Beachhut PR is hiring an Account Executive

4 February 2021

Job description for Account Executive

Location: Dublin 2

Company: Beachhut PR

 

Beachhut PR works with tech and corporate clients. We specialise in Irish and international tech PR, Communications Strategy and Corporate Storytelling for both large multinationals as well as some of the world’s most promising startups. Our relationships with major news and specialist media in Ireland, UK, US and around the world give us an unparalleled reach. 

Beachhut PR is looking to hire an ambitious person who is passionate about tech and capable of working in an agile and dynamic environment and to deliver above and beyond for its clients, all the while incorporating Beachhut’s ethos of a fun, enjoyable work environment. 

We have a great opportunity for an Account Executive to join our expanding team.

 

The ideal candidate: 

  • PR experience is not essential for this role, however, we would like to see experience in transferable skills such as research, planning and dedication to assignments. 
  • 3rd level degree in PR, marketing or communications field is a bonus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills / people person
  • Interest in the technology / business sector and the Dublin and global tech scene
  • Proven knowledge of the Irish and international media landscape 
  • Creative writing skills
  • Good understanding of social media and tech trends

 

As an Account Executive, we would expect you to:

  • Identify journalists and media who would be interested in our client campaigns
  • Pitch stories by both phone and email
  • Be a quick thinker, proactive problem solver and able to take initiative 
  • Learn and grow into the role
  • Ask questions, contribute ideas

 

Responsibilities: 

Execute day-to-day client account work to include among other tasks

  • Drafting a wide range of written materials – press releases, photo-call notices, media briefings, background documents, Q&A’s, case studies etc
  • Content creation for print, broadcast and digital mediums
  • Event coordination – photocalls, press conferences, media briefings, etc
  • Media pitching and organising speaker opportunities
  • Research – as per any briefs given
  • Create, manage and distribute weekly summary report docs for each client
  • Contribute to Beachhut PR communications plans for clients at both strategic and tactical levels across digital and traditional platforms
  • Act as a liaison between clients and external suppliers – designers, photographers, A/V houses etc
  • Develop media relations skills by having a strong working knowledge of relevant media and developing relationships with them
  • Organise and take notes for client meetings both in person and on the phone
  • Take detailed notes of each meeting to include devising and appointing ownership of actions that arise from each meeting
  • Contribute to client meetings 
  • Contribute to the development and presentation of new business proposals and presentations for existing and potential clients
  • Demonstrate solid teamwork capabilities while working to develop client managerial skills
  • Manage and maintain the capture and filing of all daily/weekly coverage and coverage reports
  • Demonstrate a willingness to develop in-depth knowledge about each client’s business and they areas that they operate in
  • Demonstrate an ability to work both reactively and proactively 

 

Please submit a cover note explaining why you are applying for this role, along with a CV by Friday, 19th of February, careers@beachhutpr.com

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