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Junior Account Executive

Salary £24,000 - £26,000
Location London, Blackfriars
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
Looking for Financial or Corporate PR Graduate Jobs in London and want to join a well-respected financial PR and communications agency? Check out this new Junior Account Executive role at a top financial PR agency.

Looking for Financial or Corporate PR Graduate Jobs in London and want to join a well-respected financial PR and communications agency? Check out this new Junior Account Executive role at a top financial PR agency.

Company profile - Financial PR agency

You will be joining a boutique financial PR and communications agency that represents combined assets under management of over $3.8 trillion dollars. Since 2012, their team of experts have been working to help businesses gain invaluable visibility, by creating strategic campaigns and content for the press. Widely known for its comprehensive knowledge of the markets, the agency’s unique approach to financial communications has won them a host of prestigious clients - including property and fund management firms, technology providers and top pension consultancies. They're looking to hire a Junior Account Executive to join their growing team.

Job description - Junior Account Executive

In this Junior Account Executive graduate job, you will play an integral role in the growth of the agency. You will be given a range of responsibilities - including monitoring press coverage, assisting with social media and maintaining client reports, and will you need to be able to manage your time effectively to assist with the day-to-day running of the business. To be successful in this role it is essential that you are confident, proactive and professional, as you will be representing the agency at all times - setting up client meetings and attending prestigious industry events.

Key responsibilities - Junior Account Executive

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

  • Develop an understanding of our clients’ business and communications objectives
  • Build relationships with journalists across a range of publications
  • Develop knowledge of key print and online publications – including editorial style, content, and key journalists
  • Develop an understanding of the media agenda and the way in which messages can be packaged to make them useful and exciting to journalists
  • Create press releases, feature comment, online material, letters and other similar content – with support from Senior Account Executive/Account Manager
  • Implement and source client features
  • Gain the respect and trust of the client, as well as develop client handling skills
  • Read national/broadsheet newspapers/websites and other news sources every day, including relevant trade publications

Job requirements - Junior Account Executive

  • A 2.1 from university
  • A passion to learn more about the financial services and communications industry
  • A great relationship builder – you will be joining an incredibly close-knit team
  • Business acumen – you will need to possess a comprehensive understanding of client businesses and products
  • The ability to work proactively and flexibly within a team structure
  • A readiness to take the day-to-day lead in supporting the wider team with account activity
  • An interest in finance is absolutely essential!

Benefits of the job - Junior Account Executive

  • A great starting salary of £24,000 - £26,000 DOE
  • Extensive training and development programme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Bonus scheme and share options!
  • The opportunity to work closely with senior global investment management partners
  • Fantastic offices in a great central location

Looking for Financial PR Graduate Jobs in London and want to join a leading financial communications agency? If you’re a personable graduate with ambition in abundance, apply for this Junior Account Executive graduate job in London today!

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Luke Owen Edmunds
Team Lead & Key Account Manager