Public Relations Account Executive

Stern Advertising & Public Relations seeks a career-minded public relations professional with strong media relations skills; account management experience; and the ability to develop effective PR programs. The Account Executive will act as day-to-day lead for some of the Agency’s key PR accounts and should possess a proven track record for generating media coverage and executing programs that drive traffic and generate positive awareness for the brand/client.

Responsibilities include:

  • Generate abundant local, regional and national media attention for aggressive retail clients
  • Develop communications strategies and key messages to enhance brand image with target audiences
  •  Plan, develop and execute branded PR events and client promotions
  • Form and sustain relationships with key industry influencers and media partners
  • Plan and execute sustained social media campaigns
  • Oversee billings, budgets and administrative duties associated with assigned clients

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications or related field
  • Minimum 3-4 years solid public relations experience
  • Proven media relations skills and established media contacts
  • Experience with social media and emerging media
  • Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, comfortable working independently in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment

Send cover letter, resume and salary history to: kford@sternadvertising.com.  Only submissions that include salary history will be considered.

Contact Information
Kerry Ford
kford@sternadvertising.com