PR Senior Account Executive (Food/Drink)

PR & Comms £ 24,000 - £ 27,000 per year

PR Senior Account Executive - PR agency - Farringdon

Up to £27k + Amazing Benefits

PR Senior Account Executive - The Company

Specialising in food, drink and lifestyle, my client delivers consumer, B2B and corporate campaigns that make a real difference.
Their media and influencer campaigns are multi award-winning, and their clients and people stay with them for years -proof that not only do they do fantastic, engaging and exciting work, but that this agency is also a great place to spend your days!
They love working with challenger brands, the biggest in the business and all those in between, and their consultants are experts in brand building, PR, social media, digital, content and reputation management.
They believe that content is king, and our success is based on how they tell stories, in words, images and events.
However, content must always be relevant, so their strategies and creativity are fiercely focused on delivering content that impacts bottom line.
They'll give you exciting campaigns to work on, great people to work with, a competitive salary and an industry-leading benefits package that will help you develop personally and professionally, maintain a work-life balance, and reward you for your skills.

PR Senior Account Executive - The Role

An outstanding opportunity for an ambitious PR executive with an interest in food and health. My client is seeking an organised self-starter to join a high profile food brand account team.

The right candidate will have 2-3 years solid agency experience and will know the UK media and influencer scene inside out.

This is a great role for an ambitious SAE, this client is their biggest agency client with a dedicated team and far reaching scope of work. They agency cover pretty much all their comms work - consumer, trade, corporate, digital, influencer and are working on an increasing number of their sub brands too. They've worked with this brand for 20 years and have a very strong relationship, so it's a brilliant and high profile account team to join- A great learning opportunity!

Key Responsibilities

*All aspects of press relations, including: press releases, features and briefing sheets, writing to specified formats, styles and deadlines, organising interviews, liaising with journalists, identifying and maximising opportunities for coverage, maintaining up-to-date feature opportunity lists, gaining an in-depth knowledge of target media and a good understanding of their needs/how they work
*Day-to-day community management of social media accounts
*Liaising with clients; attending client meetings, setting and meeting objectives and KPIs
*Providing support and guidance for AE/JAE, as appropriate
*Monitoring press coverage and reporting both to your account manager and/or director and back to client as appropriate
*Liaising with suppliers (photographers, designers, printers, etc) as directed by your account manager and/or director
*Organising press events and other functions
*Undertaking research projects as required (e.g. research for new business enquiries/proposals)
*ensuring detailed contact reports of all meetings/decisions are completed and distributed on time
*identifying new projects, preparing and delivering proposals, where appropriate

PR Senior Account Executive - Required skills/interests
The agency are looking for a bright, ambitious, confident SAE with a love of media relations. They really need someone to run their consumer press office and get involved with motivating the team of JAEs- you would also be involved in lots of other aspects of the accounts - to suit your experience and development needs.

The perfect person would be someone who has their finger on the pulse with a natural interest in health, wellbeing and food. Someone with this background would e ideal as they would talk about health, food, fitness etc all day!

*Have an interest in and knowledge of industry issues (and, in particular, food and health)
*Have established strong relationships with the media, bloggers and key influencers and have a natural interest and drive to develop those contacts
*Be able to demonstrate your own structure of time management and the ability to implement activity without being prompted, to demonstrate initiative, show enthusiasm and personal drive
*Have hands-on experience of working day to day on digital communications including social media and social networking campaigns

If this is the Senior Account Executive role for you then do not hesitate and apply now!

We have a variety of PR roles on at present (£20k-£130k), so if this is one is not suitable; please call me to discuss other exciting opportunities which you can apply for.

For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "Ryan Farrell" To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Ryan Farrell | DD: + 44| 207 845 7259 -, Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly.

Contact: Ryan Farrell

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