Starting Conversations. Turning heads.

Since 1979, Love Advertising has been creative and strategic partners to clients seeking bold, meaningful and measurable solutions to their toughest business challenges. The agency has become one of the most awarded firms in the region and has been consistently named one of the Top Workplaces in Houston by the Houston Chronicle. 

Our public relations team isn’t just another publicity shop. We help our creative and media teams unleash the true power of an insight by pairing them with great ideas and influential relationships. As part of Love’s integrated services, our PR team works together with our brand, media, creative and digital teams to help our clients generate increased awareness, communicate more effectively and connect with the people who matter. From massive media relations campaigns and influencer outreach to product launches and events, we know how to effectively position our clients so they can lead and dominate the conversation. 

We currently have an opening for a PR Senior Account Executive, or PR Account Supervisor, in our Houston office. In this role, you will report to the Director of Public Relations and be responsible for developing and leading earned PR campaigns at our award-winning headquarters in Houston. You will function as the senior public relations representative on assigned client accounts and be responsible for strategic direction as well as day-to-day client campaign management.

The selected candidate will receive: Conference stipend; Profit sharing; Summer Fridays and generous holiday time-off; Health, Dental, Vision employee coverage; and 401(k).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and execute public relations campaigns that complement and integrate with clients’ advertising and marketing objectives, goals and strategies

Serve as PR lead on assigned client accounts from campaign planning to writing, media relations outreach, crisis, oversee client status meetings and more

Utilize strong media relations skills to develop and pitch unique story ideas to local, regional and national media across print, online, TV and radio

Build and maintain a network of community and corporate leaders, businesses and organizations to identify meaningful collaborations and partnerships with clients for PR opportunities

Research, write, edit, and proof public relations materials (news releases, PR plans, key messages, statements, scopes of work, pitches, advertorials, op-eds, bylines, news briefs, etc.)

Keep abreast of trends, changes and breaking news related to clients’ industries and market developments

Media train spokesperson(s) for interview and speaking opportunities

Develop crisis plans, strategies and responses on behalf of client issues

Troubleshoot and inform Director of PR of any issues regarding campaign activities

Prepare, analyze and present PR recaps, POVs, best practices to clients

Participate in new business opportunities with new and existing clients and play a role on the new business/account planning team

Identify PR award submissions to submit campaigns on behalf of clients

Supervise interns

Track time and flag any overages to PR Director and Brand Manager

REQUIREMENTS:

Four to six years of public relations experience

Industry experience in consumer, B2B, health, retail, food and beverage, energy, corporate, crisis, real estate, etc.

Agency experience is preferred

Strong relationships with local, regional and national media reporters, producers, editors, etc.

Proven track record of securing earned signature stories in print, online, TV and radio

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and media monitoring, tracking and reporting tools such as Cision, Meltwater, etc.

BA/BS in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Marketing or related field

Demonstrated experience working directly with clients on day-to-day activities and building, drafting and executing public relations plans within budget

Ability to think strategic, be a risk taker, be a problem solver and have a passion for storytelling

Understanding of creative earned PR strategies and tactics

Excellent writing skills with demonstrated expertise in Associated Press

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while mentoring and guiding team members

Self-motivated and able to manage multiple initiatives and priorities within specified timeframes

Excellent oral and written communications skills, including ability to present to clients

Strong project management skills

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: agencyrecruiter10@gmail.com.  Love is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.