Public Relations Account Executive: Philadelphia, PA

Tierney is seeking a Public Relations Account Executive.

An Account Executive (AE) serves as the medias point of contact and
often acts as community manager for the clients social media networks.
He/she works closely with his/her supervisor to manage small-scale
programs, provide excellent client service and lead the junior staff. An
AE should possess a deep understanding of their clients industry,
competitors and industry trends.
– Crisis, issues management and public affairs background a plus.
General Requirements/Qualifications
– Bachelors degree in public relations, journalism, communications or
related field
– Minimum 3-5 years relevant work experience
– Understanding of clients industry including top influencers and
– Strong written and verbal communication skills, time management and
organizational skills
– Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and service
multiple accounts
– Strong pitching skills and the ability to manage media outreach
– Understanding of the media landscape, including social media and
– Knowledge and expertise of industry trends and new technologies

General Responsibilities
– Develop and support communications plans including goals, objectives,
strategies and tactics
– Provide superior client service, working with supervisor to cultivate
– Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with media including
traditional outlets and bloggers, securing top placements for client
– Share proactive, creative recommendations with supervisor and client
including new social media engagement strategies, pitch angles, content
ideas, target partnerships and events
– Plan and coordinate events, managing vendors and overall logistics
– Plan and execute social media initiatives, driving strategic content
and results reporting
– Develop high-quality written materials (e.g., press release, media
advisory, pitch, op-ed, script, blog post/web copy, etc.)
– Work with other departments (Digital/Interactive, Creative, Account
Management, Brand Strategy) on projects as appropriate
– Leverage research tools and market research to provide analysis and
insights in support of plans and pitches (current and prospective
– Actively participate in agency committees
– Supervise and lead junior account team members
– Maintain and track billability

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and value diversity in our

Contact: Please submit your resume and work with salary requirements
to: Princess Capps, Director, Human Resources,

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