PR Account Executive

MSR Communications is seeking a media savvy Account Executive to join the consumer lifestyle team. This individual is results-oriented and works very closely with the media to keep client’s top of mind. Strong written, verbal and research skills are a must! The consumer division has had an extraordinary year garnering 5 industry awards from MarCom, Hermes Creative, Communicator, and Ragan’s PR Daily Awards for its work in educating about sexual health, but it’s also experiencing growth in the health and wellness space. We’re looking for a creative mind who knows how to build and work a media list and draft compelling pitches as well content such as press releases and blogs.

Our boutique agency is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Jackson Square neighborhood, next to the Embarcadero Center and BART with many muni lines connecting you to the greater city. We foster a creative environment with excellent benefits, including summer Fridays, monthly team happy hours, and a week off between Christmas and New Year’s.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ agency experience working with enterprise tech or B2B team clients
  • Demonstrable relationships with top-tier media with examples of recent successful campaigns and results
  • Superior pitching skills
  • Demonstrable success executing PR programs
  • Expertise building and working a media list
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to draft compelling pitches and content such as press releases and blogs.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • A team player and self-starter with a high level of energy and creativity
  • Clients, reporters and colleague references required
  • A bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, communications, liberal arts or related field is preferred
  • Bonus points if you understand influencer marketing

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Act as primary liaison to media for respective clients
  • Proactively contact media to keep clients top-of-mind; demonstrate leadership within industry, trends and issues
  • Facilitate interviews with executive spokespeople; monitor/note all interviews and conduct follow-up where necessary
  • Work closely with MSR team members and clients to develop creative, strategic ideas with which to approach influencer communities
  • Create written content including press releases, abstract pitch development; executive blogs and other written content
  • Develop and execute social activities such as community engagement, curation and posting
  • Provide clients with monthly reports that detail project status, results and significant developments

Job Type: Full-time

Please submit all resumes to info@msrcommunications.com

 

Benefits

MSR Communications offers an intimate, professionally stimulating and supportive environment that fosters teamwork, creativity and personal and professional growth. It is our mission to provide each employee with exceptional benefits that may be tailored to meet individual needs.

Among the many benefits that MSR Communications employees enjoy:

New employee referral bonuses Maternity/paternity leave benefits
New business bonuses Medical PPO plan
Summer Fridays Dental
Sabbaticals Vision
Work from home days Prescription plan
Paid personal time-off 401(k) with company matching
Paid company holidays plus a week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day Company team building activities
Paid sick-leave Philanthropic volunteer opportunities
Professional development educational opportunities
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