PR Account Executive

SK Events Ltd

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We are looking for a bright and creative Account Executive to join our growing PR team. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work on some exciting projects, including events that are owned and run by SK Events, such as Liverpool Food and Drink Festival, as well as campaigns that we deliver on behalf of our clients.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the successful delivery of in-house and client campaigns and will hold a number of responsibilities across day-to-day account activity, including:
• Media relations
• Drafting press releases, blog posts, web copy and e-blasts
• Web content management – keeping SK Events-owned websites updated
• Managing social media campaigns
• Writing copy for promotional material
• Researching, brainstorming and assisting with planning of PR campaigns
• Compiling progress reports, both for the internal team and for clients
• Collating and analysing media coverage

Skills, characteristics and previous experience required

• Previous experience within a PR agency would be beneficial
• Entrepreneurial attitude and a self-starter
• A creative thinker
• Team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude
• A basic understanding and knowledge of the media and public relations
• A good understanding of social media, particularly Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
• Confident and polite telephone manner
• Awareness of the media agenda and an ability to identify ‘newsworthy’ stories
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good presentation skills
• Ability to operate with a degree of independence but to seek assistance from other team members when required
• Capable of monitoring and analysing media coverage and other relevant communications vehicles and preparing reports
• An interest in food and drink would be advantageous

SK Events Company Overview

SK Events owns and organises large scale public events, such as Liverpool Food and Drink Festival. We also work alongside a number of clients to put on events, such as launches, pop-up events, conferences and awards ceremonies, we have recently worked on events for Peel Ports, TK Maxx and Shop Direct to name but a few.

Our in-house PR team is responsible for all PR and marketing of SK owned events, we also work on integrated PR and events campaigns for a number of clients, including Fazenda and Carluccio’s.

• Competitive salary
• 20 days holiday per year
• Gym membership

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