Account Executive – BMLPR

Account Executive

Overview: A BMLPR Account Executive’s role is to execute against communications plans for multiple agency clients, while overseeing and mentoring junior team members and managing up to account supervisors and agency’s senior management. Daily responsibilities include proactive and reactive media relations, drafting/editing of media materials including pitch memos, press releases, fact sheets and key messages. Account Executives are active participants in all aspects of agency life including knowledge and demonstration of our core values and processes, participating in agency/team meetings, brainstorms/concept ideation and up-to-date knowledge of industry and cultural trends.

 General skills:

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask with a high level of professionalism
  • Command of language both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Resilient

 Media skills:

  • Proactive pitching via phone or email
  • Respond to and fulfill inbound media requests
  • Build and maintain relationships with outlets key to clients
  • Knowledge and interest in media relevant to clients

Writing skills:

  • Prepare media alerts and press releases
  • Draft pitch memos
  • Draft client correspondence (placement emails, media requests, updates, reports)
  • Copywriting
  • Draft agency case studies
  • Prepare award entries
  • Draft conference call agendas/recaps

 Program Development:

  • research
  • Facilitate and participate in brainstorms
  • Contribute to the development of client scopes

 Client correspondence:

  • Some written/verbal correspondence with clients
  • Participate in/lead conference calls
  • Presentation skills
  • Forward-thinking – what is down the pipeline that needs to be considered, acted upon and planned

Administrative:

  • Media list maintenance
  • Media tracker maintenance
  • Maintain organized client folders on server
  • Time tracking
  • Strong working knowledge of Cision, TVEyes, Lexis-Nexis
  • Accurate tracking of hours in Timesheets
  • Onsite event support

If you think you’ve got the chops, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@bmlpr.com.

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