PR Account Executive

Public Relations vacancy in Newbury, Berkshire:

About the PR Executive role:

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

We are an award-winning B2B public relations consultancy in the Thames Valley, and we particularly specialise in working with business technology, professional firms (accountants, lawyers and management consultants) as well as financial services companies. Our campaigns target the national newspapers, business media, broadcasters and the international media primarily for London and international businesses.

We are a great place to start 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 use their inititiative to the full.

The candidate we seek will be a hardworking, organised and dynamic person ready to start a career in Public Relations (most of it supporting technology, professional, financial, B2B or similar businesses).

We are looking for someone who either has PR experience through internships or who already has a job in Public Relations. You will be an enthusiastic graduate or someone with good A-Levels who is ready to start their career by learning and applying PR skills to help us create and deliver ambitious campaigns for our clients.

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

  • Strong writing skills, as well as the ability to interpret statistics

  • An interest in current political and business affairs

  • Great phone confidence

  • 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 the 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 digital areas including SEO, website management, thought leadership, learning how to use Hubspot inbound marketing software, and social media.

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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