Date
8 October 2014
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we’re hiring! Account Executive / Senior Account Executive

Account Executive / Senior Account Executive
Public Relations
Aviation, Travel & Transport
Guildford, Surrey
£20,000 – £28,000 p.a.

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 help lead a skilled team and make a real impact in your career?

80:20 Communications (www.8020comms.com) is a thriving PR consultancy specialising in the aviation, travel and transport industries. We work with an exciting range of blue-chip clients and have particular strengths in corporate/B2B communications.

As part of our ongoing growth, we have a superb opportunity for an account executive or senior account executive to become the latest addition to our team.

Reporting to an account director, you will work with clients in sectors such as private aviation, aircraft manufacturing and business travel technology. You will help us build and manage clients’ reputations through trade and national media relations, press release writing, article writing, thought leadership and trade show PR.

You must be a talented 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 results.

You will need two years’-plus PR experience, including B2B work, gained in an agency or
in-house department. Candidates with a background in business journalism will also be considered.

Key requirements are:
• High academic achievement
• Excellent English grammar, punctuation and spelling
• An outgoing, confident manner
• 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 that works hard but understands the importance of work/life balance. You will benefit from external PRCA training and develop your skills in an environment that upholds high professional standards.

If you think you have what it takes, please send your CV and a covering email explaining your interest to Lizzie O’Connor at loconnor@8020comms.com.

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