Account Executive - Run Communications

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 03/11/2017

At Run we work with our client partners to deliver creative and memorable communications.

We connect brands with fans, drive engagement, fill stadia, sell out events and increase participation in sport.

We work with our clients to create compelling narratives and deliver integrated communications campaigns that produce results that matter.

Some of the brands we work with include British Athletics, Rugby Football League, British Gymnastics, Swim England, The Lawn Tennis Association and Commonwealth Games England.

Job Description:

The role of the Account Executive will be to support the PR & Media and Social & Digital teams in the design and delivery of memorable communications campaigns.

The role will include supporting the team to activate a range of projects across key client accounts.

Day to day will include:

  • Supporting the team in the development of creative communications campaigns across a number of client accounts
  • Supporting the delivery of integrated PR, social & digital campaigns across multiple accounts
  • Writing and producing regular content and media materials for broadcast, print, social and digital channels
  • Drafting social media posts and supporting with scheduling
  • Monitoring of social media channels
  • Contacting media with interview opportunities
  • Assisting with management and logistics for media and client events
  • Supporting the team with athlete and brand ambassador activity
  • Working with 3rd party and in-house visual content, design and photography teams
  • Support team with client reporting, monitoring, measurement & evaluation
  • Maintenance and management of media and consumer insight database
  • Supporting team with new business pitches
Skills Range:
  • A desire to work in sports marcomms / major events
  • Strong creative approach
  • Professional yet friendly and approachable
  • Great with clients
  • Comfortable in dealing with media, senior stakeholders and high profile public figures
  • Results focused
  • Calm and reassuring under pressure
  • Growth mindset
Person Specification:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of Social Media/Online Marketing
  • Excellent written & verbal skills ideally a published journalist or blogger
  • Interest in sport
  • Experience or significant work experience with a marketing or communications agency, brand or media brand
  • Understanding of communications planning, measurement and evaluation
  • Experience of Photoshop of graphics package a bonus
Key Area: Marketing/PR 13-1161.00Marketing/PR
Salary: £20,000 to £22,000
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

The role will be based at our offices in Hove and alongside clients in London and across the UK. UK travel and occasional weekend work would be a requirement of the role.

Team benefits include Health Insurance cover by award wining provider Westfield Health.   


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