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Senior Account Executive

CGPR, based in Marblehead, is an integrated communications agency focused on consumer, active lifestyle, outdoor and travel public relations.  As our client roster continues to grow, we are seeking a Senior  Account Executive to help direct agency accounts, collaborate with account teams and support overall agency direction.

Day to day responsibilities of an SAE at CGPR include:  

  • Generate creative ideas/pitches to drive client PR campaigns;  proactively derive ideas and recommendations on how to  leverage industry news and trends.
  • Pursue and secure media opportunities (trade, consumer, business media, etc.) for clients; build and nurture media relationships.
  • Draft creative, topical and newsworthy pitches, news releases, blogs and case studies.
  • Mentor junior-level staff and provide guidance to account teams, as needed.
  • Support new business outreach and related initiatives.

Other requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant business experience in public relations, media, communications or digital marketing.
  • 4-6 years of post-collegiate PR agency or corporate PR experience .
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines at once.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Dependable, flexible and charismatic.

CGPR is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

25% travel is required for trade shows, client meetings, new business opportunities and industry trade conferences.

If interested in learning more, email resume and cover letter to:

meryl@cgprpublicrelations.com.

Account Executive

We are also seeking an Account Executive with a minimum of 3 years PR experience, to support apparel, fashion, lifestyle, gear and component brands.

Does this sound like you?

Professional Communicator: You have a developed ability to professionally counsel clients and engage the media. 
Networking Master:Possess necessary skills to build relationships with diverse personalities (colleagues, clients and the media). 
Media Maven:Develop strategies for media relations, engaging media and know how to stay on top of relevant stories in all media channels including social media sites and blogs in order to discern opportunities for clients. 
Team Player:You are flexible and can be counted on to operate as an integral member of account teams; responsible for developing client proposals and strategy, through tactical execution. 
Account Team Experience:You have experience participating as an active and respected member of account teams.
Writer: Whether pitches, news releases, reports or social media content, your writing is creative and on point. 
Press Professional: Building relationships and working with the press is second-nature to you. 
Analytical Thinker:PR is a tool to generate growth and you have a keen understanding of how PR delivers ROI. 
Researcher:Like a journalist, you recognize the value of understanding the big picture and delight at delving deep to understand industries, competitors, and opportunities.

Other requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant business experience in public relations, media, communications or digital marketing.
  • Minimum of 3 years of post-collegiate PR agency or corporate PR experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines at once.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Dependable, flexible and charismatic.

CGPR is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

25% travel is required for trade shows, client meetings, new business opportunities and industry trade conferences.

If interested, please email your resume (or online profile/bio) and cover letter to: meryl@cgprpublicrelations.com.

Marketing Assistant or Public Relations Account Coordinator

Job Alert: Marketing Assistant or Public Relations Account Coordinator for immediate hire

CGPR is a consumer-focused, active lifestyle public relations agency located north of Boston. Our client roster is rich with apparel, fashion, footwear, lifestyle, gear and component brands including adidas, Kelty and LifeStraw. Currently, CGPR is looking to fill the position of a Marketing Assistant or Public Relations Account Coordinator (given experience level). Part-time and full-time positions available.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with all administrative/operational tasks for the office
  • Day-to-day administration and coordination of all areas of administrative support
  • Working closely with team members to keep account activity on track and moving forward
  • Highlighting client coverage on a daily basis
  • Maintaining and updating media contacts list
  • Researching background information for new business prospects
  • Participating on weekly client calls and meetings, agency meetings and brainstorm sessions

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Marketing, Journalism or related communications field (or working towards a degree)
  • Prior internship or full-time experience in a public relations agency, in-house communications department or media organization (preferred)
  • Passionate consumer of media, staying current with news and trends
  • Ability to communicate, written and orally, in a clear, concise and creative manner
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills, paying close attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in consumer brands is a plus

If interested, please email your resume (or online profile/bio) and cover letter to: meryl@cgprpublicrelations.com.

PAID INTERNS Winter/Spring 2020

CGPR is looking for full-time paid (stipend) public relations interns for Winter/Spring 2020.  The internship period would begin  January 2020 through mid-May 2020. Students must be pursuing a degree in public relations, 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: meryl@cgprpublicrelations.com.