Junior Account Executive
Responsibilities:•Manage daily activities on multiple accounts•Write press releases, media alerts, photo captions, media pitches, biographies, etc.•Effectively pitch and secure consistent and quality media placements•Prepare meeting agendas, notes, reports and other written materials •Serve as day-to-day contact on for clients and media. •Maintain strong client relationships through constant contact•Organize and attend events on behalf of clients •Attend industry/networking events •Assist with developing strategic and creative PR initiatives•Develop and maintain solid media relationships with target writers for each client (journalists, bloggers and influencers)•Monitor and engage on behalf of clients on the social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Foursquare, Pinterest, etc.)•Perform in-depth research and analysis of clients •Stay up to speed on current industry news, trends and technologyRequirements:•Minimum one to two years related public relations experience•BA or BS in related field•Exceptional verbal and written communication skills•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities and often tight deadlines. •Proficient in AP style•Proficiency using Cision/Cisionpoint, Lexis Nexis, newswires, Microsoft Office •Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies on these platforms•Online community management experience (Facebook page or group administrator, forum administrator, etc.) a plus•Familiarity with travel, food, wine + spirits, business and technology press as well as industry-appropriate bloggers and social media influencers a plus •Knowledge of web design, search engine optimization, and basic HTML are a plusIf you meet the above requirements and would like the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the industry's brightest minds, please send your cover letter and resume as a Word or PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write "Junior Account Assistant" in the email subject line.