Senior PR Account Executive

Public Relations vacancy in Newbury, Berkshire:

About the Senior PR Account Executive role:

Public Relations agency Kelso Consulting is looking for a great PR professional to join our Thames Valley office in Newbury as a Senior PR Account Executive.

We are an award-winning B2B public relations consultancy, and we particularly specialise in working with business technology and professional firms (accountants, lawyers and management consultants) as well as financial services companies.  Our campaigns are focused on national newspapers, business magazines, broadcasters and also international business publications, and typically have a strong current affairs flavour.

We are a great place to further your career, with a friendly team and a strong focus on development and training. We are especially suited for people who are serious about their professional development and who are looking to take greater responsbility and use their inititiative to the full.

We are particularly looking for ambitious PR professionals who want to quickly get to move to Account Manager within the next couple of years.

The candidate we seek will be a hardworking, organised and dynamic person with at least 2 years' PR experience (most of it supporting financial, professional, business technology or similar B2B businesses).

 

Key requirements for this Public Relations account executive position:

We are looking for someone who is already an account executive (or press office equivalent) and is ready to progress their career by taking on more  responsibilities as well as broadening their skills.

In addition, we are looking for candidates who also possess:

  • Strong writing skills and a good head for numbers and statistics

  • A sound knowledge of current political and business affairs

  • Strong developing project management skills

  • Great skills at calling journalists to place stories

  • Lots of experience using social media

  • A “can do” attitude

  • A strong commitment to improving their skills as a PR practitioner

Kelso Consulting Benefits

  • Competitive Salary

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Office closed over Christmas period

  • Ongoing training and development

While we believe strong PR skills (writing, news sense, press contacts) are the cornerstones, you can also expect to pick up a range of skills around other important areas including SEO, website management, thought leadership, Hubspot inbound marketing software, and social media.

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About us:

We’re an award-winning PR agency that specialises in providing high-impact media relations and thought leadership for a range of professional, consultancy and tech B2B businesses, mainly in London.. but also nationally and in Germany too. They are ambitious businesses looking to be seen as leaders in their market. They range from large international corporates to sole practitioners, and many of our clients are mid-sized owner-managed businesses.

Our core values are: ambitious for our clients; determination; excellence; teamwork; and integrity. They are important to us and the experience our clients get, and we are keen to meet candidates who embody these and who are keen to develop their skills as a PR professional.

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