HELP WANTED – Sustainable PR

HELP WANTED – Sustainable PR

Account Executive Needed

Are you a media maven with a passion for the environment?

At Sustainable PR, we are telling the stories of world-changing green initiatives that are battling climate change and protecting the long-term health of the planet.  We represent companies with innovative new products and services that are shaping the sustainability market and supporting a circular economy.

Sustainable PR is the only public relations agency exclusively focused on the green economy and led by senior-level pros with decades of experience generating media exposure for quickly growing companies.  If you have excellent written and interpersonal communications skills, are creative, and want to do well by doing good, this is a unique career opportunity.

As Account Executive, you will work with a team of high-performing communications pros on important tactical activities, including media research and outreach, media monitoring, industry research, engagement reports, social media and writing assignments. These assignments may include drafting press releases, media pitches, blog posts, social media copy as well as content for the company website.

Essential Functions

  • Support public relations functions and responsibilities, including media relations, content creation, research and client communications.
  • Build media lists, conduct media outreach and participate in client communications, based on supervisor’s guidance.
  • Update and manage team and client projects/activity in Google docs, Excel spreadsheet or a similar tools, as directed by supervisor.
  • Participate as a collaborative team player working with independent contractors by actively listening and contributing to team meetings, documenting key discussion points and action items stemming from those meetings, and providing creative insight.
  • Familiarize, gain competency and leverage media software tools such as Cision, Meltwater and ACT!.
  • Develop knowledge of Sustainable PR service offerings and clients’ businesses.

Performance Measurements

  • Ability to take ownership of assigned deliverables and multitask
  • Accurately complete assigned tasks by deadlines and with appropriate documentation
  • Communicate status of tasks completely, concisely and clearly; both orally and in written form
  • Ability to perform tasks with progressively less direction and supervision and increasingly more proactivity
  • Maintain a high level of organization and discipline in supporting team members and team leader

Education & Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in communication, public relations, marketing, journalism, English, or a similar major
  • PR experience and results producing media exposure in agency or corporate setting

Skills

  • Organized and able to multitask
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Creative with ability to present compelling ideas
  • Persuasive in person and with writing
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Enthusiastic and customer service oriented
  • Desire to learn, with a curious, open mind

We offer a hybrid work model. Flexible to work from home and office.   Sustainable PR’s office in downtown Glens Falls, NY serves as the hub for ideation and collaboration. Ability to participate in onsite meetings at company ideal.  Position includes the following competitive benefits: health care, dental and flex time, company sponsored outdoor recreation in the 6.1-million-acre Adirondack Park.

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter explaining why you are a match for the position to info@sustainablepr.com