Account Executive - Travel

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 08, 2013
Closes
May 08, 2013
Contact
Ms. Lauren Hamlett
Duration
Full Time
Account Executive

Overview:
This position has client contact and executes day-to-day activities in order to complete public relations initiatives.

Responsibilities:
•Complete communication initiatives including writing press releases, press materials, and client communication upon approval
•Pitch stories to the media upon approval, field media calls, and monitor press coverage
•Plan special events, such as press tours, press conferences, and media briefings
•Edit and ensure the quality of media materials
•Understand the focus and needs of the clients; anticipate client needs in advance
•Identify hot topics for the client and monitor trends; proactively initiating coverage
•Initiate, prepare and attend client meetings
•Develop a variety of press materials including timelines, press releases, media alerts, photo captions, client memos, pitch letters, status reports, and gossip items
•Call on and track editorial calendars for clients

Education and Experience Required:
•BA/BS Degree is preferred
•2-3 years minimum experience in public relations

Knowledge and Skills Required:
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Detail oriented and results oriented
•Ability to prioritize while simultaneously working on numerous projects

Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume to jobs@smapr.com. EOE.


Interested candidates must submit cover letter and resume. EOE.

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