Assistant Account Executive

Employer 5WPR
Location New York, NY
Type Full time
Apply by Not specified
More details https://www.5wpr.com/about5wpr/prcareers.cfm
Posted on August 2, 2022

Description

We are seeking a dynamic Assistant Account Executive to join 5W’s growing team. The ideal individual will have worked with clients within an agency setting, is an expert at pitching, and possesses superior account and time management skills. This is an exciting opportunity that promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to exceed expectations is a winning recipe for success.

Here is what you will be doing:
  • Assist the group and all supervising account members in development and maintenance of media lists
  • Create and distribute press releases to targeted media outlets
  • Build relationships with influential members of media and proactively pitch targeted outlets, including broadcast, print and new media
  • Write and edit media materials, including media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies
  • Daily client communication to update, report on and discuss media relations
  • Responsible 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; network with reporters and editors
  • Coordinate various event planning and media outreach events
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs
  • Misc. research, duties and projects as required
Here is what you need:
  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 1-2 years of PR agency experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative and energetic personality