Junior Account Executive

Salary
£20,000 per annum
Hours
09.30 - 17.30
Position Type
Full Time
Location
Camden Town
Closing Date
27/10/2019
Advert expires on
22/10/2019

TVC Group

Main Duties

● Demonstrate ability and skills to sell in agreed storylines and spokespeople to UK and Global media; and build an established network of media contacts

● Liaise with journalists, producers and editors to secure a high standard of media coverage

● Show a clear understanding of what makes a good news story across the different media platforms: online, print, broadcast and social

● Research and suggest possible news angles and draft press and broadcast releases

● Maintain first class administration on all client accounts; ensuring all relevant client folders are kept in correct working order; preparation of internal / external status reports and contact sheets; ensuring coverage reports are kept up to date

● Establish a good day to day working relationship with clients and - supported by your line manager - liaise with them on projects

● Have an awareness of clients’ business activity and attend client meetings as required

● Work with your line manager on new business opportunities within existing accounts and help prepare creative proposals

● Support the Senior Account Executive to ensure campaigns are kept up to date on the Digital News Agency (DNA)

Skills and Experience

● Ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the business with strong written and verbal communication skills

● Good understanding of the media landscape both in UK and globally, across traditional and non-traditional / new media channels

● Multi-language skills for liaising with global media preferable

● Strong organisational, administrative and time management skills

● Ability to write appropriately for different requirements: status reports, contact reports, press releases, proposals, etc

● Computer literate with a sound understanding of Microsoft Office, as well as online tools including Gorkana, Meltwater, Foresight News etc

● Confidence to represent TVC when required

● Excellent attention to detail

● Ability to work as part of a team and to take initiative