Graduate PR Account Executive

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This entry-level opportunity is ideal for graduates looking to kickstart their careers in the wonderful world of Public Relations. We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join a growing PR agency located in Brighton. Led by a team of comms experts, they thrive to help social enterprises and charities drive impactful campaigns.

Graduate PR Account Executive (6 months contract, Salary: Circa £23,400 per annum pro rata, Location: Brighton)
**Potential to grow to a permanent full-time position**

The successful candidate will be an exceptional writer, proficient in social media, and have a deep interest in the media, communications, and charity/social purpose sectors.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Assisting the director in implementing integrated PR campaigns
  • Drafting press releases and crafting pitches for news, features, and lifestyle media
  • Liaising with clients, journalists, associates, and suppliers.
  • Monitoring media coverage, creating coverage lists, and generating reports
  • Creating and maintaining media lists, staying updated on industry changes, including new roles and media platforms
  • Monitoring and scanning daily news and journalist requests
  • Managing and growing the agency’s social media channels, including creating engaging content, templates, blogs, and articles
  • Updating and maintaining the company’s website
  • Performing various administrative duties
About you:
  • A degree (preferably in public relations, communications, or journalism)
  • Some experience in a business setting (PR, communications, or relevant experience such as managing a student society is highly valued)
  • Strong writing skills and fluent communication abilities
  • Good organizational skills, including email management and reporting
  • Knowledge of copywriting and editing
  • Understanding of social media platforms, including X, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook
  • An interest in the charity and social purpose sector
  • Basic design skills, with experience in creating templates using Canva or similar tools
  • A willingness to learn and a genuine interest in current affairs
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • The ability to prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines
  • Basic budget management skills
Here are the benefits of the job:
  • Salary circa £23,400 per annum pro rata
  • Starting on a minimum of 3 days a week
  • High potential to grow to a full-time permanent opportunity
  • Flexible working environment, working ideally two days a month at Brighton office
Work permission:
You must have the right to work in the United Kingdom. Visa sponsorship is not available at this time.

f you are eager to make a meaningful impact through innovative PR and communications strategies, and are ready to grow in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and be a part of a growing team!

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