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Senior Account Executive

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Higginson Strategy is an award-winning communications agency specialising in delivering engaging and impactful campaigns for purpose-driven organisations. We are a small but fast-growing ambitious team, passionate about driving positive change for society and the environment. Our clients share this vision and include charities, NGOs, and commercial companies looking to do business in a way that means better outcomes for all. 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.

We are now looking to hire a Senior Account Executive with excellent written ability and experience in media sell-in. Experience as a journalist would be an advantage.

The role:

  • Drafting excellently-written press releases and comment pieces in a timely fashion
  • Selling-in stories to the media until the desired outcome has been achieved despite the inevitable knockbacks
  • Being a dynamic go-getter with a hunger to progress and maintain our excellent standards
  • Supporting account managers to deliver for clients pro-actively
  • Working closely with the senior team to identify ways of using the media to influence public opinion with the end result of changing the law on environmental and human interest campaigns

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 18 months’ agency experience or two years in a similar role
  • A passion for teamwork with strong communications skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues, clients, partners and suppliers
  • An excellent grasp of the news agenda and a solid grasp of how to reach both corporate and consumer target audiences

Benefits:

  • Hybrid working environment (3 days office-based, 2 days at home)
  • Premium workspace including gym, reading room and wellness events
  • In job training PRCA membership
  • Car and bike salary sacrifice schemes
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Regular team events/socials

Closing Date: 3rd September
Start Date: 15th October

If you are interested in applying for the role, send us a short email with SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE detailing why along with a CV to lauren@higginsonstrategy.com

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