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Account Executive

(Media Specialist)

Ellerton & Co. Public Relations are looking to hire an Account Executive to support a range of corporate clients. The candidate must have prior experience in an in-house or PR agency role and must have good knowledge of the media.

The role is that of a Media Specialist and the candidate must have a desire to learn and become familiar with the media across Southeast Asia and beyond. In addition to learning about the media inside-out, the candidate will learn to understand what stories and angles are relevant for clients across a range of industries and proactively pitch and secure results.

You will work in a young company within a small team in a relaxed, start-up environment – and revel in your ability to punch above your weight and compete with larger, more established firms

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience working on interesting and creative B2C and B2B campaigns within a PR / communications agency or in-house role

  • Experience securing mutually beneficial partnerships and working with influencers a plus

  • Good media knowledge across Asian media, particularly in Finance and Tech, and the ability to develop and pitch persuasive and creative story angles

  • Should be as comfortable online as you are offline, with a deep understanding of the role digital media plays in a communications strategy

  • A desire to learn account management, organisation and project management skills; a desire to make independent decisions

  • Proactive, problem solver, a thirst to keep things moving and on track and a commitment to go the extra mile for clients. Willing to ‘work in the trenches’ with the rest of the team

  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, with proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook