PR - Senior Account Executive

Company: 
Lawrence PR
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 

Who We Are:

Lawrence PR is a boutique agency focused on connecting clients with their target customers through strategic public relations. Our core focus is media relations, developing powerful connections with key journalists and placing signature stories that move the dial for our clients.

We work across multiple industries, including consumer, food and beverage, hospitality, non-profit and B-to-B, approaching each client individually and identifying the best strategy to achieve their goals. Through our work with hundreds of companies, we've created thousands of campaigns that drive traffic, awareness and sales… Come join our amazing team!

Who You Are:

Lawrence PR is looking for a talented communications professional to join our boutique PR team as Senior Account Executive. This person will be an integral part of the company,executing upon traditional PR and communications programs on behalf of our clients.

Our company supports ambitious,entrepreneurial and creative individuals, and the unique approach they bring to the world of communications. If you’re interested in being part of a motivated,vibrant, expert and - most importantly - fun team, this is the position for you. 

What you can bring to the table:

Our Senior Account Executive is responsible for the supervision of account work performed by the entire team.S/he will demonstrate the ability to manage up, across and down.

The Senior Account Executive who fills this position should expect to grow their experience in the field from top to bottom.

It's ESSENTIAL that applicants to this position: 

have experience in the public relations field,

execute fearless media pitching skills,with ability to reach out to target media via email, phone and in-person communication, ultimately placing strategic stories for our clients,

seamlessly manage multiple projects for multiple clients, from concept to completion by anticipating challenges,troubleshooting problems, proposing solutions, offering clients counsel,overseeing quality and ensuring deadline/budget adherence,

demonstrate the ability to write, edit and proofread to create high quality internal and external communications content while attending to even the smallest details

coordinate and help plan media outreach programs, including tours, events, conferences, B-roll, interviews and new media outreach.

be incredibly proactive and consistently anticipating the next deliverable

be dedicated to critical thinking and problem solving,

be comfortable taking project ownership.

The IDEAL Senior Account Executive will:

have a proven ability to lead and manage multiple small or medium-sized projects simultaneously,

have a clear understanding of clients’ businesses and their missions, as well as their key stakeholders.

have demonstrated the ability to help develop communications plans, implement public relations tactics and impart knowledge to the team.

bring and develop a strong network of contacts, and participate in relevant professional associations.

Must Haves/Experience:

Applicants for this position must have four to six years of experience in PR or related field, excellent communication skills, a high level of organization, strong work ethic and professional conduct.

Does this sound like you - then we can't wait to meet you! Here's how to Apply:

We are so grateful that we are receiving materials from many talented PR professionals. In addition to uploading your cover letter and resume we require the answers to our supplemental questions in order to be considered - thanks!

Deadline: