We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated account executive to join our team.

Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with the team to deliver impactful communication strategies for clients.
  • Develop and maintain close client relationships, ensuring regular interaction.
  • Develop and maintain close media relationships to identify both earned and paid media opportunities.
  • Use digital and social media to support client objectives.
  • Copywrite/copyedit client materials e.g. press releases, web copy, articles, marketing emailers etc.
  • Proactively suggest creative ideas that enhance client PR/marketing programmes e.g. spotting media opportunities, commissioning research, speaker opportunities, award submissions.
  • Support new business meetings and marketing initiatives.
  • Updating timesheets for client billable programmes
  • Maintaining the Scius communications website in wordpress

Requirements 

  • Experience in a PR or marketing communications role, or as a journalist
  • Understanding of and interest in the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry
  • First degree in a life sciences subject or equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • Excellent writing, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • Demonstrated competency in social media (Twitter, LinkedIn) and interest/ competency in media relations
  • An individual who can work flexibly within a team, is self-driven but will seek help when appropriate

We are looking for a confident individual who has a passion for communication and wants an opportunity to learn from people with deep expertise in the sector. This role will enable you to directly engage with clients and take responsibility from the beginning. The role is available from 1st September.

To apply, send us a short summary on why you are suitable for the role (ideally in video format) and your CV to katja@sciuscommunications.com