Account Executive - London

We are recruiting for an Account Executive to sit within our core property team based in London. The successful candidate will be expected to communicate confidently with clients and stakeholders, assist with the running of high profile community consultations, liaise with the media and be an integral part of the account-handling team. The candidate will also play a supporting role in new business development across PPS’s core client sectors.

London office — Start date Jun 2015

Account Executive - London

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day management of client accounts;
  • Developing and implementing communication and consultation programmes for PPS’s clients in the South East;
  • Drafting press office materials including press releases, feature pieces and white papers;
  • Attending meetings with clients;
  • Liaising with third party suppliers to ensure they deliver quality work on time and under budget;
  • Supporting new business development, including attendance at networking events and pulling together pitch materials and proposals.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Excellent writing skills that can translate to a number of different corporate styles and target audiences;
  • An interest in or enthusiasm for the UK property industry;
  • A good understanding of Local Authorities and the local political landscape, particularly in relation to planning and development;
  • Experience of events management;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects to challenging deadlines;
  • Familiarity with digital channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube;
  • 2:1 degree or better.

The successful candidate can expect:

  • A fun and friendly office environment in the City of London;
  • A great working environment, including relaxed dress code on Fridays and free staff drinks;
  • Office socials, such as go-karting, group dinners and pub quizzes;
  • 23 days’ annual leave, rising to 25 days after one year’s service;
  • Flexible benefits scheme; 
  • One month’s paid sabbatical after five years’ service.

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Job details

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  • Location: London
  • Start date: Jun 2015
  • Expires: 01 Jun 2015
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