PR + Social Media Account Executive

Position Type: Full Time Salary
Compensation: Based on experience
Desired Start Date: Spring 2019

Job Description

Jive PR + Digital is expanding and we’re looking for the next person to join our team! Our perfect candidate must be a highly motivated, self-starter with at least one-year PR and/or Social Media agency experience. This role will include working closely with senior management and other account team members on specific day-to-day deliverables to implement both PR and Social Media campaigns. Candidates will be responsible for coordinating and developing content and story ideas to promote our client’s brands and projects. Creative thinking, a good personality, and strong writing skills are a must!

Main Job Duties:

Your role would include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Create engaging copy, images, and video content for social media channels

  • Work with a variety of film, entertainment and brand clients

  • Plan and implement dynamic and impactful PR and Social campaigns

  • Support in the development and execution of strategies that align with the client objectives and provide solutions

  • Manage multiple account across a variety of difference industries, day-to-day client support

  • Generate positive news coverage across the broad media spectrum through solid press relations and captivating pitching skills

  • Manage community engagement within social media channels

  • Use photoshop, keynote, and other tools to drive and manage engagement   

  • Research audience preferences and current trends on social media

  • Research, write and distribute pitches to targeted media

  • Draft pitches and other written press materials

  • Monitor traditional media and social media for client coverage

  • Coordinate events and attend client content shoots and support on-site (as needed)

  • Create new and update existing media lists

  • Support senior team members as needed

  • Prepare weekly status reports and wrap reports for clients

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years work experience in related field

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Public Relations, Communications, or a related field

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrative initiative, integrity, and professionalism

  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise tact when dealing with sensitive issues

  • Capable of exercising good judgment with quick response time

  • Possess strong work and business ethics (reliable, organized, time management)

  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise tact when dealing with sensitive issues

Personal Attributes

  • Good personality, collaborative, and team player  

  • Loves working in a fast-paced agency environment and enjoys multitasking

  • Creative, enjoys copywriting, and follows new social media trends

  • Has an interest in pop culture and current events

  • You’re dependable!

Expectations

  • Access to a smartphone and laptop computer (Jive is a bring-your-own device company)

  • A real work/life balance

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume with the subject heading “PR + Social Media Account Executive Application – [Insert Full Name]” to careers@jiveprdigital.com. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

 

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