Required skills: excellent writer; ability to understand and explain complex subjects; experience with trade-media relations; self-starter and strong work ethic. Agency experience is a plus. Some travel is required.
The assistant account executive is responsible for many day-to-day PR activities, which can include:
• Developing media and influencer lists.
• Writing news releases, feature articles and proposal letters.
• Assisting with event logistics, researching venues, invites.
• Conducting media calls.
• Scheduling editor appointments for media tours and trade shows.
• Managing mailings and press kits.
Padilla offers an exceptional work environment and benefits. We are an employee-owned firm, which contributed to our recognition as the nation’s “Top Agency to Work For” in 2010.
Our clients span various industries, including technology, consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, health care, retail, financial and more. Our staff includes experts in marketing communications, crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, media relations and public affairs.
We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.
If interested, please send a cover letter referencing this position, along with your resume, to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, firstname.lastname@example.org