Account Executive, Cohesive

Function: Account Executive

Role categories: PR and Communications

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Location: Bristol
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: 26/07/2017
  • Expires: 31/08/2017

Job description

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The Account Executive will:

Identify and secure opportunities for earned, owned and paid coverage of clients’ news, opinions and customer testimonials
Contribute to the story making essential to differentiate our ‘upstarts’ in a cluttered and competitive marketplace
Produce creative and informative content, including drafting news releases, articles, blogs and newsletters
Manage clients’ social media ‘broadcast’ plans: contribute to clients’ social media personas and content streams, tweeting and posting as required
Create and deliver client reports, highlighting success and ideas for progress
Liaise with clients in meetings, calls, media briefings etc.

Qualifications and experience

A minimum of one year’s experience as an account executive in a successful PR agency is essential, or…
A minimum of one year’s experience as a communications assistant or similar in- house
An undergraduate degree is desirable
If you have experience working with upstart technology brands – that’s a considerable advantage

Person specification

Knowledge and skills

Very organised, with an ability to manage and prioritise your own to-do list
You can write short articles, blogs and posts with the minimum of support
Ability to seek out and build relationships with influencers
Adept with social media
Familiarity with media management systems
Knowledge of Mac/Windows, Office for Mac and social media tools

Personal and values

Hard working and organised
Creative and curious
A desire to succeed
Proactivity and a ‘get stuck in’ attitude
Team oriented
Good sense of humour


Key attractions of a career Cohesive

This is a great time to join Cohesive. With over 20 years’ experience in helping ambitious technology companies captivate their markets, Cohesive is ready to write the next chapter in its history. The company has an excellent foundation; a great team, strong financials, awesome clients and an established reputation in their sector. From this strong foundation, the team has been making very smart plans to organically grow the business. You will not be a small fish in a big pond at Cohesive… everything you do, every success, will make a difference. It’s a superb place to develop, to build your own career and a standout professional profile through your influencer activity.

Remuneration and benefits

This position offers:

A competitive base salary
Severn Bridge Tag (if south west based)
Gym membership or parking permit contribution*
Contributory pension*
Private medical insurance*
Flexible working
Apple MacBook to treat as your own.

* following successful completion of probationary period