We are seeking a PR Assistant Account Executive to join our dynamic lifestyle team. Clients span verticals including health and wellness, food and beverage, technology, and more. High levels of creativity, initiative and a passion for media will help set our ideal candidate apart.
Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, and actively communicate progress and deliverables.
Perform ongoing client media monitoring and summary reports/emails.
Create targeted media lists for broadcast, web, and print outlets as well as digital influencers.
Write and edit media materials such as pitches, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
Assist in the research of new business opportunities, client work, etc.
Demonstrate familiarity with category specific writers and media outlets.
Support execution of account plans.
Begin conducting media relations, working closely with account team to learn the craft of pitching to secure media coverage.
Assist in coordination of social influencer programs – i.e. facilitating invoices, mailings, product requests, etc.
Coordinate and support media mailings and sampling opportunities.
Help team prepare for client meetings—i.e. set-up, scheduling, catering, etc.
Manage daily intern responsibilities.
Complete individual tasks with minimal supervision.
Serve as an active member of the team and demonstrate team-player attitude.
B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
This is an entry-level account position
Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
Familiar and/or have experience with PR databases/tools – i.e. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Sharp Think
Sharp Think is an award-winning communications agency that blends high octane creative thought with blue-chip strategic rigor to deliver smashing results for clients. Our agency employs over 25 “Sharpies” with offices in NYC, West Palm Beach, and Los Angeles. We are highly creative, entrepreneurial, collaborative and grounded in the mantra that “nothing is impossible.” Our team is composed of dynamic specialists with a range of expertise across categories such as lifestyle, personal care, food & beverage, architecture & design, philanthropy, the arts, and more.