Yes& is looking for a Public Relations Account Executive who will manage all strategic and tactical components of a public relations program.

The PR Account Executive will demonstrate strong written, oral, project management and communications skills, and be able to effectively juggle multiple client deliverables simultaneously. Candidates must be highly motivated and excel in working in both a client-facing role as well as with the media/editorial community. 

 

 

What You Will Do

  • Serve as the main point of contact for a select number of Yes&’s public relations clients, including all communications, management of client deliverables, and reporting requirements
  • Develop and execute comprehensive and strategic public relations and marketing plans
  • Proactive and reactive media relations; Development and distribution of press releases
  • Development and placement of thought leadership pieces such as byline/commentary articles and blog posts
  • Support Public Relations campaign by keeping track of pitches, assembling and sending out press kits and other materials, and coordinating interviews for stories. Help maintain media lists
  • Integration of digital/social media strategies and content into the PR program

Experience You Need

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and 3 years’ experience in a public relations environment, journalism, or related field
  • Experience with B2C client work
  • Strong vocabulary, grammar, and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional writing skills and sample portfolio
  • Familiarity with local and national media outlets/contacts
  • Proven ability and track record of generating coverage
  • Proficiency with Google Suite products and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work as a team player and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Maintain discretion when handling sensitive and confidential matter
  • Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a Public Trust Security Clearance

Experience that Would be a Plus, but not Required

  • Training in AgencyAgile
  • Time reporting and project management in Workamajig
  • Familiarity with government clients and/or insurance programs

Values You Should Share with Us

  • Working within a diverse team environment
  • Crafting solutions for internal and external processes
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues and / or clients
  • A mix of collaboration and self-direction in work
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