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Are you a curious and creative individual with a strong sense of team? Are you driven by purpose and drawn to those that live and breathe their values? If you'd like to join us, collaborate with us or gig with us, we'd like to hear from you.

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We help our clients to understand their purpose and, through human-to-human storytelling, use it to attract and retain loyal customers. Driven by our values, we are curious, honest and, most importantly, human.

If you’ve a passion for telling and sharing stories and want to be part of our growing team, get in touch. If you don’t see a job opportunity that fits here, but feel we talk the same language, we’d be happy to hear from you.

PR Account Executive

Reporting to: Account Manager

Location: Chepstow (although home/flexible working is supported where required)

Salary band: £18K to £22K

Ideal experience: Minimum of 1 year in an agency or in-house PR role

Purpose: The primary role of the Account Executive is to find and secure opportunities to share our clients’ stories, with help and guidance from the rest of their team. You’ll also be the eyes and ears of the account team, with a 360 degree view of all activity on campaigns.

The Account Executive will:

  • Identify and secure opportunities to share clients’ news, opinions and customer testimonials.
  • Deliver against client, campaign and content plans, working with account teams to meet and exceed client expectations.
  • Contribute to the story making essential to differentiate our clients in a cluttered and competitive marketplace.
  • Produce and commission creative and informative content for various channels, in whatever format best suits our target audience.
  • Help to manage team resource in order to achieve results in the most cost-effective fashion.
  • Create and deliver client reports, highlighting success and ideas for progress.
  • Liaise with clients in meetings, calls, media briefings etc…

Key Attributes of the Ideal Person

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of one year’s experience as an account executive in a successful PR agency is preferred, or…
  • A minimum of one year’s experience as a communications assistant or similar in-house
  • A degree (undergraduate or Masters) would be great, but we’d still love to hear from you regardless
  • If you have experience working with technology brands – that’s a considerable advantage

Knowledge and Skills

  • Very organised, with an ability to manage and prioritise your own to-do list
  • You can write short articles, blogs and posts with the minimum of support
  • Ability to seek out and build relationships with influencers (which includes media, bloggers, analysts, academics and trade bodies)
  • Adept with using social media channels to tell stories
  • Familiarity with media management systems
  • Knowledge of Mac/Windows, G-Suite, Office for Mac and social media tools

Persona and values

  • Hard working and organised
  • Creative and curious
  • A desire to succeed
  • Keen to learn
  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • Proactivity and a ‘get stuck in’ attitude
  • Team oriented
  • Good sense of humour

To apply for this role, please send you CV and a covering letter to Jon Bawden. Or feel free to ask us a question.

Send your CV and covering letter to Jon Bawden

07525 474563 | jonb@wearecohesive.com

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