Account Executive (Public Relations)

Florida

Sachs Media, one of Ragan’s 2021 Top Places To Work, is seeking a high-energy, skilled, and proven Account Executive to join our team. This is an opportunity to lend your strategic thinking and bright insights to some of the nation’s most exciting and innovative companies, aka our clients!As a PRNEWS Agency Elite Top-100 honoree and three-time winner of FPRA’s All-Florida Grand Golden Image Award, Sachs Media serves a wide range of clients in a diverse array of industries/sectors, including health care, environment, education, law/justice, nonprofit, and associations, and more. We offer a workplace that champions its employees, cultivates a culture that thrives on diverse ideas and backgrounds, and supports professional growth and the well-being of our staff.The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is a strong writer, communicates effectively, and responds appropriately to the ever-changing developments that naturally arise when working on high-stakes issues. The Sachs Media PR division embraces a team-based approach to ensure that each client receives top-notch service. Successful applicants will be expected to seamlessly work with our entire team to achieve each client’s communications objectives. Previous experience in government, health care, environment, crisis management, thought leadership, and media relations is a plus.

Qualifications:

Required: Four-year degree in public relations or a related area of study

  • Passion for high-stakes challenges related to a wide range of issues at the local, state, and federal levels
  • Demonstrated ability to execute communications plans and work with multiple issues or clients at one time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of social media and content creation
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to undertake multiple projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Responsibilities in the following:

Agency Support

  • Assists with client website maintenance, as needed
  • Assists in drafting proposals and RFP responses for the firm as needed
  • Directs and coordinates intern projects
  • Schedules meetings both internally and externally
  • Maintains up-to-date documentation of hours worked by client and project in the software system provided for this purpose

Communications Services

  • Remains current on trends in public relations, state government, and communications
  • Assists with the planning, scripting, and executing special events and media buys on behalf of clients
  • Performs public relations services, media monitoring, copywriting, and scripting for assigned clients. Attends client meetings as needed.
  • Assists in the development of strategic communications and advertising plans for assigned clients
  • Research client issues and writes accurate and effective media materials
  • Pitches reporters and bloggers on relevant topics
  • Writes persuasively on a range of client issues in the healthcare, nonprofit, environment, finance, associations, and other industries
  • Conducts primary and secondary research

Account/Project Management

  • Ensures a high standard of excellence for all work produced
  • Creates compelling and visually appealing PowerPoint presentations and other client presentations
  • Works with vendors for estimates based on clients’ needs and helps plan media and other events, as necessary
  • Works with a high degree of autonomy and implements communication strategies that meet the client’s needs and achieve their goals
  • Manages relationships with co-workers with a high degree of professionalism

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • PR Agency Account Coordinator: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Florida (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 10% (Required)

Benefits Offered:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Healthcare Spending or Reimbursement Accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • 401K Match
  • Remote Work/Flexible schedules
  • Paid Professional Development
  • Family Work Culture

Sachs Media is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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