Account Executive/Senior Account Executive

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Job Title: Account Executive or Senior Account Executive

Working For: Higginson Strategy

Location: Manchester or London

Salary: £20,000-£30,000 depending on experience and performance

Job Title

We are looking for an enthusiastic Account Executive or Senior Account Executive to join our creative and friendly team, working with a wide range of clients, supporting them with powerful purpose driven public relations and campaigns strategies. The role will involve delivering campaigns and media strategies on various inspiring client accounts.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years agency experience in consumer PR, excellent writing skills, ability to prioritise workload, a keen desire to make an impact in a forward-thinking agency and to make the world a better place!

The Role

Prepare high quality press releases, comment pieces and policy documents

Liaise with journalists and other stakeholders

Create client coverage reports and monthly evaluation reports

Prepare call agendas and summaries

Carry out media monitoring

Develop a detailed understanding of your clients and their operating environments

Feed into strategic council with team

Carry out new business research

Think and act independently, taking the initiative when appropriate

Accurately completing timesheets


Excellent communication skills

Good research and organisational skills

A professional eye for detail

Task orientated

Excellent time management skills

Leadership skills


  • Hybrid working environment (3 days office-based, 2 days at home)
  • Training budget 
  • PRCA membership
  • Car and bike salary sacrifice schemes
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 2 spontaneous half days
  • Christmas and family and friend’s bonus
  • Regular team events/socials
  • £50/month wellness reimbursement
  • £25/month mobile phone rebate

About us

Higginson Strategy is an award-winning creative communications agency specialising in purpose-driven organisations and comprising an ambitious team passionate about changing society and the environment for the better. Our clients affect the world positively and include: charities; NGOs; and commercial companies looking to improve the way they do business. We empower clients by putting purpose at the heart of their organisation and spreading their message in a bold and attention-worthy way.

In addition to our client work, we deliver in-house campaigns on female empowerment and the environment, as well as our own thought-provoking podcast.

Application Details: If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a covering letter (max 1 page) outlining why you are interested in this position and responding to the criteria outlined above to: [email protected]

Please note we do accept job sharing applications and flexible working is considered.

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