Account Executive, FT, Hoboken, New Jersey

Account Executive, FT, Hoboken, New Jersey

Account Executive

Job ID: 20378598
Position Title: Account Executive
Company Name: Litzky Public Relations
Industry: Public / Community Relations
Job Function: Public Relations
Location(s): Hoboken, New Jersey, 07030, United States
Posted: September 26, 2014
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Company: Litzky Public Relations
Size: 20 employees
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Job Description

Account Executive – Consumer & Lifestyle Brands

Litzky Public Relations, a boutique agency on the Hoboken waterfront, has an immediate need for an Account Executive. LPR is a close knit team of 20 hardworking, loyal, and fun individuals known for our results-focused approach and exceptional client services.  The Account Executive position provides a wonderful opportunity for hands on experience in all facets of the business. As a small agency with big clients, each of our employees is required to wear many hats, from packing boxes and creating clip reports to planning events and managing clients.

We’re looking for a dedicated, team player with at least four years of experience. Ideal candidate is organized, a quick learner, and imaginative thinker. If you’re a proactive individual who enjoys working independently but values a team environment, this position is for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Client relations and management
  • Proactive media relations – pitching traditional  media and bloggers, developing relationships and uncovering new outlets
  • Manage specific consumer product brands reporting directly to the account supervisor overseeing the business
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to develop PR strategies
  • Manage timelines and budgets
  • Creative thinking – brainstorming unique news hooks and PR campaigns
  • Special events – planning, pitching, onsite support, etc.
  • Stay current with new media trends and incorporate as appropriate
  • Draft press materials (pitch letters, advisories, releases, etc.)
  • Create and update media lists
  • Liaise with internal Creative Department
  • Manage the media mailer process from start to finish
  • Clip media placements and create client reports
  • Manage social media site for consumer product brand
  • Identify and research new opportunities for clients and the agency

Benefits:

We offer excellent benefits to our employees. In addition to a competitive salary base and compensation plan for all of our positions, we offer:

  • Excellent career path
  • Top-of-the-line healthcare coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability
  • Medical flexible spending account
  • Paid holidays
  • Life insurance
  • Summer hours

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

About Our Company:

Litzky Public Relations (LPR) was founded in 1988 by Michele Litzky.  Today, 20 public relations professionals comprise the LPR team.  What they have in common is a scrupulous work ethic and a 'nose for news.'  We’re strategic thinkers with big ideas and the talent to bring them to fruition. A full-service agency, our clients range from international blue chip companies to small start-ups with a great story or unusual product.  Regardless of their size, all of our clients get the ‘star’ treatment.  And, we deliver what we promise.   For more information on LPR please visit www.litzkypr.com.

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Resumes only.  NO CALLS. Please send resumes to jobs@litzkypr.com.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four years experience (agency or corporate)
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations or communications
  • Experience in consumer PR required
  • Ability to self-manage and work independently
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with social media channels
  • Confident, assertive, and outgoing team player with ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to manage strict timelines and demanding deadlines
  • Strong creative writer
  • Imaginative thinker
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Comfortable on the phone