Public Relations Account Executive (Tech)

Hokku PR - New York, NY (30+ days ago)


The idealcandidate works well in a fast-paced environment, has impeccable organizational and leadership skills, and is passionate about blockchain technology. Account Executives take a client facing role and are responsible for managing Assistant Account Executives and interns while reporting directly to the CEO.

Account Executives are responsible for:

  • Organizing and managing account initiatives and timelines
  • Monitoring client and industry press coverage daily
  • Writing & editing press releases, media briefs, bylined articles, corporate decks, one-pagers and presentations
  • Participating in internal strategy development and creative process
  • Proactively exploring new story ideas and angles
  • Securing consistent press coverage for clients
  • Event planning, coordination, and support
  • Client relations
  • Junior team management

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3-5 years public relations and communications experience (in an agency or in-house setting)
  • College graduate, preferably with a bachelor’s degree in communications or journalism
  • Strong interest in technology, demonstrate a clear understanding or passion to learn about how things work and the impact it can have on our lives
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, meet tight deadlines and lead a junior team
  • Existing relationships with editors, bloggers, reporters, producers and conference organizers
  • Macro-level thinking and ability to adapt to different industries
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter

Skills

  • Writing – news-writing (including Associated Press style format); copy (including newsletters, presentations, proposals, etc.); press material (releases, one-sheets)
  • Computer – Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong research and contextual search skills
  • Management – time, team and project management
  • Communications – general knowledge of all tools used to support communications and branding campaigns (i.e., media relations, social media, Cision, advertising, collateral, events, digital channels, grassroots, etc.)
  • Creativity and ability to think outside of the box

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • New York, NY 10010

Language:

  • English

Required work authorization:

  • United States