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