Our mid-sized, Houston-based boutique PR firm is seeking to hire an Account Executive who has a minimum of two years of public relations experience at either an agency or in-house PR department. The selected candidate will be an excellent writer who has also pitched and placed media stories and enjoys interacting with journalists and editors in a wide range of consumer and trade media. You will love giving excellent service, working in a team-driving culture, loves variety, is detail-oriented and has the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will have a proven track record of successfully using social media platforms to amplify key messages for PR campaigns. The salary for this role is commensurate with experience.

Our award-winning firm works with leading brands and regularly secures high-profile national media stories. We nurture our employees’ creativity and teamwork and can offer growth into a larger role for the right account executive as we grow the agency.

Candidates should be prepared to provide current writing samples and a portfolio of placed news coverage.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide strategic media relations counsel based on client goals and objectives

Actively pitch and place media stories

Coordinate media requests

Write articles

Research respective client industries to develop fresh story ideas

Integrate traditional and social media components into campaigns

Facilitate event details

Correspond professionally with clients

REQUIREMENTS:

Degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field

2+ years of experience working in public relations at an agency or institution

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

Strong writing, editing and research capabilities

Demonstrated capacity to continuously develop knowledge and skills related to the fields of public relations and marketing

Maintains a professional appearance and manner at all times while at work

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and writing samples via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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