Account Executive or Senior Account Executive, PR & Marketing

Job title: Account Executive or Senior Account Executive, PR & Marketing

Location: Hybrid working – 2 days per week in our Cardiff office


About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an award-winning communications agency with a creative edge and commitment to community engagement. We create campaigns that change attitudes and actions in positive, lasting ways. We help shape conversations about the world around us. Whether it’s active travel, renewable energy or low carbon technologies.
As a team, we’re united by a common goal – to get people talking and unlock social value. Which makes coming to work meaningful, inspiring and fun.
We have a brilliant opportunity to join our PR & Campaigns team. If you have a genuine passion for your community and an interest in sustainability – then we would love to hear from you. We can promise you a warm welcome, a chance to build your career and make a positive impact on the world around you.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for a team player; someone who has a positive attitude, with great writing skills who is media-hungry! You ideally will have at least one years’ experience in PR and/or marketing.

Key responsibilities

Content and writing skills

  • Develop well-written press releases, case studies, features, newsletters and opinion editorial
  • Social media content
  • Demonstrate good proofreading skills
  • Basic graphic design skills beneficial
  • Media relations

  • Media liaison; pitch stories to print, online and broadcast and meeting journalists to build relationships
  • Media and political monitoring – to ensure clients are well informed and potential issues are raised as early as possible
  • General admin; collate coverage reports, update media lists, scan media for feature and commentary opportunities
  • Client relationships

  • Attend client meetings, write agendas and take minutes
  • Produce client-ready reports and campaign evaluations
  • Manage day to day queries
  • Grasshopper Marketing Support

  • Draft and program creative content for our Grasshopper social media channels
  • Analysis of our channels and benchmarking
  • Draft our quarterly Grasshopper e-newsletter and work with in-house designer to produce it
  • Write regular blogs to support our SEO
  • Manage our website content
  • Support agency marketing activities e.g. events, award applications and sponsorship opportunities
  • Rewards and Benefits package

  • Salary: from £22k – £30k (depending on experience)
  • Annual bonus (subject to company performance)
  • Flexible work approach with core hours 10am-3pm
  • A part-time role would be considered for the right candidate
  • Two paid days volunteering a year to help your local community
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Training and CPD
  • Different people share different values

    At Grasshopper, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Grasshopper hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.
    We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic.
    We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to Julie and she will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.
    At Grasshopper we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you, let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

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    How to apply

    Please apply for the job by emailing a CV and cover message to [email protected] telling us why you are interested and what you would bring to the role. Feel free to be as creative as you like in your application.

    Deadline is Friday 31 March 2023 at midday.

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