Senior Account Executive/Account Executive

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Having worked and grown alongside the European startup ecosystem, our Founder had her eyes set on building an agency that truly understands scaling tech companies. Being agile is a part of life for a startup, and a partner who can match your needs is hard to come by. CEW Communications is doing agency differently. We're the new kid on the block. Your add-on CMO.

We're a growing team on the look out for the best talent to provide our clients with a range of services to help them scale. We're small but scaling, and are looking for people eager to play a role in growing a new business and who want to work with the very best Founders and tech companies. 

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We need a Senior Account Executive or experienced Account Executive ready to advance their career. You'll play a key part in supporting our two Account Managers, and will oversee junior team members. You need to have an interest or experience in everything from PropTech to InsurTech, and FinTech to Investment, and show a real knowledge of the UK media landscape. We need creativity, energy, and a problem solver. You should be starting to think more strategically about media relations and be able to take the lead on projects and sell-ins. 

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Salary Range: £24-28K Per Annum + Annual Bonus

Requirements

- 1-2 years experience in an agency

- Ability to show creativity and problem solving

- Growing media contacts

- Team player and willing to lead projects

- Inquisitive by nature - you love learning about new things 

If you're interested, please send an email with your CV to jobs@cewcomms.com. 

 

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

Processes/Administration

  • Overseeing junior team in all reporting for client management and campaigns

  • Meeting deadlines set by your line manager 

  • Referring to activity schedules on a regular basis and flagging to line manager if you are over/under planned hours 

  • Keeping accurate weekly time sheets

 

Media Relations and Social Media

  • Have a solid understanding of the UK/International media scene and regularly meet with relevant journalists to build relationships 

  • Contribute to media strategy, making suggestions on how to improve stories/angles 

  • Creating and managing media lists, keeping them up to date with new contacts and customising for specific sell-ins 

  • Delivering competent sell-ins of media stories to generate coverage for clients

  • Ensuring timely response to proactive and reactive PR requests - including flagging Response Source opportunities, #JournoRequest, forward features, and possible reactions to the news. 

  • Develop a solid understanding of different social media channels, their uses and application

 

PR Content Development

  • Drafting PR materials such as press releases, comments, biographies, company backgrounders, features etc.

  • Delivering documents for proofing to your Account Manager by the agreed deadline 

  • Drafting social media copy 

 

Account Management

  • Develop and sustain relationship with clients 

  • Provide status updates in client and team meetings 

  • Implement daily telephone and written communication with clients

  • Deep understanding of clients’ businesses, being able to talk eloquently about their sector 

  • Display creativity in opportunities for clients, sell-in hooks and collaboration with third parties

  • Event management, taking ownership of appointed tasks.