Porter Novelli is currently seeking add a dynamic and creative Account Executive to support PR and Social Media programs within our rapidly growing base of world-class consumer and technology clients. Account Executives provide day-to-day tactical implementation of all account activities. They work closely with Senior Account Executives and Supervisors on the execution of our client’s strategic PR plans and initiatives. Account Executives mentor and provide direction to Assistant Account Executives and interns in their efforts to service the account.
Place high priority on delivering quality results; goes above and beyond client and management’s expectations
Develop and edit high-quality written materials that reflect an understanding of the client’s business (objectives, market, competitive position), as well as professional standards
Responsible for the creation of client content materials, including but not limited to:news releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, biographies, tour reports, briefing books, speaking opportunity abstracts, pitch letters, Q&As, company memoranda, metrics computation and analysis, and general client correspondence
Serve as primary and ongoing contact on client’s behalf to press and analysts.Identify appropriate target influencers and sees pitch through to successful placement
Understand influencer needs and coverage areas, including editorial focus, deadlines, audiences and format to build solid, productive relationships with target influencers
Display a strategic and tactical understanding of social media and its role in the public relations process and ability to identify influential bloggers as they relate to client target market and audience, and engage those individuals to achieve program goals
Keep programs on track; ensure deadlines and ongoing work requirements of the client are met
Organize and communicates messages clearly and concisely to support client goals
Demonstrates excellent listening skills, attentiveness, and intuitiveness about client satisfaction and concerns
Ability multi-task, all day and every day
Deadline driven; demonstrate ability to manage projects thoroughly and completely within given timeframes
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism, communications or PR-related discipline. Two to four years professional experience, preferably related to public relations or journalism, as well as strong project management and interpersonal skills required. A high-tech background is ideal. Computer literacy is required. An understanding of public relations and social media basics with existing competence in performing Assistant Account Executive duties is required.
Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.
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