This is a fantastic opportunity to join Flame PR, an internationally renowned London-based PR firm celebrating our 20th anniversary in 2024.
Ideally, we would like someone who has worked a similar PR or media environment but equally we will consider and ambitious and driven individual with a sales or client service background who is keen to enter the exciting world of PR.
About Flame PR:
As a people, purpose-led business we offer a dynamic and supportive environment where innovation and collaboration are part of our DNA. Our portfolio spans diverse B2B sectors including Cyber Security, AI, Healthcare, and Finance.
Our Culture and Environment:
At Flame PR we thrive on a collaborative, innovative and fast-paced culture. Our team enjoys regular team building activities and workshops and benefits from an open-door policy ensuring everyone's voice is heard. Led by CEO and Founder Kully Dhadda, an award-winning former BBC journalist, we prioritise the development and welfare of our people making Flame PR not just a workplace but a community.
Your growth is our growth. That's why we provide extensive training and development programs, including partnerships with professional bodies, access to courses and certifications, and opportunities to attend industry conferences.
Community and Social Responsibility:
We are actively involved in community projects and CSR initiatives that reflect our commitment to making a positive impact beyond our business operations.
Vision for the Future:
As we look ahead, we aim to continue to grow and innovate, with our PR Account Executives playing a crucial role in shaping the future of our company and the PR industry.
As a PR Account Executive, you'll be:
Writing and pitching press releases to the media. Running social media campaigns. Influencing public opinion on behalf of our clients. Working within a diverse and talented team.
What We Offer:
A dedicated manager/mentor for your career development. Regular reviews and feedback. Accelerated performance-based progression.
Key Skills Required:
English language fluency: You need to have excellent written and spoken English.
Copywriting skills: You need to be hot on spelling, grammar, and proof-reading, as well as have a creative flair for producing engaging copy.
Presentation skills: From communicating ideas to your team to presenting stories to journalists, you need to organise information in a succinct and interesting way to capture their attention.
Strong interpersonal skills: Whether it’s over the phone, by email or in person, PR is all about people, so you need to be approachable, friendly, and empathetic, and be able to relate to people on different levels within the agency, with clients and with the media.
Excellent telephone manner: You will spend a lot of your time pitching stories to journalists, so you need to have the confidence to pick up the phone and speak to them and maintain a positive, friendly, and upbeat tone.
Time-keeping: You will often be working to tight media deadlines as well as meeting the demands and pressures of your team and clients, so you need to be able to work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality.
Resilience: You need to be tenacious enough to pick up the phone to national journalists and resilient enough to keep going to achieve results.
You should have a minimum of 15 months of experience in a PR agency, press office, or a fast-paced media environment, and likely to be degree qualified.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive salary. Pension schemes. Gym membership. Flexible working. Mental health support and well-being events.
Diversity and Inclusion:
At Flame PR, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We believe diverse teams fuel innovation and better decision-making, helping us serve our clients more effectively.
How to Apply:
If you're excited by this opportunity and feel you meet most of the criteria, we'd love to hear from you! Please apply through the advert with your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you want to join Flame PR.
Encouragement to Apply:
We encourage applications from all backgrounds and levels of experience[DB1] . If you're passionate about PR and eager to grow, join us in shaping a more inclusive and innovative future at Flame PR.
Flame PR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are using advertising recruiters Recruitment Rebellion Limited to assist us with this vacancy.
Adverts run for up to 40 days and we encourage applications during this period. The interviewing process can start at any time and adverts can be ended early if a suitable candidate is found. Our application process is designed to be fair, straightforward, and inclusive to engage with as many applicants as possible. If you require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
In order to give your application the best chance of success, please: Check that you meet the criteria for the role.
[DB1]This seems contradictory as we have been specific about what we need? Do we need this section as it duplicates some of the message in How to Apply?
Apply with a CV that is clear, concise, and correct. Tailor your CV to highlight your experience and relevant achievements to the position.