PR Account Executive


Allison+Partners

2019-11-21 04:31:57

Job location San Francisco, California, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Accounting

Job description

Allison+Partners is seeking an Account Executive who can demonstrate ownership of projects and account work, strong follow-through and the ability to work with team and management.AEs begin to help manage junior team members, teach new team members the systems and protocols of assigned clients and agency life. This role is also the first step in client accountability. AEs are actively researching and pitching media to secure coverage and build relationships. They are engrained in assigned client industries, actively sharing insights and trends to stretch the teams thinking. High emphasis is placed on AEs honing their writing skills at this level. They also become more actively engaged in the new business process. Responsibilities include:Actively pitches media to secure client coverage leveraging established media relationshipsRegularly meet with media in-person for effective relationship buildingMaintains ongoing knowledge of comms industry and media activity, and actively shares with team and clients, as appropriateDrafts press materials, client recommendations, award and executive speaking submissions, and bylineseffectively and efficientlyDevelops story angles, both planned and proactive, on behalf of clientsDemonstrates solid working knowledge of clients, products, competitors, industry, etc.Directs and supports event logistics and execution, including on-site support for team and clientManages time and projects well, meeting all objectives and deadlinesActs as the right hand person to supervising senior account executive or account managerRequirements:BA or BS in related field requiredRequires 2+ years of public relations, marketing or related experienceExcellent writer and shared examplesEstablished media relationshipsEvent and tradeshow experienceExperience in managing speakers bureau, awards and conference programsAbility to prioritize workload, demonstrate effective time management skillsStrong communicator with team, client and media, both written and verbalThinks strategically and demonstrates creative thinkingSelf-motivated with a can do attitude, relentless attention to detail and effective multi-task

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