Account Executive, Account Coordinator

BML Public Relations - Florham Park, NJ

30+ days agoFull-time

BML Public Relations is seeking an enthusiastic and creative, news-loving Account Executive and Account Coordinator to join our team of fun PR professionals! BMLPR promotes a casual and collaborative work environment. Our "all-hands-on-deck" approach allows our employees to participate in all aspects of account management and strategic direction. At BMLPR you are not a title, you are an equal.

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Creative, fun work environment
  • Generous vacation time
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 401K
  • Summer Fridays

Daily responsibilities:

  • Media pitching via email and phone (you will be calling media - it's our philosophy)
  • Drafting of press materials including releases, alerts, pitches, agendas, recaps, media logs
  • Media list development (proficiency in Cision a plus)
  • Daily client contact
  • Day-to-day account management/admin
  • Planning and executing client events/grand openings
  • Support senior management team
  • Participate in brainstorms/campaign development

General skills:

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Media skills:

  • Pitching via phone or email
  • Media monitoring
  • Media reporting and creation of placements

Media list development

  • Trend reporting
  • Knowledge and interest in media relevant to clients

Writing skills:

  • Prepare media alerts and press releases
  • Drafting pitch memos
  • Draft client correspondence (placement emails, media requests, updates, reports)
  • Conference call agendas

To be considered, please have:

  • Bachelor's Degree with concentration in Public Relations, Communications and/or Marketing preferred
  • Creative mind, sense of humor
  • Ability to juggle tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Internship at an agency or communications department is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)