HIRING! MWW PR Assistant Account Executive NYC

MWW (www.mww.com) is seeking an entry-level Assistant Account Executive to be a part of an award winning, media savvy, results-driven public relations team. Assistant Account Executives are an integral part of the account team and are responsible for key support functions for clients.

Responsibilities:

Assistant Account Executive’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing materials according to specifications, distributing to appropriate media vehicles before established deadlines and tracks progress
  • Media pitching
  • Preparing and implementing public relations program components for clients, including media contacts, special event coordination, writing and/or distribution of press releases, program writing and research.
  • Compiling and preparing client reports, includes merchandising and quantifying media placements for clients
  • Participating in logistical operations of special events planning and coordination
  • Providing research data for public relations planning and strategizing including internet searches
  • Maintaining and updating account files. Consistently striving to increase knowledge of agency/client procedures, your own knowledge of the public relations field, as well as your clients’ business.
  • Assisting in the research and development of program components for current clients and new business opportunities.
  • Assembling press materials, press kits and product shipments
  • Responding in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a PR or Communications agency
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think strategically, creatively and proactively
  • Be detail oriented and able to coordinate/participate in numerous tasks/projects in an organized manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong reading comprehension skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Social media savvy, with experience using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Genuine interest in reading media coverage and understanding media relations process
  • A bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or related field.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • At least one year full time related work experience and/or two public relations internships

Application details: https://jobs-mwwgroup.icims.com/jobs/2595/assistant-account-executive/job

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