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NOW HIRING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE & PROGRAM COORDINATOR

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

The Role: 

The Account Executive is a great opportunity for someone hungry to learn from and contribute to an independent strategic communications, marketing and public relations agency. You will work closely with the team to manage day-to-day operations of client accounts, execute tactics and produce deliverables as specified in client programs. The person in this role is passionate about media relations, storytelling and writing, with an eagerness to jump in and help however they can. If you are someone that rolls up their sleeves to get things done, delivers high-quality results fast, and thrives in a fast-paced environment, this will be a great fit for you. The right candidate has a growth mindset and actively seeks opportunities to expand their skills, thinking, professional acumen, and, ultimately, their career. This is a full-time position, located in the Chicago, IL – Boston, MA – Hartford, CT – Richmond, VA. Flexible/remote work allowed.

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Develop and implement public relation programs

  • Identify, develop and pitch story opportunities

  • Initiate and maintain media, analyst and influencer relationships

  • Develop proactive pitches, rapid response pitches and pitch media, analysts and influencers

  • Create original content, including press releases, blog posts, infographics and bylined articles

  • Maintain and manage editorial, award and speaking calendars

  • Manage team reporting, metrics and measurement

  • Manage daily client, industry and competitive news monitoring program

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, project management and time management.

  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.

  • Organized with the ability to focus while working off-site.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate when appropriate.

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced and at times stressful environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Commitment to personal accountability.

Requirements: 

  • 2+ years of experience at a communications agency or technology/software company

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Superb organizational, project and time management skills to meet deadlines

  • Strong ability to write and communicate clearly and concisely

  • Passion for creating excellent high-quality deliverables

Strong spirit of collaboration, highly self-motivated and results-driven with a can-do attitude

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Role: 

Key responsibilities for this role include day-to-day support to the team and client by researching new media outlets and influencer channels, scouting industry trends, building targeted media and influencer lists, supporting social media creation and management efforts, overseeing and coordinating sampling for clients, and merchandising your team’s success to clients through daily and monthly reporting. This role works with a supportive team that will depend upon and guide you to execute the fundamental account tasks you’ll be leading. 

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Press & Analyst Relations: Track, analyze and summarize client and industry news and information with thoughtfulness and context; create clip books; prepare briefing sheets and briefing books; build and maintain target lists; provide quality social media monitoring.

  • Speaker & Awards Programs: Research speaking opportunities; build and maintain speaking and awards databases.

  • Content Creation: Write and edit materials (executive biographies, social media, blog posts, etc.).

  • Internet Research: Conduct, analyze and provide sound recommendations based on research.

  • Client Knowledge: Read trade press and client news to gain an understanding of high-tech industry, as well as clients’ business; watch, listen to and read national and world news daily; stay on top of current events to demonstrate understanding of the larger media landscape, including tech and general business trends.

  • Client Relations: Attend team meetings; demonstrate professional conduct and demeanor 

  • Account Management: Prepare activity reports, meeting recaps and client measurement presentations.

  • Agency Operations: Contribute to agency marketing efforts including awards, social media, blog posts and WordPress updates; participate in new business process; represent Wireside well at all times; tracks time; support general agency administrative tasks.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, project management and time management.

  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.

  • Organized with the ability to focus while working off-site.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate when appropriate.

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced and at times stressful environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Commitment to personal accountability.

 

Requirements: 

  • Prior internship in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Social Media or related industry.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, English or related area of study.

  • Superb organizational, project and time management skills to meet deadlines.

  • Strong ability to write and communicate clearly and concisely.

  • Passion for creating excellent high-quality deliverables.

  • Strong spirit of collaboration, highly self-motivated and results-driven with a can-do attitude.