Award Winning Agency Seeks Stellar Public Relations Account Executive

Location
New York City
Salary
Compensation based on experience; Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Closes
Sep 01, 2017
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

This position will provide support to the account team on various accounts, with growing level of media expertise, and have impeccable organizational skills. The ideal candidate will have worked within the agency setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate network of traditional and online media contacts
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, online, and print outlets, as well as digital influencers.
  • Draft pitches and conduct proactive outreach to media outlets
  • Draft press materials, ensuring quality and consistency such as press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies
  • Daily client interaction to update report on and discuss media relations
  • Responsible (in conjunction with the AAE) for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients and new business opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns
  • Supervise staff junior to you on projects
  • Complete individual tasks with minimal supervision
  • Serve as an active member of the team and demonstrate team-player attitude

Requirements:

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

About Us

Sharp communications is an award winning PR, Advertising and Social Media agency. We specialize in helping best-in-class brands reach influential audiences. Learn more about us here: http://www.sharpthink.com/

 

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