PR Account Executive – coming soon

We’re looking to recruit a PR Account Executive who is passionate about communication and loves to write. The agency is growing steadily with amazing opportunities for results-oriented PR professionals to work on technology accounts.

The role will assist in driving integrated PR and communications campaigns forward.

We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, proactive, loves working in a flexible, entrepreneurial environment, and is willing to take on exciting challenges and learn new skills. We’ve been called a ‘powerhouse that gets sh*t done’ and we’re keen to protect that reputation!

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assistance with day-to-day client management, reporting into the Account Manager
  2. Collaborate with team to build and carry out PR strategies
  3. Constantly create new angles and draft messaging for press releases
  4. Research appropriate media contacts for each story and build customized distribution lists
  5. Execute pitches with reporters and publications
  6. Map events and speaking engagements to secure opportunities for clients
  7. Assist in developing thought leadership pieces
  8. Monitor for coverage and build regular reports sharing results
  9. Create content for EC-PR’s content channels: social media and blog
  10. Other responsibilities as needed
  11. Keep up to date with industry trends on client industry technology and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them

About you:

  1. Strong attention to detail
  2. Strong writing and communication skills
  3. Articulate
  4. Active within social networks, digitally savvy
  5. Strong research and analytical skills
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills
  7. Eager to learn and easily adaptable
  8. Experience online project management tools would be beneficial
  9. Availability after hours and willingness to work from home/weekends when necessary
  10. Previous PR/ writing experience – an advantage
  11. Familiarity with digital publications and technology – an advantage
  12. PR experience a definite plus

If this sounds like your ideal role, watch this space!