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Sr. Account Executive

Konnect Agency is seeking a full-time Public Relations Senior Account Executive with 3-4 years of professional PR experience. This person will lead several accounts and should have solid media relations skills, familiarity with influencer marketing, great writing skills, and a portfolio of past work to share. We are looking for someone who will thrive in an environment where they are able to interact with several clients and CEOs on a daily basis.

Requirements

  • Serving as the lead day-to-day client contact
  • Creating and writing press materials with little oversight. This includes press releases, executive bios, fact sheets, by-lines, and more
  • Proposing story ideas that educate and shape editorial opinions
  • Researching key media contacts, creating relationships with journalists, and pitching them on an ongoing basis
  • Creating media briefing docs and managing interviews on behalf of clients
  • Researching and recommending influencer partners
  • Conducting influencer outreach and coordinating client opportunities
  • Reporting press and influencer opportunities to clients in a timely manner
  • Responding to a journalist, influencer, and client queries in a timely manner
  • Overseeing and updating client PR trackers
  • Monitoring press and influencer coverage
  • Compiling weekly/ monthly updates for clients
  • Contributing to client presentations and wrap reports as needed
  • Creating agendas and call recaps and scheduling calls as needed
  • Leading and contributing to client calls/video conferences
  • Providing client counsel and recommendations
  • Contributing to client PR plans
  • Contributing to agency brainstorms
  • Supporting and participating in company and client virtual and/or in-person events
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Becoming an expert in the clients businesses and industries
  • Leading multiple accounts

Qualifications

  • BA in Mass Communications, Public Relations, or related field
  • Strong pitching, media relations experience
  • Strong writing, research, and organizational skills
  • Client relations experience with the ability and confidence to act as the primary day-to-day client contact
  • Self-starter, able to work independently as well as in groups
  • Strong ability to prioritize, problem-solve and be resourceful
  • Able to handle a fast-paced PR environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Takes direction well
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to handle any/all confidential information, issues, and matters in a sensitive manner
  • Able to work towards short term and long term client goals
  • Ability to grasp “big picture” ideas and think independently
  • Desire to grow and learn with the company
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • A positive attitude is a must!
  • Requirements
    • Serving as the lead day-to-day client contact
    • Creating and writing press materials with little oversight. This includes press releases, executive bios, fact sheets, by-lines, and more
    • Proposing story ideas that educate and shape editorial opinions
    • Researching key media contacts, creating relationships with journalists, and pitching them on an ongoing basis
    • Creating media briefing docs and managing interviews on behalf of clients
    • Researching and recommending influencer partners
    • Conducting influencer outreach and coordinating client opportunities
    • Reporting press and influencer opportunities to clients in a timely manner
    • Responding to a journalist, influencer, and client queries in a timely manner
    • Overseeing and updating client PR trackers
    • Monitoring press and influencer coverage
    • Compiling weekly/ monthly updates for clients
    • Contributing to client presentations and wrap reports as needed
    • Creating agendas and call recaps and scheduling calls as needed
    • Leading and contributing to client calls/video conferences
    • Providing client counsel and recommendations
    • Contributing to client PR plans
    • Contributing to agency brainstorms
    • Supporting and participating in company and client virtual and/or in-person events
    • Managing multiple projects simultaneously
    • Becoming an expert in the clients businesses and industries
    • Leading multiple accounts
  • Qualifications
    • BA in Mass Communications, Public Relations, or related field
    • Strong pitching, media relations experience
    • Strong writing, research, and organizational skills
    • Client relations experience with the ability and confidence to act as the primary day-to-day client contact
    • Self-starter, able to work independently as well as in groups
    • Strong ability to prioritize, problem-solve and be resourceful
    • Able to handle a fast-paced PR environment
    • Able to work well under pressure
    • Takes direction well
    • Attention to detail
    • Able to handle any/all confidential information, issues, and matters in a sensitive manner
    • Able to work towards short term and long term client goals
    • Ability to grasp “big picture” ideas and think independently
    • Desire to grow and learn with the company
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Professional appearance and demeanor
    • A positive attitude is a must!