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Junior Account Exec

We are a close-knit team that prides itself on delivering intelligent and well thought through campaigns that make a tangible difference to our clients’ businesses.

We’re entrepreneurial, love new ideas and we are looking for a proactive Junior Account Executive with great organisational and multitasking skills to get stuck in to help us create great things! You will thrive under pressure and have excellent communication skills.

Role responsibilities

  • Day-to-day account support, ensuring you work closely with colleagues to deliver excellent client work.
  • Attending client and internal meetings on a regular basis, or when delegated to handle such a task, taking detailed notes and action lists for team members.
  • Develop a solid understanding of our clients’ businesses, their competitors, and working with teams to help deliver live and upcoming campaigns.
  • Time management and multitasking skills, learning to work across a variety of accounts whilst juggling client / internal deadlines.
  • A willingness to proactively support more senior team members with administrative tasks e.g. updating media lists, coordinating team meetings, desk research.
  • Daily monitoring of the news media (print, broadcast and online) and keeping team members updated with relevant news stories, trends, coverage opportunities and achieved client coverage
  • Learning the different types of media, and an understanding of the varying media sectors – ranging from traditional media to social media
  • Media pitching: absorbing the basics from team members and learning the skills to land coverage for client campaigns – including the creation of media lists and direct outreach to journalists via email and phone
  • Social media skills: working with our internal digital specialists to help research influencers for potential campaign collaborations
  • Reporting: working into a variety of reports – these can be client weekly reports, internal team action lists, navigating online databases, media monitoring, coverage reports etc.
  • Day-to-day administration: account organisation and learning the importance of finance (e.g. raising POs, job numbers, recording timesheets, expenses, etc.)
  • Working closely with an AM to fine tune your written communication skills so that they are at an excellent high standard.
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with the ability to handle tasks once briefed, with minimal supervision by the AE / SAE / AM until the task is complete for internal review.
  • Ability to perform and be productive even under pressure.

Personal qualities

  • Creative flair, a team player, thoughtful and considerate
  • Energetic, with a passion for learning new skills
  • Organised, able to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in an agile manner and adapt to changing requests across a variety of clients
  • A keen interest to learn more and improve your skills
  • Comfortable working with a variety of team members, within a larger agency structure
  • A proven team player
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Digitally savvy, active on social channels and passionate about PR and communications
  • Competent in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Interested in the role?

If you want to find out more about the role, drop us a note at hello@mslgroup.com.