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Senior Account Executive, London or Manchester

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£25,000-£30,000 (plus bonus) depending on experience

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. We have inhouse campaigns on female empowerment and the environment as well as our own podcast.

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

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

Skills:

  • Two years’ in agency experience or three years’ experience in a similar role – ideally on some consumer-facing work
  • 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

Closing Date: 30 November

Interview/Start Dates: ASAP

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for the role, send a short e-mail detailing why, along with a CV to alex@higginsonstrategy.com

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