Account Associate (UK)

The Role
Are you a rising star looking for a launchpad into the exciting world of public relations? Kite Hill is looking for an Account Associate (UK) to join our London Office. The ideal candidate should have at least one year of PR internship experience and a passion for technology.
 
We’re a specialist firm with a focus on MarTech & Advertising, Entertainment, Media as well as Emerging and B2B Tech.  Working with the best of the best, many of our clients have made the “Forbes 100 Most Promising Companies” list year after year. We’re seeking someone who is proactive and loves working in an entrepreneurial environment, taking on exciting challenges and learning new skills. We're not your typical agency.
 
Why Kite Hill?
We believe that best-in-class client service is achievable without the pressure-cooker environment and long working hours so often associated with our industry. Tired teams deliver tired thinking. Our mission is to nurture happier, motivated teams capable of delivering brighter, more inspired creative content, and more considered, incisive and strategic consultancy. Most importantly of all, we’re not satisfied with standing still. A brilliant client campaign is not the end-goal. Ongoing brilliance is what we strive for. With ever-evolving clients’ industries, the pursuit of continuous improvement and innovation must be ingrained in everything we do. Our thirst for excellence and growth is infectious, and as a team, we know when we work together towards fulfilling our mission, we are unstoppable.

Position Summary:
This is an entry-level PR position. The candidate should:

  • Be a self-starter as well as a team player. You’ll be working with the agency’s growing team of PR pros.

  • Have solid written and oral communications skills. The candidate will be responsible for media research, press list development, media monitoring, writing and editing press materials for clients (including bylined articles, messaging documents and news releases).

  • Perform in a fast-paced, multi-priority environment. The candidate will be working across a variety accounts and will need to be able to manage multiple client projects simultaneously.

  • Assist with large and small-scale events. The agency handles the press for national events as well as branded client events. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with media outreach around these events.

  • Be organized and detail-oriented.

  • Have a passion for the PR industry. This is a must!


Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in PR, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Journalism or related discipline

  • 1 year public relations experience

  • Strong research, organizational and presentation skills

  • Experience in media pitching and outreach

  • Sharp proofreading/editing skills a must

  • PR internship experience required

 
Benefits:

  • Flexible vacation time

  • WFH days

  • Summer Fridays

  • Annual salary commensurate with experience

  • Healthcare & 401K package

 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, KITE HILL PR does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin or ancestry.
 
If you feel you meet these qualifications, please submit a cover letter and resume via email to stephanief@kitehillpr.com. No phone calls please.