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 firstname.lastname@example.org with resume, cover letter and references.