Named 2018 PR Firm of the Year by PRNews

Senior Account Executive – Ft. Lauderdale

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sachs Media Group, a leading, award-winning strategic communications firm based in Florida, is seeking a savvy and skilled Senior Account Executive to join our team in Tallahassee and Fort Lauderdale. Named Agency of the Year by PR News and three-time winner of FPRA’s prestigious Dick Pope Award for the best statewide public relations campaign, Sachs Media Group serves a wide range of clients in a diverse array of sectors including healthcare, corporate, education, professional services, nonprofit, and associations.

As a Senior Account Executive, you will be part of a smart and dynamic team supporting multiple accounts tasked from developing high-level strategies for clients to driving full implementation and execution to achieve results.

You are a professional with PR agency, corporate, or nonprofit experience. You are looking to grow professionally, and you have solid communications skills – you can write, you can pitch, you can think strategically – and you’re a team player.

Responsibilities

  • Help create and execute communications plans and strategies aligned to the client’s strategic business plans
  • Manage multiple client accounts with a positive attitude
  • Develop news angles, stories, and pitches for assigned clients; draft media releases, op-eds, FAQs, messaging docs, bios, fact sheets, pitches, talking points, agendas, presentations, and more
  • Create and maintain media lists and editorial calendars, and develop strong relationships with reporters/editors
  • With minimal supervision, coordinate and execute assignments and projects, meeting timelines and deadlines to ensure goals are achieved and clients are satisfied
  • Track work to meet deadlines and ensure proper billing as work is completed
  • Support Agency leadership on select initiatives to promote the firm
  • Ensure a high standard of excellence in all work produced
  • Effectively present, sell and defend all agency work proposals to clients
  • Remain current on trends in public relations and communications

Experience and Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in public relations, journalism, communications, political science or related field of study
  • A minimum of 5 years of communications experience in an agency, corporate or nonprofit PR setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally and exhibit strong organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to show time management skills and handle a high-volume workload
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite Software applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient with managing media monitoring services and cloud-based tools like Muck Rack, Mention, TVEyes and others
  • AP Style editing/writing preferred
  • A proven understanding of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Benefits:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401K Match
  • Recognition programs
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Extremely supportive, nurturing environment with many opportunities for professional development and growth

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

Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]