Date Added: 28 April 2018
: 27 May 2018
Job Title: Account Executive, Media Relations
Working For: Apollo Strategic Communications
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Apollo Strategic Communications, a rapidly expanding international public relations agency, is looking for an account executive to work on its growing number of high profile accounts. The successful candidate, reporting to a senior account director, will have the freedom and flexibility to independently project manage, including overseeing specific projects for clients.
This is an opportunity to work with an elite client list that includes foundations, international corporations, national governments and tech companies. On any given day, we work on a rich mix of important and topical issues – from countering online extremism to the future of education in emerging economies to environmental policy after Brexit.
The successful candidate will have at least four years’ experience working in journalism or communications. They will have an in-depth knowledge and passion for the media old and new, have a powerful intellect that can master complex issues quickly, as demonstrated by an exceptional academic track record. They will also have sparkling writing skills, the ability to work in a team under pressure to tight deadlines, and the energy, flexibility, and tenacity to take on responsibilities.
They will need to have the interpersonal skills to win the confidence of clients and to pitch to journalists. They must be able to produce a well-researched, original and lively article to a deadline. At the same time, they will have the organisation skills required to create an impressive coverage report for a client or organise a successful media event.
On occasion, they will be required to work outside of normal office hours and at weekends. The successful candidate will be expected to work from home, though will need to attend regular meetings in London.
Closing Date: 27 May 2018
Start date is as soon as possible with interviews commencing on May 8, 2018.
Apply for this position by sending your CV and cover letter to Alex Jungwirth at firstname.lastname@example.org