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Public Relations Account Coordinator

Are you a smart, hungry PR rockstar-in-the-making? Want to work with a variety of industries and marketing tactics? Do you have the passion to craft thoughtful, strategic content? Are you driven to learn new things?

The entry-level position allows you to use what you’ve learned in PR classes and internships and continue building on your skills. Our Account Coordinators support our team on a variety of accounts, working with clients in such industries as technology, data science, healthcare, legal, finance, construction and commercial real estate. This fast-paced position is involved in a variety of tasks, including writing, pitching, social media, digital marketing, inbound marketing, research and speaking engagements.

In general, this position requires:
  • A detail-oriented, organized person who can handle multiple deadlines and projects and needs a minimal amount of supervision.
  • An excellent understanding of the rules of English grammar and usage – and the ability to write and speak clearly, concisely and convincingly.
  • An analytically inclined person who has a knack for understanding data and how to apply it to solve problems.
  • A self-starter who sees what needs to be done and does it without prompting.
  • A fast learner with a persuasive personality.
Specific job responsibilities:
  • Work with project-based and/or retainer clients under guidance of a supervisor.
  • Write PR and marketing content (press releases, blogs, social media, brochures, ads, newsletters, emails, etc.).
  • Pitch and follow up with news media as required.
  • Post comments to social media sites on behalf of clients.
  • Facilitate and track PPC ads on Google Adwords and social media channels.
  • Analyze marketing data, statistics and trends.
  • Set up speaking engagements and follow through to assure that the speaker has what he or she needs and knows the details of the engagement.
  • Gather and analyze background information.
  • Monitor client coverage and clip media placements.
  • Compile reports that present data, analyze findings and provide takeaways.
  • Assist with office events, office management and reception duties as needed.
  • Proofread copy.
  • Maintain orderly files.
  • At least one internship or position in public relations or media.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to multi-task a number of different account requirements and deliver results under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills, natural tendency to prioritize and create timelines/deadlines for work.
  • Desire to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of AP style.
  • Mastery of MS Office and social media. Coding and scripting knowledge would be a plus, as would proficiency in design and layout programs — InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Experience with CisionPoint or other PR platforms highly desirable.
Benefits & perks:
  • 3 weeks paid time off
  • Flexspace – work offsite 2x per month
  • Professional development stipend
  • Paid book club
  • Health insurance options with reimbursement
  • Simple IRA matching plan
  • Discounted YMCA membership
  • Covered parking
  • Awesome team with great culture
  • Happy hours, company outings and Beer Fridays


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Already have a year or so of PR agency or media experience? Check out our Account Associate position.

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