Due to continued strong growth, nationally recognized Kohnstamm Communications is seeking an Account Executive to join its Consumer team, working with fast-growth and exciting brands focused primarily in the CPG space. A former Holmes Report Boutique Agency of the Year, Kohnstamm is currently ranked No. 3 among Best Food and Beverage PR Firms and No. 8 among Best CSR and Corporate Conscience PR Firms by topPRagencies.com.
The Consumer Account Executive (AE) is responsible for managing key client relationships and campaigns that generate creative and transformational outcomes. Duties include development, implementation and coordination of consumer public relations and social media programs in sectors ranging from food and beverage to specialized branding. The AE will have a pulse on the competitive and industry landscape and serve as a key contact to client stakeholders, must understand how businesses operate, and possess solid knowledge in current and future business policies, practices, and trends relevant to client disciplines. A dedication to exceeding client expectations, an ability to create value by achieving breakthrough results, and an aptitude for building and maintaining strong relationships with clients and members of the media are key attributes for success.
With superior media relations skills and a proven track record in national and regional placements, the AE will act as a collaborative and consultative client partner with significant client contact – from leading media tours and client meetings to reporting campaign results. The AE must possess advanced communication skills (written, verbal, presentation), a self-directed nature, and the ability to collaborate as part of a cohesive team. As a skilled time manager, the AE is able to concentrate efforts on the most important priorities and will ensure a seamless plan and process for moving client work forward on time and within budget.
Twin-Cities based Kohnstamm Communications serves as a trusted advisor to a dynamic portfolio of national clients, and the marketing industry has taken notice. The firm has built its reputation by delivering client-focused, results-oriented marketing communications strategies that consistently exceed expectations. We’re looking for intensely focused, smart and PR-savvy individuals to continue that work into 2014 and beyond.