Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor 

The Pittsburgh office of Havas PR is looking for a Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor who can work independently to manage projects that are components of a larger client program.

Candidates must possess the following:

  • At least five to eight years of public relations, marketing or journalism experience
  • Strong media relations capabilities, with demonstrated success at the national level
  • Strong writing, editing, listening and verbal skills
  • Making timeline and deadline commitments and ability to manage client expectations
  • Good delegation skills

Candidate will be expected to:

  • Secure a variety of media placements with national, international, regional, online, blogger and trade outlets
  • Draft a wide range of written materials such as presentations, news releases, bylines, op-ed pieces, brochures and collateral materials
  • Be able to write and communicate about technical or specialized topics, such as medical procedures or product engineering
  • Develop and manage projects/programs, including implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing plans, budgets and timelines
  • Present well thought-through, strategic recommendations and client-ready materials to senior management to assist in completion of client projects
  • Assist the senior team with review and approval of materials created by junior staff
  • Identify and secure help in resolution of emerging account problems
  • Serve as clients’ primary day-to-day contact on projects, or for smaller accounts, is the contact for full account
  • Use project management skills to coordinate and implement events such as press conferences, media briefings/meetings and third party advocacy as needed
  • Contribute to new business program development and pitches

Havas Worldwide (www.havasworldwide.com), the parent company of Havas PR (www.havaspr.com), has offices in 75 countries and is the largest unit of Havas, a world leader in communications (Euronext: HAV.PA) (Paris: HAV.PA).

Prospective candidates can email Pattie Sullivan at pattie.sullivan@havas.com with resume, cover letter and references.