Are you an Account Executive with 1-2 years’ experience working in a PR agency? Why not consider a move to EAST VILLAGE… unfortunately we’re not talking about New York, but one of the West Midlands’ most exciting and innovative agencies.
We are looking to expand our small, but perfectly formed, team and you could be just what we’re looking for.
EAST VILLAGE. specialises in PR, marketing and events for retail brands and destinations. This vital role in the team will work across a number of clients, specifically concentrating on media relations and social engagement. Your day-to-day role will be varied, but will include:
- Working with the team to devise and deliver effective communications strategies, tailored to our clients’ needs
- Liaising daily with clients and reporting back regularly on the success of campaigns
- Building relationships with relevant media across print, broadcast and online, both regionally and nationally
- Generating, analysing and evaluating client coverage
- Researching and delivering media, social and events strategies that will help clients achieve their business goals
- Managing client website content and social media content
- Event promotion, production and on-the-day management
- Conducting research for current and prospect client strategies
- Working with third parties, such as web designers and photographers, on specific projects
This is just a taster of what we do; be prepared to work hard but have a great time doing it. As part of your existing experience, it goes without saying that you should have the following skills:
- A passion for the PR and marketing industries
- A love of retail, entertainment, lifestyle, culture and food
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a creative mind that can make anything sound interesting
- Strong media relationships and a personal drive to ‘sell in’ stories
- A curious mind, always willing to ask questions and come up with ideas
- A proactive and hard-working attitude that thrives on working outside of the standard 9am-5pm day
There’s so much more involved but, essentially, we’re looking for someone sociable and hard-working with a love of all-things PR, marketing and events.
EAST VILLAGE.’s client list currently includes Great Western Arcade, Lower Precinct Coventry, Malmaison Birmingham, Santai by EF MEDISPA, Hollywood Monster, Big Green Coach, Midlands Fashion Awards, Heath Lodge Clinic, Creative Alliance projects BBC Make It Digital and Compass, and The Wedding Club, to name a few.
If this sounds like the role for you, please send a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 16 August.