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Senior Account Executive (Public Relations Focus)

Publication or Company 
Industry  Marketing, Public Relations
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Los Angeles, CA
Job Requirements General Summary:

IMRE is looking for a Senior Account Executive with strong experience in consumer communications to join our growing Los Angeles office. SAE should be a public relations superstar, with good technology and consumer media relationships, and a breadth of expertise, including crisis communications, public affairs, employee relations, and media relations. Under the supervision of an Account Director, an SAE serves as a counselor to their clients, their superiors and junior staff members and is able to handle multiple projects with a high degree of confidence, independence and sound judgment. The ideal candidate understands contemporary public relations and is savvy in understanding how digital and social strategies, tactics and evaluation techniques integrate with traditional PR efforts.

Principle Responsibilities and Duties:

Provides outstanding customer services and serves as the primary contact and liaison between the agency and assigned client in all matters.
With Account Director, provides overall leadership and direction in recommending short-term and long-range marketing and communications goals and objectives for assigned clients. Leads client teams in planning and developing programs and services, which are consistent with the clients mission and strategic plan.
Highly detail-oriented practitioner, responsible for client program management and all internal and external communications associated with those programs.
Leads execution of innovative, technology-forward public relations programs across multiple industries. Has a nose for a good news story and works tirelessly to secure it. Responsible for ensuring the highest quality work is deployed on behalf of clients, and effectively delivers desired results.
Responsible for the fiscal management of assigned client budget. Accountable for the development, management and evaluation of operating budget, and for achieving objectives while operating within budgeted expense targets.
Ensures that the client and agency complies with all copyright laws, confidentiality issues and ethical standards within the profession.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Strong B2C brand experience

Position requires exceptional oral and written communications skills and knowledge of communications techniques and typical agency procedures in order to coordinate effective campaigns and programs

Work requires excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a variety of internal and external audiences, to represent clients to the media and various groups, to propose marketing and communications goals and objectives, to seek out and build relationships with potential clients, to close deals and to lead and direct subordinate staff

Position requires problem solving and conceptual skills to recommend approaches and methods; to plan, coordinate, and evaluate communications activities; to prepare reports and analyses; to project trends and developments in the field; and to recommend short-term and long-range goals and strategies based on such

Position requires both a team player that encourages collaboration and ideation among team members, as well as, an aggressive and fearless communicator, that is willing to get their hands dirty and do whatever it takes to deliver the highest quality work on behalf of their clients

A minimum of 5 years experience

Working Conditions:

Normal office environment, where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise, or smoke.

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to Account Director
About Our Company IMRE, LLC specializes in helping companies meet their business objectives through creative marketing and public relations. IMRE offers a multidisciplinary approach to brand building, providing distinctive brand strategies, results-driven media relations, and dynamic corporate and marketing communications — each to effectively reach our clients’ target audiences.

IMRE provides both business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications, focusing primarily on Home & Building, Financial Services, Healthcare and Sport Industries. Fortune 500 enterprises to mid-sized companies, our clients include John Deere, Target, Travelers Insurance, Sikkens, The Orioles and Kwikset.

The home office is located in Sparks Glencoe, Maryland with 3 offsite locations in Los Angeles, California, Raleigh, North Carolina and New York, New York.