PR Account Executive Jobs

As a PR Account Executive, your main responsibility is manage and control the information exchanged between organisations, individuals, and the general public. A successful PR manager will be able to positively influence public opinion and perception about their organisation, which could yield long term benefits for the organisation.

What does a PR Account Executive do?

A PR Executives workload and requirements will change daily, however, the average day to day tasks will consist of the following: 

  • Liaise with clients, media members and the marketing team to generate positive informative content. 
  • Monitor current events across platforms such as social media, news articles and journals, seeking opportunities for content creation. 
  • Manage and direct and coordinate activities such as events, meetings, educational programs, speaking engagements, and other forms of communication
  • Construct press releases for the media 
  • Prepare for and manage potential PR crises' in the event of negative press surrounding the organisation

Skills and personal traits

PR Account Executives often work directly with the client and therefor strong interpersonal sand communication skills are essential. Furthermore, as PR executives are tasked with writing press releases, planning special events, and preparing annual reports, strong literacy and organisational skills are required. 

Salary and working environment 

The average salary for PR executives ranges from £20,000-£24,000. This figure can rise with experience, with senior PR managers earning between £35,000-£45,000.  PR executives can expect to work mainly within the office environment, however, some out of office work may be required around certain events. In terms of working hours, PR executives must be flexible in their approach to work, especially in times of PR crises' or specific promotional events. 

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  1. Technical Support Engineer

    Location: Galashiels

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Sales

    Due to an internal promotion, my industry-leading Client are now recruiting for a Technical Support Engineer to join their Sales & Marketing team.The Role The role reports directly to the Technical Support Team Leader and will provide first class Technical support to my Clients customers. The Technical Support division not ...