Junior PR Account Executive (French-speaking)
ABOUT OGILVY SOCIAL.LAB
Ogilvy Social.Lab is not a traditional agency. We are an agency born for the Social Age.
Ogilvy Social.Lab understands that social is more than just another digital channel. We cherish our entrepreneurial spirit and embrace the opportunity to rethink marketing and communications while challenging the status quo.
We are working for several local and international clients incl. Deutsche Bank, Carrefour, Huawei Europe, IKEA, Coca-Cola, Ford, Engie, several European institutions, Bacardi, Ingersoll Rand, Pfizer, Unilever, etc. Social.Lab was acquired by Ogilvy in 2013, is headquartered in Brussels and has offices in New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Singapore, Dubai, Cape Town, Warsaw and Zurich.
We are growing fast and we love it. We know that our success is a direct result of our talents.
We are looking for an ambitious PR Account Executive, hungry to work for our corporate clients. If you are a new graduate or already have some work experience and are looking to grow, work hard, and have fun along the way, apply now!
You will be part of an integrated international agency team, primarily responsible for implementing PR campaigns for corporate clients.
•Understands and effectively utilises both internal and external research capabilities, including use of the Internet and other existing and emerging communications resources
•Monitor and analyse media coverage and other relevant communications vehicles for clients and prepares reports
•Evaluate and analyse information and data, including development of succinct, accurate summaries and analyses of research
•Draft news releases, pitch letters, case histories, by-liners, op-eds, etc.
•Develop media lists and other reports (e.g., stakeholder, competitor, consumer, legislative or interest group analyses) completely and accurately
•Proactively work to enhance skills at conducting media outreach
•Conduct editorial outreach and gain understanding of the dynamics of media relations
•Arrange meetings and events, including press conferences, analyst meetings, annual meetings and other special events
•Develop and propose storylines and other tactical program elements that further clients’ objectives Financial/Administrative
•Provide organisational support to communications team
•Develop and apply understanding of billing and budgeting processes
•Prepare well-documented, thorough activity reports
•Manage time for optimum productivity, understanding appropriate time commitments on projects
What we are looking for:
•Degree in Communications, PR or Journalism
•Graduate -up to 1 year of work experience
•Excellent inter-personal skills, collaborative and flexible style
•Enjoy working in a multicultural team
•Good sense of humor
The ideal candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:
•French native speaker, fluent spoken and written English. Dutch is a plus
•Excellent oral, writing, grammar and editing skills
•Excellent presentation skills
•Very good knowledge of the Belgian media landscape
•Critical attention to detail
•Motivated and fast learner
•Full-time job within a growing and trendsetting advertising agency in the center of Brussels
•Attractive package and benefits
•Very good working atmosphere
•Career conversation and growing opportunities