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Senior Account Executive – Hill & Knowlton Strategies

Senior Account Executive – Hill & Knowlton Strategies

H+K is a communications agency, always in beta and always changing. We are the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publisAccounAccount ing. Everyone in our agency is expected to constantly evolve, reinvent their skills and set a new standard in the industry for their role but at the same time engage with and continue to evolve the H+K Way.

The Role

We are looking for an SAE with a passion for media relations, sport and solid agency experience working on large scale consumer campaigns and busy press offices.

The successful candidates will be team players and self-starters who have the ambition to be the beating heart of a busy press office. They will have a passion for media relations in the modern sense – with a good grasp of the changing media landscape and innovative thinking around the strategies and relationships needed to adapt to that.

Work is varied and challenging, as the team runs a number of busy press offices, devises and implements major brand initiatives – both globally and locally, and is responsible for planning across all owned, earned, shared and paid channels.

Responsibilities & Attributes

  • Exceptional media relations skills and understanding of the sports media landscape
  • Strong knowledge of the football media landscape and good contacts in football media
  • Passionate about media relations and capable of driving a busy and best-in-class press office
  • Impeccable attention to detail and organisation skills
  • Great creativity and resourcefulness in approaching tasks – including an ability to bring fresh thinking to media relations and earned media work
  • Confident team player who can think on own feet when required
  • Strong communication and excellent writing skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong client service experience
  • Good performance in a busy and sometimes pressurised environment
  • Ability to manage more junior staff and play a role in their development
  • Previous experience of working on big brand campaigns and busy press offices

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Tagged as: Account Executive, London, Public Relations, Senior, United Kingdom

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