PR Account Executive

ROLE

We are seeking a full-time Account Executive with experience in arts and culture communications to join our result-oriented team. Working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, the Account Executive will engage directly with clients to set clear goals and expectations, develop and execute earned media strategies, craft a wide variety communications materials, contribute to new business development, and manage Account Coordinators and interns. This is a dynamic role in a fast-growing firm, with significant possibilities for growth. The job will require occasional travel, and work on events that may take place on nights and weekends. While we are still working remotely, applicants should be based in New York City or the tri-state area.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Develop targeted media strategies for clients across a range of cultural fields

+ Compose engaging, incisive press releases, pitches, and other communications materials, often under tight deadlines

+ Build and maintain trusting client relationships with clear and consistent communication, responsiveness, and professionalism

+ Pitch and place stories in a wide variety of media

+ Develop and maintain relationships with critics, reporters, producers, and editors

+ Manage client meeting agendas, scheduling, and calendars

+ Manage lists, pitch trackers, and reports

+ Proactively monitor media and trends

+ Help train and supervise Account Coordinators and interns

 

DESIRED SKILLS

+ B.A. degree

+ 3 - 5 years PR experience, in-house or at an agency

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Active and demonstrated interest in the arts

+ Strong time management skills and ability to multitask

+ Broad understanding of the media landscape and evolving trends

+ Strong relationships with editors, journalists, bookers, and segment producers in the culture space

+ Familiarity with digital marketing and social media

+ Experience with client management

+ Strong leadership skills

+ Demonstrated history of creative problem-solving, responsiveness, and lateral thinking

+ Familiarity with Slack, Mailchimp, Google Suite, and PR Databases

 

BENEFITS

+ Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Optical Insurance

+ 401K match program

+ Flexible PTO

+ WFH (for the foreseeable future)

 

Salary commensurate with experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application Deadline 6/24/2021

Send resume, press release writing sample, and short letter of interest to adam@culturalcounsel.com