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Senior Account Executive (Corporate Enterprise)

London, England, United Kingdom

What’s happening? 

Weber Shandwick is looking for a talented Senior Associate (Senior Account Executive-equivalent) who wants to be part of the Corporate Enterprise practice in our London office.

The practice is made up of a smart, dedicated and fun team with expertise spanning B2B, Corporate, Public Affairs, Crisis/Issues, Technology, Social Impact/ESG and Technology. 

The ideal candidate will be curious, ambitious, proactive and friendly. The role offers a portfolio of well-known global brands, as well as work on integrated campaigns involving earned media, strategy, creative, analytics and digital specialists.

You’ll be instrumental in managing the day-to-day running of accounts, pitching to the media and securing coverage, and overseeing research and campaign reporting. 

 

What will you be doing? 

  • Support delivery of an exceptional client experience by leading in the development of status reports, materials trackers, media trackers, conference/event trackers and managing logistics for client/team meetings
  • Supporting the development of media/campaign strategies and providing knowledgeable recommendations
  • Media pitching
  • Collaborate with specialist practitioners within the practice and throughout the wider London office to support in the delivery of integrated communications campaigns
  • Oversee media research and the development of targeted media lists (top-tier, trade, specialist areas) 
  • Oversee research and development of media audits
  • Oversee accurate and timely media monitoring and campaign results reports 
  • Develop media materials (press releases, pitch emails, reporter backgrounders, social media posts) with minimal oversight
  • Stay on top of industry news, trends and influencers in specific industries and be able to link these to your clients’ objectives
  • Attend and lead sections of client meetings and/or teleconferences, overseeing the accurate capturing of meeting notes/actions
  • Project management, leading event logistics and liaising with suppliers (e.g. production companies)

 

Who are you?

  • Previous experience in Corporate/B2B/technology PR or marketing
  • An interest in the complex world of B2B/Corporate comms – in fact, an interest in the world full stop. The Corporate Enterprise team is an incredibly curious one, with interests spanning tech, sustainability, education, politics and more.
  • An understanding and proficiency in both media relations and the delivery of an exceptional client experience
  • A strong roster of journalist contacts with [Corporate, technology, B2B] and vertical sector beats at titles covering international, national and trade/vertical sector publications
  • Experience using standard PR tools (e.g. ResponseSource, Cision, Gorkana)
  • Be an excellent communicator and possess exceptional writing skills, particularly the ability to digest complex information and turn it into compelling, understandable written copy

 

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • 25 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays) plus 2 volunteering days
  • Personal pension plan
  • Early Friday finish
  • Online access to 650+ retail discounts
  • Group life assurance
  • Group income protection

Note from the talent team:

We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick. We will review all applications within five working days and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, down to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

 

 

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