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Editorial Executive

£28,000 - £30,000
London, King's Cross

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Camilla Clarke

As a Key Account Manager, I work with some of Give A Grad A Go's bigger clients, managing relationships to make sure that we are meeting their requirements. Regular client interaction and liaising with our team internally ensures that the right graduates are being introduced to these companies at the right time.

My area of expertise

My focus sits within the Technology & Digital and Creative & Design industries. My client portfolio spans an array of exciting companies - from fast-growing tech startups, to fashion brands, digital agencies and FinTech companies.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came to Give A Grad A Go as a graduate 4 years ago in the hope of finding a role within Marketing & Advertising or PR & Communications in London. It quickly became clear that what I was really looking for was a chance to communicate with these industries rather than work within them. I was really sold by the Give A Grad A Go culture and opportunity to develop quickly and build up an exciting portfolio of clients I could manage. There's nothing more rewarding than helping graduates find their dream job and helping a company build their teams with hard-working graduates.

The worst job I've had

I found myself working in the energy industry before I worked at Give A Grad A Go. It was really interesting to learn more about energy, but setting margins for huge corporate energy tenders felt a little bit out of my comfort zone!

Searching for editorial / journalism graduate jobs in London, and interested in joining a leading PR agency?

Company profile

In this Editorial Executive job, you will be joining a well-known PR agency that works with a range of innovative startups, tech SME’s and venture capital firms. Working across every sector, from FinTech to fashion, they are a key player across all of Europe’s major tech hubs. Based in shared offices in the heart of London, this agency works with some of the most exciting names in startup technology.

Job description

In this Editorial Executive job, you will working with a range of exciting clients on a variety of editorial opportunities; generating story ideas and strategising how they will land in media. The successful Editorial Executive will collaborate with clients of all levels, across a variety of sectors, and will focus on drawing out the best story. The right person must be enthusiastic about tech and digital and be a fantastic communator, both written and verbal.

Key responsibilities

In this Editorial Executive job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Interviewing and collaborating with people at all levels (from project managers to start up founders)
  • Working closely with the PR team to spot editorial opportunities for their clients
  • Helping the PR team to pitch and perfect their angle
  • Using social media and adapting copy to exploit its readership
  • Working on niche sectors (E.g. cyber security, FinTech) and spot the strongest story angle each time
  • Producing clear and engaging written work to the highest journalistic standards and meeting strict deadlines
  • Generating story ideas and think about how they land in media
  • Supporting the PR leads in client communication and other ad hoc tasks

Job requirements

  • A self-starter with heaps of confidence to communicate with all levels in a business
  • You'll either have studied Journalism, or have some experience as an editor, reporter or journalist.
  • Strong news sense and the ability to draw the right story out!
  • Well versed with social media platforms
  • The ability to understand niche sectors
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects and remain calm
  • Excellent time keeper and the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • A fantastic communicator, both written and verbal
  • Someone who is able to produce clean, clear and engaging written work to the highest journalistic standards
  • A creative individual who can generate story ideas
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Fascinated by all things tech and digital

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of between 28,000 - 30,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to work flexibly and remotely if it fits with your work schedule
  • Working in an awesome shared office space in the heart of London
  • Competitive salary and excellent progression
  • Fantastic on the job training from skilled experts in the communications field

Looking for PR jobs in London? If you're interested in a career in the editorial field, apply for this PR Editorial Executive job in London today.

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