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PR Account Executive

Salary £23,000 - £26,000
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Size 100-250
Job overview
Our client is an exciting communications and marketing agency with specialisms in finance and technology sectors. They are looking for a graduate PR Account Executive!

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 integrated communications and marketing agency, with specialisms in finance and the technology sectors. Founded in the year 2000, and with offices in Amsterdam, London, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore and Hong Kong, they help firms improve their performance and manage their reputation. From planning to execution, they provide clients with integrated programmes, creative expertise, market intelligence and insightful reporting. They support businesses in achieving their communication goals through media relations, marketing, branding, advertising, design, digital and social media.

Job description

In this PR Account Executive graduate job, you will be working across several accounts within the finance and FinTech sectors. 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, 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
  • Updating time-sheets regularly

Job requirements

  • At least 6 months' experience within financial PR and an analytical mindset
  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • Strong knowledge of the financial and financial technology markets
  • Excellent media contact book for both national and trade
  • Strong verbal and written communication 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
  • The ability to travel when needed

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive starting salary of between £23,000 - £26,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to work in one of their global offices!
  • Plenty of support and training from senior members of the team
  • Generous paid time off
  • Off-site away days and happy hours
  • Bi-annual global conference

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

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Elise Bresler
Senior Recruitment Consultant