Here at Another Word, we’re on the hunt for a full time junior account executive. You’ll support existing clients as well as servicing new opportunities coming in.

Another Word is a punchy, purpose driven PR agency with a significant portfolio of household and business brands that includes DHL and KP Snacks.

To succeed in the team you’ll be responsible, committed, dynamic and a team player. You’ll be hungry to experience new opportunities and learn best practice and you’ll enjoy a varied portfolio working across B2B clients.  A minimum of six months' experience working in an agency environment is required.

Job description

Media relations: 

  • Monitor media. Assist teams to research, identify or track relevant issues for clients through reading selected media and inputting relevant ideas or publicity opportunities to teams
  • Up-date media lists regularly
  • Handle incoming media enquiries, checking with senior team as appropriate
  • Telephone sell-in of client news to journalists 
  • Prepare /monitor forward feature lists and sell-in / submit material to deadline
  • Develop and engage key contacts in the media (including online) 
  • Develop wider exposure/confidence with media

Client Relations:

  • Act as a back up point of contact for client enquiries, relaying messages and resolving queries whenever possible
  • Develop relationships with clients as trusted support for their accounts 

Communication/ Presentation:

  • Proven ability to communicate positively with a large group
  • Good listening skills
  • Ensure good working knowledge of client sectors, media and stakeholder environment with the ability to confidently represent the client and agency in a wide range of situations
  • An interest in business, current affairs and consumer affairs is a pre-requisite

Writing skills:

  • Demonstrate high attention to detail in all written communications, internal and external including grammar, spelling, clear structure and news worthiness where relevant
  • Take and accurately process briefs, producing action-plan, research and copy
  • Produce draft copy for client publications/product releases/competition copy/consumer and trade releases/adapting press release for regional variations/photo captions
  • Produce action and status reports 

New business:

  • Contribute to pitches. Provide research and data as required plus analysis where relevant or possible
  • Attend and contribute to new business brainstorms with creative ideas 

Digital 

  • Understanding of digital channels and trends and how they impact communications strategy
  • Manage AW social channels and website with support and input from the team as well as necessary training 
  • Prepare and deliver content plans for relevant client portfolio

Office management and team support 

  • Assist with media monitoring and compiling coverage across all accounts
  • Support with meeting preparation such as room bookings, preparing materials and booking hospitality 
  • Support with office management tasks such as ordering supplies

Workload management

You will also be required to demonstrate workload management by undertaking the following activities.

  • Time management - planning, organising and prioritising your workload to ensure deadlines and objectives for work activities are met
  • Diary management – ensuring email/online diaries are kept up to date
  • Meetings – arranging internal and external meetings, ensuring rooms are suitable and attendees needs are catered for
  • Career development - taking responsibility for personal learning and professional development

Working with People 

You will also be required to demonstrate the following in their ability to work with people.

  • Professional Relationships – developing professional relationships with colleagues and stakeholders, effective listening and verbal/written communication
  • Communicating with supervisors/mentors - ensuring they are aware of work in progress and are briefed when any problems arise
  • Team Building - working with teams to achieve goals and promote a motivated work environment
  • Networking - building a professional network of other PR professionals whilst maintaining an professional image

Personal attributes

  • Collaborative
  • Responsible 
  • Proactive 
  • Conscientious 
  • Inquisitive 

 Salary: £21,000


To Apply

Please e-mail [email protected] for details or to send a copy of your CV by the 14th December.

Please include in your application that you heard about this opportunity through the Taylor Bennett Foundation.