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Reference: 71012

Date Added: 10 May 2019
Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Job Title: Account Executive/Writer

Working For: Unitas Communications

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Job Details

Unitas are an international PR and Strategic Communications Agency. Working with high-level inter-governmental and private sector client’s such as the UN, the NFL, Barclays Wealth, the Arab League, the US State Department, the NHS and the OIC, Unitas offers a unique opportunity to represent and directly engage with some of the world’s largest organisations.

Responsibilities

  • Write, edit and proofread content for press materials
  • Draft op-eds, media articles on behalf of clients
  • Work closely with senior Unitas Directorship to produce business proposals and presentations
  • Proactively develop and implement media pitches
  • Respond to media information requests
  • Draft speeches and arrange interviews on behalf of clients
  • Manage and provide direction on all social media channels
  • Take a lead role in developing collateral materials including fact sheets, product descriptions, sales collateral, presentations, messaging, website content, newsletter content and blogs

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Media/journalism experience highly valued
  • Strong and versatile writing, editing and communication skills, a strong sense of time management
  • At least 3 years’ communications experience in an advocacy, non-profit, political, or corporate setting or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strict attention to detail
  • Ability to develop creative, compelling and accurate content in a variety of styles for diverse audiences
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated expertise in producing different types and styles of high-quality written material, including op-eds and press releases
  • Capacity to draft/edit material ranging from quick “sound bites” to in-depth policy analysis
  • Flexible and adaptable personal style. Must be capable of rapidly rearranging priorities and transitioning quickly between multiple tasks.
  • Strong knowledge of how the media works and how best to communicate with journalists
  • A keen interest and knowledge of Middle Eastern current affairs, news and current affairs issues, politics and policy issues is preferred

Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and a cover letter to info@unitascommunications.com by midnight of the closing date.

Website: http://www.unitascommunications.com/

Additional Notes

20th May 2019 - The closing date has been changed from 23 May 2019 to 29 May 2019.

29th May 2019 - The closing date has been changed from 9am on 29 May 2019 to midnight, 02 Jun 2019. The Jot Title has been changed from "Account Executive" to "Account Executive/Writer" and the Job Details have been changed accordingly.