Spider- London PR agency

SPIDER IS RECRUITING FOR ITS B2B/CORPORATE TEAM

We are looking for an exceptional Junior Account Executive to join our fast paced and growing agency in our growing B2B/Corporate team. 

The successful candidate will work with prestigious brands across a wide range of sectors. This is a role for those who don’t want to be pigeon-holed into one discipline or sector and who thrive on fast-paced diversity.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of campaigns, but have a main focus on coverage delivery, client liaison and evaluation. As a Junior Account Executive, you will be required to prepare press materials, pitch to news desks and work closely with senior members of the team. A can-do, proactive and positive attitude is a must, as is the ability to work quickly and accurately.  

A can-do, proactive and positive attitude is a necessity, as is the ability to work quickly and accurately. An interest in the world of business is a pre-requisite.

The successful candidate must have:

·         Ideally a minimum 1 years’ experience in an agency with B2B/Corporate comms (ideally in an agency setting and at Junior Account Executive level)

·         Proven ability or enthusiaism to consistently deliver large volumes high-quality media coverage to target (plus a swag bag full of current media contacts and a desire to earn more)

·         Exceptional and efficient written ability under pressure. Proven experience in creating a range of media materials.

·         A proven ability to prioritise workload in a fast-paced and results-driven environment

·         Demonstrable experience of client liaison, preferably with senior executives

·         A keen understanding of what makes a killer story 

.     A creative mind, who can spot the next big idea and story

·         A can-do attitude – from proactively suggesting campaign ideas, to selling in stories and smashing KPIs

Our package and benefits

·         Competitive salary

·         22 days’ holiday per annum (plus option to buy 3 extra holiday days each year)

·         Company pension scheme

·         Early finishes every Friday

·         Be Good Days – Everyone may take 1 day (paid) to work for a charity of their choice

·         Birthdays – 3pm departure after cake!

·         Break Away – Every employee has the opportunity to take one 5pm finish a week

·         Bubbles Friday – Between 4:00-4:30pm every Friday a bubbles cart will go around the office.

Things to know about Spider

·         We are a team of 45, 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 & Drink, Consumer & Not-For-Profit, Corporate & B2B, Property and Social & Digital 

·         We are an owner managed agency with 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

JUNIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

The main role includes:

  • Media monitoring/keeping an eye out for all coverage
  • Generating new media relationships
  • Liaising on a daily basis with the media/coverage delivery
  • Researching the media and keeping up-to-date with it
  • Gaining a understanding of the key journalists and publications in your sector
  • Updating all coverage schedules and reports
  • Collating media lists
  • Drafting press releases
  • Take down notes in meetings to circulate to clients and the wider agency team
  • Answering basic client requests via calls and emails
  • Keeping timesheet up to date
  • Organising press kits and media send outs
  • Keeping all in house files and client files in up to date
  • General day–to-day admin

If interested, please email jessica.heaney@wearespider.com 

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