Healthcare Public Relations Account Executive

LifeSci Public Relations
New York City, New York (US)
Full time salary with benefits
Mar 25, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Our fast-growing public relations firm is looking for an ambitious Account Executive to join our team to help support communications and public relations programs for our healthcare clients. Our team members have decades of experience in the industry and are committed to the training and guidance of new team members.


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide first drafts of various materials for account teams using AP style under supervision
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop editorial calendars and proactively formulate media pitch ideas
  • Develop media lists using Cision and other relevant tools with minimal supervision 
  • Conduct media outreach based on news announcements and continue to strengthen media relations skills
  • Provide support for account teams and serve as a point of contact for a number of day-to-day activities such as setting up meetings, tracking and sending documents, version control, etc.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and the ability to be proactive 
  • Prepare journalist background documents



  • College degree with emphasis on media relations, communications or equivalent or comparable experience
  • 1-2 years experience in marketing, public relations, or communications
  • Outgoing personality
  • Excellent writing skills


Position Highlights

  • Work closely with the firm’s senior communications team – excellent learning opportunities
  • Opportunity for significant independent work
  • Excellent advancement prospects for those who show initiative
  • NYC-based firm with global reach in a bustling modern office

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