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Richmond & Towers

Account Executive

An outstanding opportunity with a dynamic Clerkenwell-based PR and digital marketing agency for an ambitious executive with an interest in fashion, beauty and lifestyle PR. We’re seeking an organised and passionate self-starter to join our team.

The right candidate will have two years solid agency experience and will know the UK media and influencer scene inside out, with a black book of fashion and beauty contacts. The right candidate will be passionate about PR and events with a finger on the pulse of the latest trends and the confidence to represent a brand in front of press and influencers.

Main responsibilities:

  • to be responsible for the effective and efficient execution on a day-to-day basis of assigned PR programmes 
  • to develop an understanding of the wider aspects of those programmes in order to play a fuller role as a member of your team 
  • to establish the trust and confidence of your assigned clients 
  • to be familiar with and carry out all duties and responsibilities to the standards required by the agency

Key tasks and priorities will vary according to client programmes, but are likely to be the following:

  • all aspects of press relations, including: press releases, features and briefing sheets, 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 an understanding of their needs/how they work
  • hands-on experience of working on digital communication campaigns and projects, influencer/blogger engagement and online PR
  • liaising with clients; attending client meetings  
  • helping to organise press events and other functions 
  • ensuring detailed contact reports of all meetings/decisions are completed and distributed on time 
  • preparing regular activity/status and coverage reports for clients 
  • identifying new business opportunities, contributing to the preparation of proposals and taking part in new business presentations

You may also be required to undertake further specific duties as directed by your account manager and/or other directors of the agency.

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