PR Account Executive (Travel)

PR & Comms £ 20,000 - £ 23,000 per year

The role:
An established Global PR agency is in the process of growing their London office, based in Soho, and looking for an ambitious, creative and entrepreneurial Account Executive to support the Account Director in a role that will see you upskill and develop greatly.
You will work closely with a highly enviable luxury travel client and support pitches on new business proposals.
Daily tasks would involve, but not be limited to;
* Media monitoring/evaluation
* Researching trends etc. for media pitches
* Drafting media pitches
* Media relations - face to face, email and telephone
* Drafting emails to clients requesting assets and feeding back on strong coverage leads and results
* Research for new business
* Updating databases
* Supporting with press trip requests (ensuring client and media have correct documentation etc.)
-12 months minimum Consumer PR agency experience
-An interest in developing experience outside of travel clients as the agency grows
-Have a proven track record for securing coverage
-Be able to name "go-to" travel media contacts by name
-Be conscientious and diligent with strong attention to detail (required for logging coverage, ensuring media press trip itineraries are correct etc.)
-Be creative and have an entrepreneurial spirit in terms of a get up and go/ can-do attitude
-Strong writing skills for drafting persuasive and inspiring media alerts
-A professional manner when liaising with media and clients
-Confident with face to face and over the phone liaison
-Willingness to make the role their own and work as part of (an initially small) team
-Strong administrative skills

Contact: Ryan Farrell

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