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Account Executive + Senior Account Executive - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Technology Sector

THE TEAM/ROLE

Our Technology practice has ambitious plans to become the strongest and most successful sector amongst our competitors within the next three years.

Our 30-people strong technology team work with a range of global, high profile brands and are looking to recruit an established Account Executive and Senior Account Executive with great media, digital and social content experience and a passion for all things consumer tech.

The successful candidates will be master storytellers who love media relations and have worked across high-profile events, digital and toolkit projects for lifestyle technology brands, ideally in a fast-paced agency environment.

Find out what makes us tick: read our blog TechLabs

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • A passion for consumer and lifestyle technology and its future within society, with an excellent knowledge of the market and new developments in the space
  • Established communications credentials, ideally with several years’ experience within a fast-paced agency environment
  • Media hounds and master storytellers who love the thrill of the sell and can craft compelling issues-based narrative ideas that generate on-message coverage for clients
  • Experience in identifying and engaging media influencers, with a track record of securing great coverage for clients in tech/consumer tech/lifestyle media and nationals
  • Previous experience of working with consumer technology brands, media and other influencers
  • Experience creating social content for multiple platforms, in addition to community/newsroom management
  • The ability to drive great results and work as an integral part of a dynamic team, as well as independently
  • Solid experience of developing proactive media pitches and helping to come up with compelling, issues-based story ideas that generate on-message coverage for clients
  • Impeccable attention to detail and appreciation of tight deadlines, with the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively in order to manage multiple projects with speed and efficiency
  • Creative thinkers with strong writing skills (e.g. toolkit and social content, by-lined articles, pitch notes, press releases)
  • Confidence in dealing with senior client contacts and the ability to discretion and judgement to make decisions and support juniors in the team
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to tightly manage suppliers and other third parties
  • Team players with positive, can-do attitudes who proactively seek out opportunities to add value to the clients and team and uphold morale in high-pressure situations

WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

  • The opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and dynamic global technology brands
  • Access to great training and development
  • The opportunity to hone your skills across strategic consultancy, brand campaigns, crisis management, analyst relations, media relations, product launches, content generation, advocacy and influencer engagement programmes
  • The chance to be part of an ambitious, close-knit, highly motivated team, where culture matters, creativity is encouraged engagement and drive are shared values

AGENCY CULTURE

H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe.  H+K London is the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. A recently launched Global Centre of Creative Strategy places change, innovation and creativity at the heart of everything we do. 

Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform our clients’ challenges into effective and award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world. Our communications are driven by our clients’ desire to communicate their purpose and create a legacy in the world. 

We create ideas to believe in.

TRAINING + DEVELOPMENT

The Hub

Personal growth is at the heart of our culture. The Hub, our internal training academy, provides a range of required and bespoke training opportunities that enable our people to have more ownership of their career development.

As well as our locally-developed modules we also deliver training from the H+K University, our global training and development platform. The University curriculum combines best practice from around our network in core consultancy and communications skills.

KEY H+K BENEFITS

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity scheme
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries
Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Laurie West, Talent Acquisition Executive at [email protected]

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31/05/2017

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