Senior Account Executive

GB-London
Job ID
8125
United Kingdom-London
Category
Public Relations

Overview

WE Communications, one of the world’s largest independent integrated communications agencies, is looking for driven professionals to join our highly successful office in London. With an office in office in Covent Garden, we are keen to bolster our ranks with a talented PR/Comms Senior Account Executive to join us and work on one our largest Tier 1 global accounts.

 

Our London office is one of 18 across the globe, and it’s expanding rapidly. We work across time zones and continents. Our clients are innovative and so is our work – and importantly, our employees come first. We are currently looking for a first-class PR/Comms operator to become an integral part of our award-winning team, working on some of our largest and most established global clients; providing insightful client counsel, a deep understanding of the technology sector and passion for business writing.  We require you to have a can-do attitude, a willingness to learn, contribute and have a voice in our super-collaborative team.  We also require you to have solid agency experience to date, whilst mastering the ability to manage both up and down – ensuring you develop, as well as your direct reports.

 

This a great opportunity for an ambitious SAE to join our super-collaborative team and help us drive full integration across our client portfolio, allowing you to become an integral part on a number of key local, regional and global clients.  You will also have a solid understanding of how best to optimise both traditional and digital communication in order to deliver excellent integrated strategies.

 

Key strengths within this role should include content creation, UK media relations, a passion for technology, international coordination and the ability to think multi-channel/multi-platform at all times.  You will join a very talented and committed team, working on a great mix of instantly recognisable technology brand(s), and significant attention will be given to your career growth and development.

Responsibilities

 

Main Accountabilities:

  • Integrated (traditional and digital) strategy and campaign development experience
  • Solid media relations skills, whilst already having strong and established relationships with local UK and EMEA wide media
  • Story generation – helping to brainstorm ideas to generate coverage for clients
  • Ability to work with the digital and creative teams– providing well thought out briefs a variety of projects such as microsites, infographics and visuals

Qualifications

Key Attributes of the Candidate:

 

Leadership:

  • Has strong and persuasive communication skills
  • Is a creative, flexible problem solver
  • Has desire to work as one team and share knowledge

 

Personal Management and Style:

  • Is committed to delivering and exceeding expectations
  • Is able to manage ambiguity and be a pragmatic problem solver
  • Shows patience and tenacity
  • Drives efficiency
  • Is flexible and responsive to changing priorities
  • Works collaboratively as part of a diverse team

 

Previous proven experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in communications – in an agency and/or within applicable industry
  • New business development experience
  • Experience of both B2B and B2C, across multiple sectors
  • Proven track record of delivering high-profile campaigns, both in the UK and across EMEA

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