Public Relations Account Executive

Lightning Sharks
 London, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
  •  Full Time
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We work differently because today’s world works differently. Our global team works across timezones and cultures to help businesses connect with their customers.

What makes you stand out

This is an exciting opportunity for a public relations practitioner with a passion for digital assets or blockchain technology to join a stellar team. As one of London’s leading blockchain media agencies, we work with some of the most recognisable names in the industry, so you will be highly driven to help our clients get great coverage and stay front of mind.

 

We will count on you to

As a PR Account Executive/Senior Account Executive, you will support the PR Manager and PR Director to provide tactical day to day support, however there will be opportunities to contribute to other accounts and divisions meaning there is plenty of scope for development and progression.

  • Developing media pitches
  • Identifying news stories
  • Writing press releases / developing earned media content
  • Pitching media to secure editorial coverage
  • Developing PR calendars
  • Developing lists of social influencers to target and engaging accordingly
  • Preparing and managing media lists
  • Media monitoring for reactive / proactive opportunities
  • Regular client reporting
  • Administrative support

 

Who we think would be a good fit

Your passion, innovation, integrity, curiosity and professionalism will set you apart and you will value accountability, respect, teamwork and excellence to ensure our clients stand out and get noticed.

  • Experience: You will have proven experience working in a busy press office or PR agency, ideally with technology or blockchain, B2B clients.
  • Network: You will have begun to build a healthy network of technology and B2B contacts across trade and national media, also showing an ability to follow the news agenda.
  • Media: Knowing as much as you can about the UK media landscape and being able to navigate the people will serve you well in this role.
  • Time management: As an ambitious agency with plenty of work on offer, a big part of your role will be about managing your time, so we need some organised and highly efficient.
  • Communication: Naturally you will be an excellent communicator and people person, building great relationships and striving to understanding client needs.
  • Confidence: You will have plenty of responsibility and client-facing work from the off, so do not be afraid to get stuck in and use your initiative.
  • Resilience: Dealing with multiple priorities and deadlines goes hand in hand with this role, so we are looking for someone who can cope well under pressure, is composed, calm and decisive.
  • Reporting: You will appreciate the importance of data and analytics, have experience with PR databases and be happy to get stuck into the admin side of things.