Assistant Account Executive

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive annual salary + benefits
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
Jun 17, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Overview of role:

 

We are looking for an Assistant Account Executive to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious PR professional to take the next step up in their career!

 

To be successful in this role you have already gained some PR experience within a leading agency. You are highly organized, have a proactive attitude with lots of initiative and have the ability to manage your workload effectively across a variety of client accounts. You must have a thorough understanding of digital/social marketing along with solid media relations experience. Please note, the role is heavy on media pitching.  

 

Duties will include:

 

  • Media pitching – adopt a proactive style and confidently “sell in” material across a broad range of media

     

    Media liaison – develop a proactive approach to media contacts, across different verticals. Responsible for dealing with day to day press inquiries; maximizing opportunities. Must have portfolio of examples

     

    Writing skills – able to write well-structured, persuasive copy. Be skilled in writing in a range of styles including news releases, case studies, status report, articles and proposals

     

    Client management – build and develop strong relationships with day-to-day client contacts

     

    Coordinate projects and events including inviting influencers, attending events, and preparing reports

     

    Demonstrate a general knowledge of social media tools, including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Gather.com, YouTube, etc.

     

    Understand key client information including business strategy, products, and services, key customers and competitors.

     

Knowledge and Skills

 

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

 

  • Proven PR experience (1-2 years minimum in an agency or in-house setting)

     

    No upcoming graduates please unless you have had (3) solid internships in an agency setting

     

    Clipbook with story placements a plus

     

    An accomplished writer with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

     

    Passionate about storytelling and developing original and compelling content for clients

     

    Be knowledgeable across social media PR channels, with experience of Facebook insights, Google analytics, and other SM monitoring /listening tools

     

    Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field

     

About Relativity Ventures

Started in 2014, we are a small and agile team.  We are looking for people who want to join us in our pursuit and be part of a team that creates campaigns that deliver on their promise. Much of our work is grounded in digital media and media relations.  It is at the heart of everything we do.

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