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Thursday, May 10, 2007

Roepke Public Relations - Senior Account Executive

Roepke Public Relations has an immediate opening for a senior account executive.

We are seeking a team member who is highly polished, professional, passionate, driven and who wants to be a part of a rapidly growing company

Candidates must have a minimum of five years PR agency experience and a proven media relations track record supported by a portfolio of national print and broadcast clips. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated team player possessing the ability to work effectively under pressure and handle multiple clients simultaneously within a variety of industry sectors. Exceptional client management skills and superb communication skills are required.

Required skills and attributes:
  • BA or BS in journalism, public relations, communications or related field.
  • A minimum of five years PR agency experience pitching national print and broadcast media.
  • Team oriented, warm, engaging and diplomatic personality.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent client services skills.
  • Ability to multitask, anticipate needs, switch gears and react immediately.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with energy and confidence.

  • Specific responsibilities include:
  • Craft and edit written press material; including press releases, media alerts, and requests for coverage that adheres to The Associated Press style guidelines.
  • Research and prepare strategically targeted media lists and editorial calendars using tools provided by the company.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with various sectors of the media; meet tight media and client deadlines.
  • Secure broadcast, print and online editorial coverage for clients of the agency.
  • Prepare and assist clients for all media correspondence and interviews.
  • Handle multiple clients simultaneously, within a variety of sectors.
  • Managing and mentoring assistant account executives.
  • We have a high-energy, collaborative environment with exceptional benefits. We value integrity, dependability, entrepreneurial spirit, motivation, character and a positive attitude; in our clients and in our team. Our firm has been recognized and honored for our commitment to community service and a corporate vision that supports volunteer activities.

    Please forward resume and salary requirements to:

    Roepke Public Relations
    800 LaSalle Avenue. Suite 920
    821 Marquette Avenue S.
    Minneapolis, MN 55402