping to manage multiple different client accounts and projects. Day-to-day, you will take on some proactive media relations tasks, as well as building relationships with journalists on behalf of the company. Because they are such a young and fast-growing consultancy, your role will be extremely multi-faceted, and you’ll be expected to take on a wide range of responsibilities to contribute to the success of the business.

Key responsibilities

In this Account Executive job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping the senior team secure media opportunities and coverage in global, national, trade, regional and broadcast media
  • Liaising and updating clients on PR activities and weekly reports
  • Supporting the senior team in submitting and securing speaking opportunities at top industry events
  • Helping the senior team place op-eds and other thought leadership content in relevant media outlets
  • Creating and maintaining press lists
  • Building and sustaining relationships with journalists, editors, event organizers, trade groups, and more
  • Compiling evaluation and coverage reports
  • Helping to prepare client presentations
  • Supporting the development of PR proposals and being involved in pitches for new business

So, what are we looking for?

  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • 6 months’ experience within a PR agency
  • A highly organised self-starter, with the ability to prioritise and deliver under pressure
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A can-do attitude and the ability to thrive in a dynamic agency environment
  • Strong writing skills for both internal and external communications
  • Someone who is commercially aware and business-savvy
  • A passion for startups and the technology industry
  • A good working knowledge of venture capital would be a plus

What else is on offer?

  • A fantastic starting salary of between 23,000 - 24,000
  • Stunning offices in King’s Cross
  • The fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing entrepreneurial business
  • Huge opportunities for progression
  • The chance to develop your PR career at one of London’s top consultancies

Looking for PR jobs in London and want to join a fast-growing communications consultancy in the heart of the city? If you're a great communicator with plenty of ambition, apply for this Account Executive job in London today!


Junior PR Executive

£21,000 - £24,000

If you’re looking for PR graduate jobs and you want to join one of the UK’s best-known PR & marketing agencies, look no further than this Junior PR Executive job in London. Working with high-profile clients in the tech sector, they are an award-winning B2B agency – so if you want to join their team, apply today.

Company profile

In this Junior PR Executive graduate job, you will be joining a leading PR & marketing company who integrate video production, SEO, content marketing, PR and inbound marketing. By designing and integrating a range of digital marketing strategies, this fantastic company have helped hundreds of burgeoning businesses to grow. With an impressive portfolio of clients that includes Xero, Access Self Storage and BNP Paribas, and offices set up in London and Cape Town, this established agency are continuing to grow at a rapid rate.

Job description

In this Junior PR Executive graduate job, you will be supporting the Senior Media Relations Specialist, as well as working closely with the accounts team. You will be working to build long lasting relationships with key journalists, manage media pitches and getting involved in digital PR outreach. This is the perfect entry level position into PR, and a huge opportunity for a bright and motivated graduate to kick-start their career in the industry.

Key responsibilities

In this Junior PR Executive job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating compelling media stories on behalf of their varied clients
  • Managing the database of media contacts
  • Building and developing long-lasting relationships with key journalists
  • Developing media relations and planning influencer campaigns
  • Working closely with the accounts team on media pitches and digital PR outreach
  • Keeping on top of coverage reports
  • Managing the company’s own media profile

So, what are we looking for?

  • An excellent academic record – you’ll be educated to degree level, ideally with a minimum of a 2.1 degree
  • A real interest in public relations and the news
  • A confident communicator who is not scared to pick up the phone!
  • A great writer
  • Strong persuasive skills
  • A genuine interest in technology - they operate within the fast-moving tech space
  • Any background in media societies is a plus
  • An organised individual with a creative flair
  • A self-starter with a determined work ethic

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of between 21,000 - 24,000
  • 21-35 days holiday!
  • Flexible hours with an early finish some Fridays
  • Bi-monthly training, to help you develop professionally
  • A busy social calendar, including weekly drinks in the office, quarterly lunches, nights out and monthly drinks in the pub!
  • Private healthcare
  • A wellbeing bonus

Are you looking for PR graduate jobs in London? Do you want to join a leading agency with offices in the UK and South Africa? If you’re a proactive graduate looking to start a career in PR, apply for this Junior PR Executive job in London today!

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PR Account Executive

£18,000 - £22,000
Account Management

If you’re looking for PR jobs in London and you want to join a leading agency in the world of IT & technology, look no further than this new Account Executive job. This award-winning PR agency, who focus on cyber security and cloud data, are on the lookout for a PR Account Executive to join their burgeoning team – could it be you?

Company profile

In this PR Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining an award-winning PR agency who work with corporate clients in the UK technology sector. Offering services in PR, marketing, social media, crisis management and more, they deliver bespoke programmes tailored to each one of their clients, offering a top-quality service that has seen them ranked number 2 amongst leading technology journalists. With high-profile clients like The Guardian, The Telegraph and Sky News on their books, they have the contacts, creativity and expertise to keep their clients featured in top national and trade publications, on TV and on the radio.

Job description

In this PR Account Executive graduate job, you will be key to the success of your clients’ PR programmes, with support from senior team members. You will be working to create fantastic relationships with a range of corporate clients and journalists, as well as managing social media accounts and building a strategy. As well as great verbal communication, you will need to possess strong writing skills - as you will be writing weekly coverage reports, drafting press releases and creating pitches.

Key responsibilities

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

Social Media Management:

  • Building and executing social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Creating and publishing daily content that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to engage in conversation
  • Creating and optimising company social media pages to increase the visibility of company social content

Client Management:

  • Understanding and meeting the monthly deliverables for each your clients
  • Ensuring that relevant features are pitched in a timely fashion
  • Managing the process of article creation and placement
  • Securing interviews
  • Managing rapid responses and securing coverage
  • Establishing strong working relationships with your clients and media contacts in the UK and abroad
  • Helping to deliver projects against briefs
  • Ensuring that you are up to speed with social media trends and tools
  • Identifying what is and isn’t news, and being able to communicate it successfully in a press release, pitch or over the phone
  • Ensuring streamlined communication between the internal account team and external clients
  • Producing weekly or internal reports to deadlines

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from university
  • Previous PR agency experienced is desirable but not essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sound written skills with a great attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • A quick learner
  • A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude

What else is on offer?

  • A competitive starting salary of between 18,000 - 22,000
  • The opportunity to be a part of an award-winning and pioneering tech PR agency
  • Stunning shared offices in North London
  • Fantastic training and professional development

Looking for PR graduate jobs in London and want to work for technology PR? If you’re a recent graduate with strong verbal and written communication skills, apply for this PR Account Executive job in London today!

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Team Assistant - PR Consultancy


Looking for PR graduate jobs in London and want to join an industry-leading consultancy who’ve been at the top of their game for 17 years? If you want to kick-start your graduate career at one of London’s top PR consultancies, look no further than this Team Assistant job!

Company profile

In this Team Assistant graduate job, you will be joining a leading financial public relations and marketing consultancy who are renowned for delivering transparent, intelligent and compelling campaigns. They have set a new standard for integrated PR, IR, marketing and communication programmes, with the ultimate mission to break the mould of traditional financial and corporate PR. With an client base spanning a huge range of sectors (including natural resources, technology and media) they help organisations around the world maximise their coverage and create an effective communications strategy.

Job description

In this Team Assistant graduate job, you will be supporting the team on a diverse portfolio of accounts - comprised of prestigious London-listed clients with international operations. You will be taking on a range of responsibilities, including managing the office administration, day-to-day diary management and social media co-ordination across Twitter and Facebook. You’ll need to have excellent communication skills and a keen interest in investor and financial relations, as this entry-level role will allow you to gain invaluable experience across different teams, at one of the UK’s leading PR and marketing consultancies.

Key responsibilities

In this Team Assistant graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Answering the phone for the office, taking messages, setting up for meetings, and greeting clients and visitors
  • Organising the company diary and individual team members' / clients' schedules, booking travel, accommodation, venues, refreshments and couriers
  • Efficiently and appropriately handling incoming media enquiries or requests for information
  • Maintaining all of the office external contracts and purchasing of office supplies
  • Maintaining general documentation and assisting with updating / management of time-sensitive information and contact details
  • Managing the company’s social media accounts — Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Managing websites (both internal and on behalf of clients) to ensure that all online media is kept up to date
  • Maintaining the office, keeping tidy and organised and implementing procedures where necessary that will benefit the office
  • Collating press coverage and performing media monitoring exercises on behalf of clients
  • Setting-up and managing large conference calls for shareholders on behalf of clients
  • Maintaining external distribution lists and disseminating information using MailChimp
  • Inbox management for certain team members and other colleagues whilst on annual leave

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from a top university
  • A proactive can-do attitude
  • Fantastic organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both in the office and when representing the company
  • A real team player
  • Experience of managing and implementing social media strategies for corporate clients
  • Experience with WordPress would be beneficial but not necessary

What else is on offer?

  • A starting salary of 20,000
  • The opportunity to work with a close-knit team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • The potential to grow with the company and the prospect of becoming a partner in the future
  • Plenty of travel opportunities through trade shows and potential site visits
  • A healthcare package after 1 year

Looking for administration graduate jobs in London and want to join a leading financial PR & marketing consultancy? If you are an ambitious go-getter with exceptional organisational skills, apply for this Team Assistant graduate job in London today!

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