Senior Account Executive, PR

Job Locations US-CA-San Ramon
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/1/2018 12:12 PM)
Job ID
2018-2763
# of Openings
1
Category
AMF Media Group

AMF Media Group Overview

The ideal candidate has a passion for media relations, news and social media. In addition, this person understands the issues surrounding healthcare, real estate and public services. Works closely with all clients to support their ongoing needs related to project activities. This person with report to the Management Supervisor, PR

Role Summary

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Manage accounts with little oversight from senior staff, including providing day-to-day counsel to clients and ensuring account goals are met.
  • Research, develop, present, plan and implement inventive public relations/communications campaigns and programs for existing clients and new business prospects.
  • Manage relationships with editorial, journalistic and/or media contacts and leverage them to deliver client stories.
  • Manage media calls and requests, and screen calls from reporters for pre-interview discussion of story angles.
  • Prepare clients for media opportunities through the development of briefing pages, talking points and pre-interview practice sessions.
  • Monitor and track media coverage/mentions and provide clients with regular metrics/reporting.
  • Conduct key interviews with clients to fine-tune additional pitch opportunities.
  • Research, write and edit PR content including press releases, fact sheets, contributed articles and blog posts.
  • Cultivate and draft content for social media, manage content posting and interactions with social media communities (including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram).
  • Manage execution of program activities such as product launches, media tours, press conferences, tradeshows, promotional events and video production.
  • Curate, research, write and edit award and speaking applications.
  • Conduct outreach to and manage relationships with client partner organizations.
  • Engage in and contribute to client and PR team meetings, brainstorming sessions, office activities and staff meetings.
  • Maintain project timelines and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Manage target hours and report variances.
  • Recognize and pursue new business and organic growth opportunities and support RFP responses.
  • Develop program case studies and assist with submitting agency work for awards and industry recognition.
  • Provide strategic direction and counsel to entry-level team members to foster teamwork and growth.

 WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism or related field
  • 4+ years of Public Relations experience in an agency setting
  • Strong customer service skills including ability to communicate with clients to anticipate their needs, offer new ideas and proactively address challenges
  • Some supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to travel locally and work offsite in client offices in both San Francisco and the East Bay

HOW TO APPLY 

If you’re up for the challenge and this is something you would like to consider, please apply online using the "Apply for this Job online" button at the top of the page. 

 

Our interview process normally consists of:

  • A phone interview with one of our “Rock Star” Recruiters
  • 1-2 rounds of on-site interviews with the Hiring Team
  • Offers usually go out within 48 hours of your interviews

 

Additional Information

AMF Media Group is a fast-growing boutique marketing agency that needs talented professionals to help it continue its rapid expansion. Based in the East Bay, we deliver meaningful consumer connections, actionable brand insights and real business results, all faster than a traditional firm and with the track record of success to prove it.

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