Account Executive / Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 07, 2013
Closes
Apr 06, 2013
Contact
Mr. Peter Elston
Duration
Full Time
The right candidates should demonstrate the ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast paced environment with a dynamic and positive attitude.

This position represents an excellent opportunity to build on your expertise of all aspects of the Public Relations industry. The right candidate has the potential for career advancement internally, taking on further responsibilities.

Candidate requirements
University graduate possessing a minimum of two years relevant work experience in Public Relations
Proven experience pitching print and on-line media and achieving results
Team spirited, committed and capable of demonstrating initiative
Ability to multi-task and deliver quality work to tight deadlines
Be experienced in communicating with and handling media
Computer literacy: Essential: Microsoft Windows operating environment, MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), Cision, Internet, Desirable: Adobe Photoshop.

Specific Duties
Press release writing and development of Client story themes
Pitching to print, on-line and television media channels
Securing placement of messaging with print, on-line and television channels
Developing print and email advertising copy
Promoting the business by writing for print, on-line, social media and distributed mailings
Maintenance of client and media contact databases
Organize press-to-dates and assure that they are updated and maintained efficiently
Assisting with event production, principally in New York City and the summer Hamptons season (typically held evenings and at weekends)

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