Public Relations Account Executive

Good PR takes more than tired pitches and formulaic press releases. It's about innovation, teamwork and the ability to harness diverse skill sets as drivers of bottom-line results.

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It takes a special kind of person to succeed as an account executive at Walker Sands. For starters, you need to be a go-getter—the kind of person who thrives in a dynamic work environment with tight deadlines.

Our client portfolio contains an impressive list of Fortune 500 corporations, startups, fast-growing high-tech companies, digital marketing agencies, professional services firms, business associations and nonprofits.

With a team of passionate PR pros at your back, you'll get to manage 1 to 3 technology and B2B accounts: nurturing client relationships, developing strategy, forging influential media contacts,doing whatever it takes to drive meaningful PR outcomes for top-tier technology firms.

Along the way, you will participate in our agency's culture of constant learning, accumulating valuable lessons from the field and swapping insights with people inside and outside of the firm. You'll also have the chance to nurture junior team members and contribute to the development of more efficient and effective internal processes.

Experience Required

For the account executive role, we're looking for people with 2-4 years of agency PR experience, preferably in the fields of technology and/or B2B.

A bachelor's degree in a related field and a strong knowledge base in the areas of technology, social media, marketing and PR are prerequisites. When it comes to personal characteristics, you need to be extremely articulate, organized, detail-oriented, creative and professional.

And you need to have flawless writing skills. A background in journalism isn't a requirement, but it certainly doesn't hurt, either.

Put Your Resume on File

If this challenge sounds right for you and you've got what it takes, please email your resume and cover letter to hr@walkersands.com. Please put Account Executive in the subject line of your email.

As a Green Room candidate, you will go through all the initial steps of our hiring process. That way, when the position opens, we will have you ready to go.

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