We are looking for an exceptional Account Executive to join our lively and creative Food and Drink team to work across a range of exciting brands – from big household names to dynamic challenger brands.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of campaigns, but have a main focus on coverage delivery, client liaising and low-level consultation. He/she will work across a variety of different clients and a range of different sectors.  Entrants must have a good knowledge of the food and drink media both print and online, with a comprehensive understanding of the digital sector.

This is an exciting role with lots of room for growth and development

What we’re looking for:

  • A minimum of 1+ years’ experience in consumer comms (preferably with some experience of the food and drink sector) covering both trade and consumer remits
  • A determination to deliver top quality results under pressure (and small accounts)
  • An understanding of how to compile submissions for a cross section of trade media including features and news
  • Initiative: Continuously thinking of new ways to pitch to the media and finding other tasks to be getting on with during down time
  • Experience of delivering outcomes in line with client objectives
  • Exceptional media and social contacts and the confidence to create new relationships
  • Experience of researching, writing and distributing press releases to target media
  • Ability to work well within a team and under pressure
  • A hunger to develop, learn and progress
  • A can-do attitude – from proactively suggesting campaign ideas, to creating content, to responding to social trends
  • Autonomous – ability to manage projects from start to finish with positive results, and demonstration of self-motivation
  • A strong understanding of what makes a killer story
  • A creative and imaginative mind-set, with an ability to help devise campaign ideas that work for the client and produce great results

Key benefits of joining the 38-strong Spider team

  • A nurturing, friendly and fun environment: running club Monday, sweetie bowl Wednesday, dog cuddles every day
  • Early finish every Friday and on birthdays
  • The ability to progress quickly through the ranks
  • A diverse client portfolio
  • A strong social community
  • Pension scheme
  • Company-wide outings (pizza, pub runs and park walks to name a few) on regular basis, fizz each Friday, quarterly team drinks/breakfasts, annual sports day, and much more!

Salary: circa. £25k p/a dependent on experience

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Things to know about Spider 

  • We are a team of 38, plus 2 wonderful office dogs!
  • The ‘Spider House’ is a beautiful converted Victorian warehouse located just a 5 minute walk from London Bridge
  • We have 5 key divisions: Food and Drink, Property, Lifestyle, Corporate, and Digital
  • We are an owner managed agency which gives a unique and genuine family feel to the company
  • We enjoy a nurturing, friendly and fun environment
  • We have excellent employee retention rate (people genuinely enjoy working here!) and offer fast career progression
  • We work with a diverse and exciting portfolio of clients

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Please note that due to high volumes of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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