Associate Account Executive

New York
Dec 07, 2012
Jan 06, 2013
Ms. Marsha Walker
Full Time
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Kellen Communications, a mid-sized, global public relations firm seeks a proactive, creative, and detail-oriented Associate Account Executive with one-year previous public relations experience to serve as a member of its New York account team.
QUALIFICATIONS: BS/BA in a discipline related to Communications, Public Relations or Journalism, with a minimum of one year of applicable experience, preferably in an agency. Applicants must have experience with media relations and marketing communications account support, special event or trade show coordination, and social media campaign implementation.
Candidates must be self-starters with a passion for PR, be self-motivated yet enjoy working in a collaborative environment; be detail oriented, exhibit sound judgment, have strong verbal/written communications skills, exceptional organizational skills, consistent attention to detail and prioritization of deadlines.
Reporting to the account supervisor/senior account supervisor, the associate account executive will support the implementation of media relations, issues management, marketing communications and social media programs for clients in the B2B, consumer and non-profit sectors.
•Social media program development and implementation;
•Write press releases, bylined articles, op-eds, newsletters, brochures, web content;
•Develop client reports, attend client meetings and conference calls;
•Develop, verify and maintain up-to-date media lists, client reports, and clip books;
•Coordinate special events;
•Support new business proposal writing and research;
•Participate in professional development programs;
•Attend Kellen Company functions

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