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Senior Account Executive - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Food + Drink Sector

THE TEAM/ROLE

Our specialist Food + Drink team is 15 people strong with the passion and expertise to discover, taste and turn what we learn and think into informed advantage for our clients.

We are looking to recruit an established Senior Account Executive with experience delivering big brand campaigns for food and drink clients to help the team come up with creative campaign strategies.

This role would suit an established SAE who has ambitions to progress within a close-knit, talented team of smart thinkers who love what they do and continuously strive to innovate for their market-leading brand portfolio.

CLIENTS
Mondelez International, Britvic and ARLA

RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES

  • PR agency experience essential
  • Track record in supporting a team to deliver big brand campaigns for food and drink clients
  • Strong creative thinker capable of contributing to wider brand strategy beyond day to day execution
  • A passion for and comprehensive understanding of digital platforms and social media as part of an integrated communications approach
  • Excellent communication and excellent writing skills
  • Exceptional client manager with the ability to manage more junior staff
  • Ability to perform to a high standard in a busy and sometimes pressurised environment
  • Confident team player who can think on own feet and generate new content ideas and compelling narratives
  • Love of media relations and experience managing a busy press office
  • Solid time management skills and with impeccable attention to detail

WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

  • A challenging role within a passionate and talented team with the opportunity to progress
  • The chance to work within a full-service and internationally-networked PR/Marketing consultancy with all the career opportunities and wider benefits you would expect
  • The opportunity to become a trusted member of staff across a portfolio of brands
  • The chance to work on large fully integrated campaigns, across a varied portfolio, from brand building work, social media campaigns and press office activity to stakeholder engagement

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: Gemma Buckley-Higgins, Talent Acquisition Executive at [email protected]

Food + Drink Sector

31/01/2017

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