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Senior Account Executive - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Financial + Professional Services Sector

THE TEAM/ROLE

H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 88 offices around the globe and 230 consultants in London. Our sector teams combine deep industry knowledge with specialist expertise in creative, strategy, content creation or publishing. This model allows us to produce high impact, relevant content that reaches our clients’ target audience in the most effective way.

To help us deliver work for some new and existing clients, we have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Account Executive who’s brimming with intellectual curiosity and can write like a dream.

The successful candidate will have some experience in PR (either corporate or consumer) and a desire to further and deepen their knowledge. They will be a true media hound. Experience working in, or with, financial and professional service companies, will be advantageous.

The Senior Account Executive will join a high performing team within the agency working predominantly, but not exclusively, with a selection of the world’s biggest and most famous financial services brands. Your brain will be challenged.

Find out what makes us tick: read our blog

CLIENTS WITHIN THE TEAM INCLUDE

  • HSBC – Developing and launching the multi award winning Expat Explorer campaign, the largest global survey of expats, across international media and social channels
  • BNY – helping one of the biggest banks in the world drive into social media and get to grips with fintech
  • Visa – working across six markets in Europe to deliver consumer experience, new technology and sponsorship activity, as well as epic media coverage
  • Skipton Building Society – supporting the personal finance provider’s press office function with their proactive campaigns
  • eToro – launching the next big disruptor brand in the UK – the world’s biggest social trading network

RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent, demonstrable, press office and media relations skills
  • Exceptional writing and communications skills
  • Intellectual curiosity in spades
  • Interest in, and understanding of, business issues, news and politics, the media and the world around you in general
  • Ambition, drive, and commitment to great results
  • Attention to detail

WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

  • The opportunity to develop your communications career within a full-service and internationally networked communications consultancy with all the opportunities and wider benefits you would expect
  • Work on, shape, and deliver huge campaigns for some of the world’s biggest and most exciting brands.
  • The opportunity to develop your digital skills across the wider sector portfolio
  • A fascinating integrated communications role within a dynamic and talented team
  • Access to a global network of specialist communicators working with leading brands and clients

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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