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PR Executive

Job Role: PR Executive
Company: C8
Location: Reading
Reporting to: Managing Director

Do you have a desire to build your career as a PR Executive with a disruptive-tech PR agency? C8 is looking for a customer-focused account executive to work with a host of clients on a variety of projects.

By joining our passionate team of PR professionals, you will have the opportunity to create invaluable, authentic, targeted campaigns that deliver results; deliver complex messages to market; and kick-start conversations with audiences that matter. In this position you will work under the guidance of PR Managers and you will support the creation and implementation of a variety of campaigns for a host of PR clients. This is a great role for someone starting out in PR with limited experience.

C8 Consulting is a disruptive-tech PR agency that’s passionate about telling our clients stories, locally, nationally and internationally. We work strategically with global businesses in the technology, education and environmental sectors that are in hyper scale growth mode and are looking to IPO to generate awareness. C8 clients include Panasonic, BlueVoyant, Forter, A10 Networks, iland, HelpSystems and Eseye.

About you

The type of candidates we are looking for are customer-focused, nimble, proactive, ambitious, and appreciate the benefits of working collaboratively, with colleagues and clients respectively. You will be a self-starter and full of enthusiasm to develop your career in PR. Being a clear communicator with a competitive edge is preferable in this role.

Core responsibilities

  • Confidence and creativity in effectively working across a number of PR accounts
  • Multi-tasking when work under pressure with multiple clients
  • Build relationships with journalists, analysts, key influencers and trade associations
  • Create campaigns that deliver against client goals and objectives
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Monitoring relevant news stories and major news announcements
  • Supporting and, where necessary, coordinating and managing media sell-ins
  • Responding quickly and accurately to client requests
  • Helping to organise and coordinate events, press conferences

Skills and Experience

    • Good communication skills
    • Strong background in PR with good editorial and public relations skills
    • Six month’s experience as a PR Account Executive
    • Proactive self-starter
    • Excellent writing background with superb attention to detail
    • Strong understanding of social media
    • Good eye for design
    • Keen interest in (or willingness to learn about) the technology sector

Find out more about C8

C8 Consulting is a disruptive-tech PR agency, passionate about telling our clients stories locally, nationally and globally.

Continuously building unrivalled relationships with global media, journalists, analysts, key influencers, trade associations and legislative bodies, the C8 team create edgy, invaluable compelling campaigns that kick-start conversations, deliver complex messages to market, and make a difference to our clients’ bottom line.

C8 services include strategic PR and media relations; messaging, storyboarding and media training; content creation, campaign management and delivery; and measurement and evaluation.

C8 Consulting actively raises funds for Byte Night – Byte Night is Action for Children’s national sleep-out event.

Follow us on Twitter @C8_Consulting and LinkedIn.

Contact C8 to apply

To apply for the position please send a covering letter and your C.V. to info@c8consulting.co.uk or call on +44 (0) 1189 49 7731 to talk to the team.

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