Public Relations Account Executive

Company: 
The Fearey Group
City: 
Seattle
State: 
WA
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The Fearey Group, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading independent public relations/public affairs agencies, is seeking to hire a savvy PR professional as an Account Executive for our growing agency. The Fearey Group’s mission is to build trusting and enduring relationships one conversation at a time. Learn more about us at our website or join us in conversation on any of our social media channels.

Experience:

The individual should possess the ability to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver high-quality results. The candidate should demonstrate a high level of personal initiative, integrity and responsibility. The Fearey Group recognizes individuals with drive, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR, journalism or marketing

1 to 2 years working as an employee in PR, journalism or marketing – agency experience preferred

Ability to proactively find, identify and pitch a great story

Experience with media monitoring tools such as Cision, TVEyes, Lexis Nexus and social media tools such as Hootsuite, Simply Measured, Hubspot is a plus

Strong written and verbal skills with knowledge of AP style

Candidate must have an engaged social media persona

Self-starter – ability to work well alone and with others

Critical thinker

Attention to detail is a must!

Passionate about getting stuff done and making a difference

Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple tasks

Responsibilities:

Account Management

Serve as a dedicated team member on several client accounts

Exhibit a deep understanding of the clients, accounts and industry

Coordinate and implement programs, plans and special events

Create client content materials, including but not limited to: news releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, briefing books, pitch letters, Q&As, metrics computation and analysis, and general client correspondence

Support tracking and reporting for all accounts

Participate in client facing meetings and report out on projects/agenda items

Develop weekly reports and monthly activity reports

Media Relations

Lead media relations efforts including outreach approach, media list development, creative pitch ideation, outreach and relationship building

Oversee media monitoring and daily news tracking

Social Media

Create draft content, including tweets and social media editorial calendars

Monitor and help manage client social media properties

Engage online communities

Create out-of-the-box ideas that generate conversation

Support other TFG marketing activities such as website development, events, etc.

Business Development

Conduct research to support development of new business proposals

Assist with development of presentation materials, etc.

Participate in team strategy, brainstorming meetings

What we’re looking for: 

Outgoing and enthusiastic personality. We need a go-getter!

Comfortable and confident talking to leaders, executives and ambassadors online and offline

Solutions-focused and driven by results

Excellent communication skills: solid grammar, ability to write concisely, great on the phone!

Benefits:

401(k) plan with match on employee contributions

100% paid premium for employee’s medical, dental and vision coverage

Five percent commission on all new business accounts identified and awarded to the firm

PTO and a minimum eight paid holidays

100% paid ORCA card or parking stipend

Bike parking and showers are available

Deadline: 
Application Instructions: 

Email resume, cover letter and links to online portfolio or attach work samples Chris Nettles at chrisn@feareygroup.com (no phone calls please).