PR Account Executive (Maternity Cover)

Freshly Ground PR
The Guild Hub
High Street
Bath
BA2 4BR

 recruitment@freshlygroundpr.co.uk

Summary

Varied role in food and drink PR agency, based in central Bath. Initial 10-month fixed-term maternity cover contract starting in February 2018, with prospect of permanent position to follow within a growing team.


Full Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day account management support
  • Liaising with journalists, handling information and image requests
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted contacts
  • Copywriting – blogs, website copy, collateral
  • Proof reading
  • Managing press cuttings and client evaluations
  • Building and maintaining press lists
  • Attending meetings and events
  • Managing client coverage forecasts
  • Sampling activity
  • FGPR website and social media – updates and analytics
  • Client social media – monitoring, posting and reports
  • Research
  • Design (Microsoft Publisher) – posters, fliers, leaflets
  • Monitoring the media, staying up to date with local, regional and national news
  • Photography
  • General administration

Skills and Experience:

Essential

  • Work experience in PR role
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills, presentation skills and confidence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Creative thinking
  • Flexibility, determination and enthusiasm
  • High level of computer literacy (Office programs in particular)
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to think strategically
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude, with ability to multi-task and use own initiative
  • Genuine interest in food and drink
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Driving license and own transport

Desirable

  • Qualifications in PR or marketing
  • Experience with website Content Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Design and/or photography experience

Hours:

  • 9.00am to 5.30pm (full time, Monday to Friday)
  • Additional hours may be required for events on evenings and weekends

Salary and benefits:

  • £19,000 - £22,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • 28 days paid annual leave, including bank holidays (pro rata)

Location:

The Guild Hub, High Street, Bath BA1 5EB

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