Jr Account Executive/Account Executive

Location
New York
Posted
May 16, 2014
Closes
Jun 15, 2014
Contact
Kendis Charles
Duration
Full Time
Relevance New York is looking for dynamic and talented Junior Account Executives or an Account Executive, with the following capabilities:
•Able to be a client contact for account work (under supervision)
•Can conduct proactive and strategic media relations for clients
•Draft press releases and pitches and other written materials that need minimal editing
•Draft agendas and notes that need almost no editing with no items missed
•Effectively pitch media by phone as well as email to secures placements
•Update media lists and proactively look for new reporters and publications to add
•Proactively develop relationships with the media
•Ability to send e-blasts quickly and efficiently
•Be a presence on account interaction
•Contribute to meetings with clients as appropriate. Ensure meeting materials are prepared, available and organized.
•Regularly clip, file and send digital and print press placements
•Monitor media for clients
•Be organized and on top of to-do list, meet deadlines
•Proactively come up with ideas and suggest next steps for clients
•Strong knowledge of AP Style
•Journalism, Communications or PR college degree preferred!
•Must have at least 1+ year of PR experience
•Strong writing skills (pitches, press releases, etc.)
•Strong research skills
•Can do Cision research
•Strong work ethic
•Creative, strategic thinker, self-starter
•Hungry for press placements for clients
•High attention to detail and solution-oriented
•Shows up polished for client meetings
•Ability to multitask well
•Work well in a fast-paced environment, under pressure
•Has a working knowledge of the real estate industry or at least an interest in it
•Reads industry and consumer publications we pitch
•Strong social media knowledge
•Positive, can-do attitude and a team player
•Vast knowledge of NYC
•Multi-lingual is a plus


Please designate desired position
level and minimum salary requirement

Must have at least 1-2 year professional PR experience
No Undergraduates or new graduates please

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