Clarion Communications is a full service PR and social agency, based in Clerkenwell, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Winner of PR Week’s Gold Campaign of the Year Award, a highly coveted Cannes Lion award, RAR’s PR Agency of the Year for two consecutive years and most recently shortlisted for a CIPR Excellence Award.
We work with some of the UK’s most popular brands including Unilever, Aldi, Diageo, St Pancras International, Dollar Shave Club, and Wickes.
We are seeking an experienced Account Executive to join our growing team of 50 passionate people to work across a variety of consumer lifestyle accounts. With a high staff and client retention rate we’re looking for people who want to grow and succeed with us.
You’ll be joining a busy and creative press office, carrying out activities ranging from press events and product placement to generating ideas for national news and social media. You’ll be writing press releases and features, meeting journalists and keeping coverage logs as well as supporting your client teams.
Qualities & Experience
- Ideally you will have 1 year’s PR experience
- Well organised with solid time management skills
- Creativity and passion are essential
- Strong writing and presenting skills
- Good understanding of the media and news agenda
Employee perks at Clarion include subsidised weekly yoga sessions, free fruit, free monthly massage, summer party, flexible working hours on Tuesdays, and the perk of finishing every Friday at 4pm after a free drinks and nibbles trolley comes to the office! All reasons that led us to be finalists in 2017’s Media Employer of the Year awards.
As well as a competitive salary you will receive many other great benefits working with Clarion. Owned by WPP, our benefits include company pension scheme, private healthcare, 22+ days holiday (plus a day off for your birthday), seasonal shutdown between Christmas and New Year and a multitude of WPP discounts across hundreds of brands including Apple and Ford. In addition personal development programs including mentoring for all employees.