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PR Senior Account Executive

(To be considered for this position, you must have B2B experience.)

Affect is a public relations, social media and marketing firm that specializes in technology, healthcare and professional services, we combine smart people, cutting-edge thinking, creative ideas and hard work to provide exceptional service and produce tangible results for our clients.

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Account Executive (SAE) assists in the strategic planning of accounts and may manage one to two small accounts and/or act as a key member of one or several large accounts. This role proactively seeks out solutions to challenges faced within client teams and communicates updates and best practices. Additionally, members at this level assist in the management and training of other team members. SAEs have a strong understanding of media relations, a solid network of media contacts and an excellent success rate of placing stories. They also possess strong written and verbal communication and time management skills. Active participation in social media is expected and required at this level, as the SAE will often be responsible for managing components of a client’s social media engagement. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises 1-2 accounts or acts as key member of large accounts
  • Assists in management and training of account team members
  • Develops strategic relationships with clients
  • Assists in strategic account planning, including: developing scopes of work, supporting account profitability and developing new materials
  • Clearly and proactively communicates updates and best practices to clients and makes recommendations for overcoming challenges on client accounts
  • Interfaces with media, analysts and other key influencers
  • Writes a variety of PR and marketing materials, including, but not limited to: press releases, pitches, byline
  • articles, case studies and marketing copy for brochures, advertisements, direct mail campaigns and websites
  • Disseminates press releases and proactively reaches out to media/industry analysts
  • Manages speaking and award programs for clients
  • Responds to journalist queries (HARO, Profnet, PRSourceCode etc.) with limited to no assistance and review from manager
  • Manages and oversees client weekly agendas, recap reports, clip and monthly reports
  • Assists with new business research
  • Leads social media engagement for clients and agency
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment on matters of significance
  • Manages junior account team members and directs their work on accounts 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4-6 years in PR
  • Agency experience
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong media/analyst relations skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms for business use
  • Team oriented and ability to take the lead on relevant projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Vocus, Cision or other PR programs
  • Technology and/or healthcare and B2B experience (Preferred) 

BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Personal Performance Bonus
  • Company Performance Bonus
  • 401 K
  • Vacation Days
  • Birthday Off
  • Company Holidays
  • Sick Days
  • Professional Development
  • Summer Fridays
  • Year-Round Early Close Fridays
  • Travel and Expenses Benefits
  • Travel Allowance
  • Cell Phone Allowance
  • Gym/Health Club Reimbursement
  • Morning/Late Night Work Meals
  • Dry Cleaning Reimbursement
  • Early/Late Meeting Transportation
  • Business Travel Pet Sitting Reimbursement
  • New Employees & New Business Benefits
  • New Employee Referral
  • New Business Commission
  • Retainer Contract and Renewals Bonus
  • Client Project/Upsell Bonus

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