Looking for account executive jobs? Do you know what qualities are needed?
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If you are thinking of a career change or to start your career in PR, read on to find out more about the qualities needed for account executive jobs in a PR agency.
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Now in our 21st year of trading, Media Contacts is one of the UK’s leading recruiters in the communication industry. Today, we are going to discuss the skills and qualities you will require to successfully fill account executive jobs ideally in a PR agency.
Those considering account executive jobs in a PR agency should realise that the job requires a varied skill set. According to our PR consultant Eddie Everard, you should have:
Up to 1 years experience ideally from a PR agency background
Good grasp of the key publications and target media for clients
The beginnings of relationships with a range of trade, broadcast, digital and national print journalists
An ability to pick up the phone and “sell in” a news story or feature opportunity
Ability to write a good press release
Knowledge about how social media can be used for brands and ability to write appropriate content for social media channels
Also values and attitude very important e.g. someone who rolls their sleeves up, who is enthusiastic, proactive, uses initiative and shows a thirst for knowledge and learning off colleagues. You should be someone who is will go the extra mile.
For more information on account executive jobs, please visit our website www.media-contacts.co.uk or contact our team who will be more than happy to assist. If you feel you maybe suited to a different type of role, we also specialise in conference producer jobs, medical writer jobs, creative director jobs, marketing and publishing jobs in London. Please contact us for further information.
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