PR Account Executive

April6

| UK | London/Hybrid | Permanent

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Posted on 29.02.2024

PR Account Executive

April Six Technology, London

 

We are looking for a super-organised, ambitious individual with exceptional attention to detail looking to join the PR team in our UK Technology Agency. This is an exciting opportunity to have exposure to the inner workings of a well-established agency partnering with some of the world’s leading tech companies as well as those defining emerging technologies that will shape the future.

 

April Six is a global B2B PR and marketing agency headquartered in London and with offices in Harefield, Bournemouth, Munich, San Francisco, Seattle, and Singapore. We take looking after our talent seriously – the right candidate will enjoy excellent career opportunities and become part of an exceptional team delivering real business impact, redefining what clients should expect from agency partnerships.

 

As part of MISSION, our agency has access to capabilities and services not typically found in specialist tech agencies, meaning our talented staff are not only able to gain an unusual depth and breadth of experience, but are also able to offer innovative and often unexpected and creative solutions to our client briefs, driving highly valued and long-term partnerships.

 

Purpose of the role

 

To join an established team looking after a number of PR-led accounts. The Account Executive role is pivotal to the day-to-day delivery of outstanding media opportunities for our clients, and integral to supporting the organisation of projects through the agency. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on an amazing variety of accounts, build their PR skills across a range of areas, and expand their knowledge of the technology industry.

 

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • To monitor the news agenda, identifying opportunities for our clients to offer relevant commentary.
  • To create pitches and pitch client content and news to the media, securing inclusion in the news and features sections of target publications.
  • To draft content such as press releases, blogs, bylines, and social media posts for client campaigns.
  • To undertake administration activities on client accounts, including, but not limited to, scanning the press for client coverage, clipping coverage for client reporting, preparing media and influencer target lists, preparing features/editorial calendars, preparing activity reports, and managing the logistics for events.
  • To maintain timelines, status reports and write contact reports after meetings as needed by your team.
  • To ensure everything is filed in line with agreed process.
  • To proof-read the work we produce, ensuring it is accurate and on brand.
  • To contribute to new business pitches where appropriate.

 

Essential skills and attributes

  • Able to communicate thoughts succinctly
  • Demonstrate exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task
  • Able to cope under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to prioritise workloads for self
  • Able to develop relationships with colleagues, and work as part of a team
  • Capable of proactive and creative thought
  • Prepared to muck in and get involved in areas in which they may have limited or no previous experience
  • Willing to learn new skills and assimilate large quantities of information
  • Can be relied upon to do what is required without continuous supervision

 

Ideal Characteristics

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience where organisation and multi-tasking was core to the role
  • An interest in technology

 

And in return?

 

We thought you might ask that… well, it just so happens we have a pretty good answer for you. Apart from working with a cracking bunch of nice people, we have a number of initiatives to help nurture our talent as well as some nice perks to make life a little easier.

  • Room to Grow appraisal system with individualised growth objectives and real time feedback
  • Professional development plan – we look to support skills growth with internal support and coaching, alongside online and in-person training and development opportunities
  • 28 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Health care cash back scheme (giving you money back for health-related fees such as dental appointments, contact lenses, prescriptions or physio)
  • 24 hour GP phone or video consultations and a 24-hour helpline offering counselling and supportive information
  • An hour every week to have a “Moment that matters for you” – to relax, exercise or pursue something that’s important to you
  • A special gift every year on your work anniversary to say thank you for being a part of our team
  • Lunch on the company once a month
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Refer A Friend scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme

 

Is that it?

Pretty much. Check out Aprilsix.com and if you think this exciting opportunity is a good fit for you, then we’d love to hear from you.

For more information on April Six