PR Account Executive

  • Job Reference: 627560252-2
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Carlton Recruitment
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Salary: £22,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Creative, Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Print, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

PR Account Executive


£22,000 - £24,000

Full-Time Permanent

Hybrid working

We have an exciting and incredible opportunity available for a PR Account Executive in Leatherhead. If you are passionate about building a career in PR and Marketing this is for you.

Key Responsibilities for a PR Account Executive:

  • Responsible for technical press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces
  • Leading press releases pitches and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online publications, to engage them in covering clients' stories
  • Do research and discover forward feature and other media chances for clients
  • Completely handle the process of press release distribution for accounts, including list-building using the agency's database system
  • Design, construct and maintain excellent working relationships with clients, journalists and industry contacts
  • Answer to phone calls and emails from journalists and clients
  • Organise interviews and meetings with key journalists
  • Schedule and create events with account teams within relevant time, production and financial constraints
  • Join client events and industry conferences, often overseas
  • Manage clients' social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn channels
  • Manage and work with the team on client advertising campaigns
  • Contribute to client meetings and maintain workload tracking documents
  • Manage production of marketing collateral

Key Requirements:

  • 6 month's - 1 year's PR/Marketing experience, preferably from within a PR Agency
  • Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, English, Communication and Media
  • French, Italian, Spanish, German Desirable but not vital
  • Outstanding written and spoken English including excellent grammar
  • Creative flair for producing engaging and technical copy
  • Good IT Skills: Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media channels
  • Excellent organisation skills


  • Travel Insurance
  • Pension after 3 months' service
  • Healthcare after 1 years' service
  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holiday (increasing with service)
  • Christmas Holiday Closure
  • Birthday Day Off
  • Company Laptop
  • Season Ticket Loan

Disclaimer: Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles, unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants within 14 days then unfortunately you have not been