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account executive

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • 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 Please include your resume and relevant writing samples / recent successes for review.