Public Relations Account Executive

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Job #311173

We are seeking a direct hire/ full time, Public Relations Account Executive with at least 1 year experience working for a PR firm managing consumer clients in Philadelphia, PA!  Strong interest in the food, beverage, and Philadelphia hospitality scene highly preferred for this role. You must have a proven track record of success in consumer public relations account management, with a portfolio of media placements in local and regional Philadelphia outlets to be considered.

Public Relations Account Executive Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for working both autonomously and as part of a team to create and execute integrated public relations strategies for clients primarily in the lifestyle industry
  • Responsible for the implementation and execution of various public relations and marketing tactics, as it pertains to the PR and marketing strategy
  • Manage the majority of deliverables for a full roster of client accounts (average 4-7) and serve as primary day to day client contact, with oversight from senior management
  • Build understanding and knowledge of the clients’ business and their competitive environments
  • Develop and implement social media and influencer marketing campaigns, as appropriate, for client roster
  • Develop a full range of written materials including press releases, media advisories, biographies, fact sheets, captions, shoot sheets and pitches to support public relations campaigns
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with local, regional, national and trade print, broadcast, and online media, as well as online/offline influencers
  • Develop, pitch and secure creative, timely stories to local, regional, national and trade print, broadcast and online media in order to gain exposure for clients
  • Assist with client marketing initiatives including: off-site events, collateral development, social media, and branding

Public Relations Account Executive Requirements:
  • At least 1-3 years demonstrated public relations/marketing experience working full time within an agency environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or related field required
  • Experience managing client accounts in the lifestyle industry (food/beverage, hospitality, fashion/retail, tourism, health & wellness)
  • Established media and influencer contacts in the Philadelphia market. National media contacts a plus

About The BOSS Group:
We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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