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Violet PR is seeking an Account Executive to join our growing boutique PR firm based in Montclair, NJ. We’re looking for a smart, fun, energetic go-getter who’s passionate about news, social media, writing and media relations. The AE will serve a diverse range of clients in fields including real estate, economic development, entertainment and business.
- Researching and writing news releases, pitches, fact sheets, media advisories and social media content
- Pitching by email and phone to national, regional and trade journalists, including print, broadcast and online
- Managing day-to-day account activities; interfacing daily with clients
- Social media management, including implementation of social media campaigns for multiple clients on platforms including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook
- Planning itineraries for media tours and press trips
- Researching target media lists using Cision and the Internet
- Compiling and preparing client reports, includes merchandising and quantifying media placements for clients
- At least 3 years of PR agency and/or newsroom experience and a bachelor’s degree
- Creative, AP-style writer
- Outstanding interpersonal skills
- Ability and experience identifying news stories and developing media pitches that resonate
- Detail oriented; able to manage multiple projects in an organized manner
- Ability to work well within a team in a fun, collaborative and creative setting
- Social media experience using Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
Benefits & Perks:
- Competitive salary
- 15 days PTO to start, plus winter recess and summer Fridays
- Flexible work from home policy
- Medical and dental insurance
- Professional development opportunities
The Account Executive will work full-time from our Montclair, NJ, office. Interested candidates should send an email with a detailed note explaining why you’d be an ideal candidate for this opportunity to Christina Forrest at Info@violetpr.com. Please include your resume and relevant writing samples / recent successes for review.