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Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive – Job Description

 

About CGPR: We are one of the top consumer active lifestyle, brand focused public relations firms in the country known for our outstanding work, relationships, and results. We work or have worked with some of the leading global active lifestyle brands throughout our 25 plus year history with a specialty in “where fashion crosses performance.” Our clients are iconic, national brands. Our team is made up of a smart, thoughtful, creative, fun-loving group of people. This is a nimble agency with a family feel and solid New York, big agency experience.

 

Who: We are looking for someone who is passionate about PR, an outstanding communicator, a great account manager, a creative thinker, and somebody who is not afraid to get their hands dirty. This person loves to work in the trenches with a team (our family), to deliver the absolute best outcome for clients. This individual is a great project manager/juggler, a hard worker, is smart, responsive, and has superior writing skills. Must be detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, budgets and goals, and work under tight deadlines. We want someone that will add value to our team and has the ability to think critically.

 

This person should be team oriented,  a pleasure to work with,  knowledgeable, witty, have a “wants to celebrate after a great day of hard work and make clients ecstatically happy” attitude, meaning does what it takes to get the job done and celebrates with the team. They shouldn’t mind working out of a really special and historical house in Marblehead, maybe have a love of Twizzlers, and also enjoy working on a beautiful outside deck on sunny days.

 

Objective: To manage key account accounts, deliver the best strategic outcomes for our clients, grow the business, and meet billable goals.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing, or English.

At least five plus years of public relations (account management, public relations, etc) experience required.

PR agency experience and proven media track record.

Experience in consumer active lifestyle.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct liaison on a daily basis with clients and the media.
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients and media.
  • Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients.
  • Working as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement PR strategy.
  • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings.
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media.
  • Promoting news stories and features to the media.
  • Collating, analyzing and evaluating media coverage.
  • Attending and providing support at industry trade shows.
  • Undertaking research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients.

 

Please include a cover letter and let us know why you are interested in this opportunity and in what ways you are qualified for this role and a fit for CGPR.

Only individuals with the required experience and skills need apply. Thanks for your interest in this exciting and outstanding opportunity.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to Chris@cgprpublicrelations.com

PAID INTERNS for Fall 2018 Beginning August, 2018

CGPR is looking for two full-time paid public relations interns for Fall/Winter 2018, with internship beginning September 5, 2018 through December 21, 2018. Students must be pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, or a related field. Our interns become active members of our account teams participating in client calls, strategy sessions, media relations, research and event planning.

If interested, please submit letter and resume to jason@cgprpublicrelations.com or evan@cgprpublicrelations.com.

Absolutely no calls.