Public Relations Account Executive

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job #21907


Boulo is recruiting for a Public Relations Account Executive to join the team of our client, a boutique PR firm in Atlanta, GA. The Public Relations Account Executive will manage public relations programs for clients ranging from startups to large corporations in the fintech and financial services industries. This is a hands-on position with the opportunity to deepen your media relations skills with a supportive team that is dedicated to your growth.

The Public Relations Account Executive will act as the strategic lead with clients as well as manage reactive/proactive client interactions, collaborate with targeted publications and/or other influencers (media, analysts, etc.), create content on behalf of clients (press releases, social posts, feature articles, etc.), gain new management skills, and mentor younger associates.

Employment type: Full-time
Flexibility: Hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day remote during first year and then greater flexibility thereafter)
Pay: $75,000 – $85,000 per year

Requirements for the Public Relations Account Executive position

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Business, Communications, Journalism or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in a related field
  • Proven communication skills: writing and content generation with the proven ability to articulate complex value propositions
  • Experience creating and executing strategic media relations plans
  • An ability to multitask, managing the work of multiple clients while meeting deadlines with quality
  • Project management skills and adaptability to unexpected changes and opportunities in a fast-paced environment
  • Command of Associated Press journalistic style
  • Availability for work on a hybrid schedule at our Buckhead office (with some travel)
  • An excellent attention to detail

Responsibilities of the Public Relations Account Executive position

  • Understanding of agency clients and the industries they serve
  • Pitching and hosting interviews between media and clients
  • Writing news releases, case studies and feature articles with minimal edits, and distributing to media
  • Preparing client activity reports and providing post-call reports
  • Engaging with clients and media on a regular basis
  • Offering big ideas that can potentially change way clients do business
  • Working independently and collaborating within groups
  • Mentoring associates
  • Improving company culture and processes
  • Demonstrating a firm commitment to your career at the agency

Perks associated with the Public Relations Account Executive position

  • Collaborate and learn from 35+ industry leaders at one of Atlanta’s largest independent PR firms
  • Manage a strong and diverse client portfolio, including startups and public companies 
  • Annual profit sharing 
  • 401K matching after 90 days of service 
  • 100% paid medical plans, with deeply discounted plans for families 
  • Flexible work schedules, starting with hybrid remote schedule if desired 
  • Balanced culture including reduced hours on summer Fridays
  • Many extra perks with tenure, including paid sabbaticals every five years. #IND1

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Our clients are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace.  If this role sounds exciting but your past experience doesn't include every qualification in the job description, apply anyways! You may be just the right candidate.

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