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The Junior Account Executive (Jr. AE) is an essential member of the Account Service team. The Jr. AE will assist the Account Service team where needed. The Jr. AE plays a critical role in ensuring accuracy and follow-through on Account Service projects.  The Jr. AE must be available to help manage the projects within the agency and assist with client needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Help Account Service with the development of marketing communications plans.
  • Assist Account Service in preparing for creative planning sessions and client meetings when necessary.
  • Assist Account Service in obtaining research on any and all aspects of a client’s business as required in strategic planning.
  • Assist Account Service in opening new jobs – provide detailed and accurate information on the job starter form and create job jackets.
  • Work with internal departments to help ensure client projects are on time and within budget.
  • Assist Account Service in developing creative briefs for projects.
  • Gather and organize information provided by client into usable format for creative team.
  • Assist Traffic, Media and Public Relations on an as-needed basis with filing, clipping and spreadsheet development.
  • Assist Account Service in developing and maintaining weekly status reports for clients.
  • Assist Account Service in providing written confirmation to the client – in the form of written documents or emails – from all meetings, conference calls, or phone conversations where decisions are made.
  • Communicate effectively, professionally and in a timely manner with agency Leadership and Account Service team.
  • Understand and follow agency processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree
  • 1-2 years marketing or relevant experience
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, execution, and organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter, resourceful, creative, and results-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Thrive in fast-paced office with ability to multi-task
  • Experience with Workamajig
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Apple software

What you can expect from us:

  • A fast-paced and rewarding experience working alongside a great group of motivated professionals
  • Awesome Downtown Memphis location with paid parking
  • Paid vacation after your 6-month probationary period
  • Paid holidays
  • An additional week of paid leave to support a cause you are passionate about through our Fuelanthropic initiative
  • Health insurance plan
  • 401(k)

 

 

The PR Account Executive supports the public relations department, managing multiple client relationships, projects and events. Emphasis is placed on growing independent work with a focus on project management, client and media relations, social media, and content marketing, among other skills. The PR Account Executive also works with the PR team to facilitate integrated communications campaigns throughout the agency. The PR Account Executive reports directly to the Director of Public Relations.

The PR Account Executive will demonstrate superior organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage several tasks on an ongoing basis. He or she will have a strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal and communications skills. The PR Account Executive will be a self-starter who learns quickly and thrives in a fast-paced, high-performing environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Work both independently and with the Director of Public Relations to develop integrated, strategic PR plans
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment, ability to solve problems, and responsiveness to clients and within the agency
  • Exhibit competency in drafting copy for client communication materials and internal correspondence (e.g., event announcements, press releases, fact sheets, press kits, social media content, blog copy, emails, etc.) effectively and with limited supervision, using AP Style and maintaining clients’ brand standards
  • Work with PR team members to conduct and obtain research of any and all aspects of a client’s business, as required in strategic planning
  • Effectively pitch and secure meetings/interviews with media, or other stakeholders, on behalf of clients
  • Successfully plan and execute client activities such as media tours, receptions, educational seminars, VIP luncheons, trade shows and other special events
  • Monitor client-related media for trend/marketing/story/lead opportunities, proactively identify story ideas and work with supervisor to develop
  • Effectively place client messages and spokespeople in target media outlets
  • As it relates to social media, regularly suggest ideas, develop content calendars, manage the planning, and comfortably execute campaigns on behalf of clients
  • Work with PR team to expand current media lists, update contacts on a regular basis and create new lists based on new clients and markets
  • Establish detailed project schedules and timelines, as well as open new jobs
  • Work with management to initiate project billing, develop billing reports and be responsible for budget/time management on assigned projects
  • Assist in oversight of interns, when applicable
  • Other duties as directed by the Director of Public Relations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing or related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in public relations or social media marketing with at least 2 years being direct PR agency experience
  • Experience acting as the point person for clients on PR/communications projects
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and PR skills
  • Adept in AP Style writing for press releases
  • Strong creative writing skills to align with increasing content marketing/owned media requirements
  • Clear understanding and demonstrated knowledge of the ever-evolving social media landscape, including reporting tools
  • Excellent time management skills 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with a PR/media database, such as Cision, Meltwater, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of billing and budgeting
  • Experience with Workamajig
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Apple software

What you can expect from us

  • A fast-paced and rewarding experience, working alongside a great group of motivated professionals
  • Awesome Downtown Memphis location with paid parking
  • Paid vacation and personal/sick time off after your six-month probationary period
  • Paid holidays
  • An additional week of paid leave to support a cause you are passionate about through our Fuelanthropic initiative
  • Medical, dental, vision and other insurance with a portion paid by the company
  • 401(k), with company matching up to a certain percentage
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