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  • Description:

    MSR Communications is an award-winning San Francisco-based public relations firm specializing in providing communications management to technology, B2B and consumer lifestyle companies. We seek a results-driven, media savvy Senior Account Executive to join our B2B and B2B2C PR team. This is a terrific career opportunity for an individual who is interested in collaborating with both team members and clients to generate positive visibility for our clients’ products/technologies/services with top tier media and analyst firms. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have solid pitching experience with demonstrable examples of relationships with top-tier media in technology, business, and vertical outlets, including bloggers, reporters, and podcasters. Strong written and verbal communications; research skills; and the ability to create new influential relationships are required.

    Due to the pandemic, this is currently a full-time, remote role. MSR’s office located in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District neighborhood, next to BART with Muni lines connecting you to the greater city. We foster a creative, close-knit team environment with excellent benefits, 401K program, summer Fridays, and more.

    Sr. Account Executive Responsibilities:

    • Acts as a day-to-day contact for clients
    • Develop, write and edit PR content including pitches, press releases, case studies, contributed, byline articles and more
    • Establish close working relationships on behalf of clients with top and second-tier media and analysts
    • Develop and execute proactive editorial outreach programs, primarily with top and second-tier outlets in technology, business, national dailies, verticals, online/blogs, podcasts
    • Aggressively pursue proactive and reactive editorial opportunities
    • Work with senior team members to assist in the development and planning of account strategy and tactics for clients
    • Manage the planning and execution of program deliverables including announcements, content creation and all activities
    • Oversee reporting of account activities to the client
    • Ensure activity reports, status reports and call recaps are completed accurately and on time
    • Oversee the development of briefing books and other support content for all activities
    • Keeps account manager or account director apprised of the status of projects and any existing or potential challenges.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Educates themselves and keeps abreast of clients, technologies, vertical markets and industry trends
    • Serves as onsite agency representative at tradeshows, user conferences, press/analyst tours, etc.
    • Draft PR plans as needed
    • Participate in strategy-focused client meetings
    • This position is an entry-level direct management position whereby the Sr. AE may have the opportunity to manage an intern, account coordinator and/or account executive.
    • Help to support new business pitches as needed

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, Liberal Arts, business or related field
    • Excellent organizational, communications (written and verbal) and time management skills.
    • Excellent project and people management skills.
    • 3+ years of public relations, communications or related professional experience.
    • Provide examples of written pitches and secured media coverage. Contributed article examples are a plus.
    • Employer and media references
  • URL: https://www.msrcommunications.com/job/pr-senior-account-executive/
  • Location: Remote
  • Starts On: Feb. 25, 2021, 9 a.m.

Company Information

  • MSR Communications
    One Embarcadero Center
    San Francisco CA 94111
    United States of America

Contact Information

  • www.msrcommunications.com
  • Contact Method:

    Please submit your resume to info@msrcommunications.com

  • Agency: True

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