Thanks to recent client wins, Label PR is recruiting an Account Executive for its Manchester office.

The ideal candidate will have proven success working within consumer PR and across beauty and lifestyle brands. Beauty PR experience is desired but not essential, as well as a demonstrated ability to work to targets, perform under pressure and bring new ideas to our enthusiastic and passionate agency.

Basic Expectations:

• A ‘can do’ attitude is essential
• Enthusiasm, dedication and self motivation
• Speed: carrying out tasks quickly and efficiently
• Lateral thinking – think across all brands and maximize on all opportunities for client and agency benefit
• A team player with a knowledge of the news agenda on both trade and consumer levels
• Proven writing ability – across press releases and features
• Proven ability to monitor and reach coverage targets
• Proven ability to confidently liaise with clients, media and management
• Demonstrated ability to follow campaign strategy
• Demonstrated ability to build new media and VIP contacts across different sectors
• Proven reporting ability across accounts
• Demonstrated and reported success on day-to-day press office functions
• Ability to express personal learning objectives and demonstrate a desire to improve individual skills base

Guide to Role & Responsibilities:

• Media liaison and relationship building
• Client liaison – ensuring communication is always at its best
• Day to day press office functions – product and image placement
• Sample management and co-ordination
• Celebrity gifting for product placement
• Copy writing – press releases, features, look sheets, emailers, promotional copy, invites
• Assisting in implementing strategies, coordinating events and shows
• Media monitoring – off and online
• Administrative tasks including creating and building media lists, minute taking, client reporting, sending and receiving samples, gifting etc
• Maintaining and updating the press database
• Management social media for the clients where applicable
• Producing media packs for brands & arrange regular media visits
• Ensuring that branding standards are maintained throughout all internal and external communications
• Compiling of monthly coverage evaluations and meeting agendas
• Regular creative brainstorms with the team
Qualifications & Education Requirements:
• Degree in relevant subject (2:2 or above)
• Minimum of 1 year’s (consumer PR) experience
Required Skills:
• Top tier contacts that can be utilized at the drop of a hat
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Great relationship building skills to instantly adapt to new teams
• Outstanding time management and ability to prioritize tasks
• Natural ability to multitask
• Confidence on the phone – contacting press to secure coverage
• Experience of working with a range of consumer clients
• Ability to build relationships with clients and journalists
• Super organized
• Hard working
• Creative thinker
• Team-player

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