Public Relations Account Executive (B2B & B2C Tech)

Employer
Hokku PR
Location
New York, NY
Posted
Apr 17, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

Boutique PR agency representing tech startups across 3D printing, AI technology, e-commerce, real estate and health tech industries is looking for a Public Relations Account Executive with 2-3 years of agency or in-house experience to join its fast-growing team in New York City.

Ideal candidate works well in a fast-paced environment, has impeccable communications and interpersonal skills, demonstrates strong writing and editing capabilities, and is passionate about all things technology. The Account Executive will report directly to the Senior Account Executive, and assist with the day-to-day client accounts.

Responsibilities
  • Draft messaging documents, press releases, pitches, and media briefing documents
  • Establish frequent communication with press to develop new story ideas and features for clients
  • Research, summarize findings, and organize media target lists
  • Prep materials for client meetings (agendas, recaps)
  • Support senior team members in event coordination and logistics
  • Attend client meetings, participate in client brainstorming sessions, compile monthly client status reports, and develop/maintain timelines
  • Manage client trackers, track client press coverage, and ensure information accuracy
  • Attend staff meetings, assist with office support, participate in professional social networking and team-building exercises

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2-3 years PR and communications experience (preferably in an agency setting within the technology space)
  • Bachelor's degree in communications or journalism
  • Strong interest in technology, demonstrating a passion to learn about how things work and how it'll impact our lives
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and work in a team setting
  • Existing relationships with editors, bloggers, and reporters
  • Track record of securing press coverage on behalf of clients
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professional conduct in and out of the office while conducting agency business

Skills
  • Writing - news/article writing (including Associated Press style format); copy (including newsletters, presentations, proposals, etc.); press material (releases, one-sheets)
  • Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Cision/Vocus
  • Research, surveying, and social media
  • Time, team and project management
  • Creativity and ability to think outside of the box

Company Description
Hokku PR is a boutique PR agency founded in 2014 with a mission to help innovative B2C and B2B technology companies and startups tell their stories. As expert storytellers, we're committed to driving awareness among key audiences and delivering measurable results for our clients.


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