Date
14 May 2014
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we’re hiring! Great Account Executive/Senior Account Executive role

Account Executive/Senior Account Executive
B2B/B2C Public Relations
Aviation, Travel & Transport
Guildford, Surrey
c. £25,000

Do you want to join a dynamic, high-calibre PR firm rapidly making a name for itself? Do you want to work on some of the biggest client names in aviation, travel and transport? Do you want to join our team and take your skills to the next level?

80:20 Communications (www.8020comms.com) is an exciting, specialist PR consultancy that is stealing the lunch money of much bigger agencies. Known for our B2B PR expertise, we are also building a strong reputation in consumer PR. Our talented team members have blue-chip backgrounds from PR and journalism, and now we are looking for our next recruit.

We have a superb opportunity for a (senior) account executive to work at our office in Guildford. You will need a solid background in public relations or journalism and relish the chance to work across B2B and consumer accounts.

You will be working with international clients in sectors such as private aviation, airlines and business travel. You will be engaged in media relations, press release and article writing, thought leadership, social media and trade show PR.

You must be a very capable and precise writer, with excellent research skills and the ability to quickly understand complex topics. You must enjoy the cut and thrust of media relations and be ambitious to achieve outstanding coverage and social media engagement.

Other key requirements are:

• High academic achievement at ‘A’ level and university
• Excellent English grammar, punctuation and spelling
• An outgoing, confident manner
• A willingness to travel
• A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude
• Professional pride and attention to detail
• Flexibility and a sense of humour

You will be rewarded with a challenging role in a friendly and supportive team. You will sharpen your skills in an environment that upholds the highest professional standards. You will have the opportunity to advance your career within a growing agency.

Benefits include 25 days’ holiday and eligibility for an annual bonus.

If you think you could be the next member of our team, please send your CV and a covering email explaining your interest to Corine Tribe at ctribe@8020comms.com.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 24 June 2014.

No agencies please.

Marc Cornelius

Managing Director & Founder

Marc has over 20 years’ international PR experience gained at leading agencies and in-house. He has specialised in aviation and travel for a decade, devising and overseeing successful international PR programmes and building 80:20 Communications into an acclaimed sector specialist.

Article Author Marc Cornelius