Account Executive

We are currently seeking an Account Executive in our New York Office. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, personable with strong writing skills and a passion for public relations, social media, and current events. Account Executives are a vital part of our team, leading select accounts while providing support for multiple clients across different industries.

What You’ll Get

  • Intensive training
  • Invaluable experience in the workings of a world class media agency
  • A dedicated, fun and supportive group of colleagues
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits

Responsibilities

As directed by a supervisor, an Account Executive will:

  • Serve as account support for multiple clients across media, advocacy, lifestyle, and entertainment brands
  • Create and draft press releases, media alerts, and pitches that result in positive media coverage for clients
  • Coordinate logistics of on-air bookings and interviews; serve as liaison between clients and the press
  • Pitch press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists across print, broadcast and online outlets
  • Develop and manage editorial calendars for pitching client content for consideration in special issues, lists, and other recognitions
  • Maintain updated spreadsheets with deadlines for editorial issues, conferences and events
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date press lists
  • Research and brainstorm editorial opportunities for clients
  • Represent clients at industry events, trade shows, vendor meetings, and other external opportunities as needed
  • Work to build relationships with reporters and editors; actively seek to expand network of contacts
  • Conduct media monitoring and analysis; create recap reports that reflect the efforts of the team

 

To apply send cover letter and resume to: careers@high10media.com