Account Executive

Largemouth is currently seeking a talented PR professional to serve as an account executive at our growing agency. This position is responsible for:

  • Execution of all tactical PR projects as directed including but not limited to: writing, proofreading, and editing press releases, pitch letters, backgrounders, articles, PR documentation, press kits, social media content and strategy and client meeting reports.
  • Effectively and thoughtfully researching and executing all elements of the public relations plan; for example, proactive editor and analyst contact, meetings, press tours, trade shows, article placement, event planning and support and development of vendor bids.
  • Understanding and demonstrating knowledge of client business, industry trends and competitive landscape; capable of program recommendations, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in support of Largemouth’s standards.
  • Setting priorities and managing workload for him/herself and account teams.
  • Proactive customer contact, support, meeting attendance as appropriate, ensuring workable proposals and client receptivity to programs.
  • Developing clear, concise, well-organized presentations.
  • Fostering media and analyst contacts, pitching stories and preparing clients for interviews.
  • Demonstrating innovative ideas, which coincide with marketing objectives; participating in brainstorming sessions.
  • Support onboarding of new clients including recommending and setting up news monitoring protocol, sharing ideas for media and social campaigns and researching industry news.
  • Preparing and updating activity reports.  Keeping supervisor and client aware of account status at all times; supervising workflow of other account staff members (i.e. ACs).
  • Assist with internal programs such as website support, blog, social media, recruiting, networking, new business research, etc.
  • Co-managing internship program including hiring, onboarding, setting priorities, managing workload and review process.

Educational Background:

  • Four-year college degree in journalism, communications or related field. 

Experience Required:

  • Minimum two years as an Account Coordinator or equivalent journalism, communications or vertical industry position.
  • Proven writing, media relations and editorial pitching/placement experience.

If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to info@largemouthpr.com.  

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Posted By Kelly Propst

Kelly recently traded in her suit case for a diaper bag, but she still has plans to check Spain, Iceland and Italy off her globetrotting bucket list. In the meantime, she regularly receives wine club shipments (at the office). Thanks to her adventurous palate, she is also the designated taste-tester for her husband’s delicious kitchen creations and loves keeping tabs on what’s hot in the restaurant scene. Barbecued pigtails, anyone?