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Account Executive (Food & Hospitality)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Account Executive to join our Foodservice & Hospitality team in Bristol and work on some of the agency’s big ticket clients.

Location

Bristol

Salary

£18,000 plus benefits

Closing date

10.06.2018

If you’re looking for a new challenge, working on some interesting and high profile nation clients within a dynamic and creative fast growing team then listen up! We’re looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Account Executive to join our Foodservice & Hospitality team in Bristol and work on some of the agency’s big ticket clients.

As part of the core client day to day team you will provide support managing campaigns and clients day-to-day. You’ll be coming up with creative story angles, engaging national, trade and regional journalists, consulting with the client on media opportunities and developing you own consulting skills and strategic thinking, working closely with an account manager.

You’ll have plenty of support from the senior team and lots of opportunities for training, and to develop your own particular skills and interests. We’re open to new ideas and not afraid of a challenge, all of which underpins our drive to deliver the best possible results for clients and enjoy ourselves while we do it.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the implementation of PR projects and programmes from initial brief, through to drafting content, media relations and campaign evaluation working with your account manager
  • Build and maintain strong media relationships that help us to deliver for clients
  • Development of an in-depth knowledge of the client’s business and the sector in which they operate to ensure PR initiatives are relevant and competitive
  • Over time build and maintain strong client relationships, to support the account activity
  • Support the account teams with reporting and account management

You’ll have some experience of working in a PR consultancy or an in-house PR team (even if just from an internship). You’ll be a strong writer and communicator with the ability to develop close professional relationships with clients and colleagues. You’ll be ambitious and proactive with excellent organisational skills, and you will relish the opportunity to work in a fun, creative agency environment.
*graduates with relevant experience are invited to apply

The rewards:

  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank holidays)
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme of up to 5 days per year
  • Additional 5 days’ holiday on your 5th anniversary year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and development programme
  • Well-being programme inc. weekly fruit delivery and eye-care vouchers
  • Refer a friend and new business incentives
  • Medical cash plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.
  • Employee discount scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets.

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