Aiken PR

The Briefing

Could you be AIKEN’s new Client Executive?

Could you be AIKEN’s new Client Executive? Banner

by Aiken PR


Interested? Send your CV and cover letter to by 5pm on 16th June 2023

We are looking for a creative, engaged and solutions–driven individual to join our AIKEN team.

Our prestigious client list of leading businesses and organisations provides you with the opportunity to work on top brands across multiple sectors. At AIKEN you will use traditional and digital tools combined with inventive tactics to help deliver award–winning local, national and international campaigns.


At AIKEN, we build and maintain client reputations, making them relevant to the moment through targeted rapid response, expert news handling, storytelling, sponsorship activation and social campaigns. We are one team, combining forensic monitoring and analysis, knowledgeable media relations and innovative thinking to deliver standout communications. Our clients include Diageo, The Dairy Council for Northern Ireland, ESB, Electric Ireland, Sysco, Ulster University, White’s and Women in Business. You can find out more about current and previous campaigns here.

What we offer:

• Hybrid working and flexi time – including the option to finish early on Fridays

• CIPR/PRII Membership

• Career advancement structure

• 20 paid days leave increasing every 3/5 years to a max of 25 days

• 11 public / bank holidays

• Paid day off on your birthday

• Summer hours

• £100 per year to organise an event for a charity of your choice

• £150 budget for home working equipment

• A company mobile phone allowance and iPad

• Personal Training budget

About this role:
As a Client Executive you will be an integral part of the team, working directly with clients and the wider team on sponsorship activation, media relations and social media campaigns. We work on a hybrid model so you will spend time in our offices on Lisburn Road in Belfast and Schoolhouse Lane East in Dublin and working from home.

Day to day your tasks will include:

• Arranging photo/videography shoots including writing briefs, developing creative concepts and storyboards

• Creating online content calendars using tools such as Canva

• Posting, monitoring and reviewing client social media accounts

• Drafting and issuing press materials including releases and features

• Engagement with journalists, influencers and appropriate opinion formers

• Drafting presentations on powerpoint

• Evaluating and reporting on client campaigns

• Supporting on event management activities

• Contributing ideas to campaign planning

• Contributing to AIKEN’s social content with blogs and posts

Does this work excite you? If so, you could be part of the dynamic AIKEN team!

If you meet our essential criteria please get in touch:

• Minimum of one year’s experience in a public relations role

• Sound skills across digital activities from posting to monitoring social media accounts

• Proven written skills

• Experience in creating engaging presentations using online tools

• Creative thinker with initiative

• Methodical and flexible mind–set with a can–do and solutions–driven attitude and the ability to organise and prioritise tasks

• A keen interest in current affairs

Applying is simple…
If you feel you are perfect for the role and would love working with us, email by 5pm on 16th June 2023 with:

• Cover letter to a maximum of 800 words to include why you believe you would be a good fit for AIKEN
• CV detailing your relevant experience
• Mark the subject line ‘Client Executive Application’