Account Executive

Description: 

Entry to Mid-level position who will act as day-to-day point person on various client accounts.

Responsibilities:

Draft and service pitch letters, press releases and media alerts. Create targeted media lists for broadcast, radio and print outlets. Write and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets. Proactively pitch targeted media outlets, including broadcast, print and new media. Write and edit media materials such as media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies. Daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations. Daily interaction with various media outlets to discuss upcoming story ideas. Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts. Attend and facilitate media interviews; network with reporters and editors. Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events. Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations. Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients. Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns. Manage daily intern responsibilities. Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports. Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs. Misc. research, duties and projects as required.

Technical Skills & Qualifications:

B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency experience Able to handle multiple accounts simultaneously Excellent written and verbal skills Creative and energetic personality
Department: 
Public Relations
Job Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
New York NY