Poston Communications LLC is a national media relations agency serving clients in highly regulated industries, including top law and accounting firms, and other professional services organizations. We are currently accepting applications for an Account Executive who will be resident in our Atlanta or Orlando office.
The Account Executive understands our clients' work and business development goals, and serves as a valued member of the account team, monitoring current events, proactive PR opportunities and ensuring quality of all communications. The Account Executive prepares proactive media pitches, press releases, and other media relations documents on a daily basis, and pitches stories to national and local media contacts by phone and by email. He or she develops and nurtures relationships with reporters from national and local business and trade media outlets, and tracks for media results and client placements. Working with account managers and agency leadership to develop and execute media relations plans and client messaging strategies, the Account Executive participates in regular client meetings and presentations with confidence, and monitors the team’s progress and results. Perhaps most importantly, the right candidate subscribes to our team philosophy of "we, us, our" when it comes to developing our culture of collaboration, leadership and success. He or she embodies our firm mission and values.
Requirements • Three to five years of experience in a PR agency or in-house at a professional services firm. • Superior verbal and written communications skills. • Developed relationships with reporters at national print media outlets. • Experience managing multiple, high-profile accounts with daily pitching requirements. • Graduate and/or bachelor’s degree in related field. Poston Communications is celebrating its 13-year anniversary in 2017. We value authentic, creative, hard-working and fun individuals who will contribute to our growing team. We offer a casual work environment, competitive salaries, health care and other benefits.