Assistant Account Executive (Wantagh)

Compensation

: $70,220.00 - $99,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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Since 2010, EJ Media Group has been delivering consistent and strategic media opportunities for our clients. We know what the story is and where to place it. We approach every project with a long-term view, and tailor campaigns to our clients needs. Our agency is filled with passionate storytellers, skilled publicists, and strategic advisers that blend communication with creativity to connect clients with the audiences that matter and drive growth.
OverviewWe are looking for a proactive, organized, self-starter with excellent communication skills (oral and written) and a passion for cultivating relationships with media and influencers on behalf of clients. Applicants must have a successful track record of pitching and placing stories in mainstream consumer media outlets, meeting deadlines, working well under pressure, interacting with senior management, and handling confidential information.
This is a position for those with 1-2 years media relations experience, preferably at a NYC PR agency. Digital media and/or influencer experience is a plus.
Assistant Account Executive Responsibilities:Handling media pitching/assisting senior executives on consumer teamTrack client coverage and compile press clipsManage and monitor editorial calendarsResearch and engage with social media influencers for product gifting opportunitiesDraft press materials (pitch letters, media alerts and press releases)Pitch client stories to the media and participate in creative brainstormsEnsure client requests are fulfilled and delivered on timeKeep up to date on industry newsDrafting of call agendas and monthly client reportsWork client related events as well as accompany clients to interviews, conferences and events
Qualifications:Bachelors degree required, preferably in PR, Communications, Marketing or BusinessPrevious publicity role for a minimum of 1 year at a PR agency requiredMust be personable, enthusiastic, punctual and a hard workerExcellent communicator with solid attention to detailStrong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skillsAbility to work independently, effectively multitask and prioritize timeProficient in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel), Google Drive Office Suite and Cision?Working knoweledge of social media networks (Instagram, Facebook, etc.)
Benefits:Health, Dental, Vision401k plan with company contributionsMonthly reimbursement for data planPre-tax Metro Commuter BenefitsSummer FridaysPet-friendly officeWellness perksAnnual beach outing and more.
Competitive salary based on work experience. Tremendous opportunity for growth.Please email resumes to ...@ejmediagroup.com. Do not apply without prior PR AGENCY experience. No phone calls. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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