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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Schuler Publicity is looking to hire an Assistant Account Executive

Located in the vibrant Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis, I am a senior publicist doing
national and local level consumer brand and select B2B client work. This is an opportunity to
learn and be exposed to some fabulous brands and make career-making media contacts along
the way. Clients include a wide range of industries from education and nonprofits to technology
and consumer.

With a strong emphasis on media relations, this position requires someone with an outgoing
personality, excellent writing skills and very strong organizational skills who is ready to dive in
and join our growing team. Ideally, this person will have 2-5 years of experience with time spent
at an agency is a plus. Writing and media relation skills necessary, administrative assistant skills
appreciated.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Very strong organizational skills – able to balance a wide variety of projects
  • Excellent PR writing skills – news releases, pitches, bylined articles, social media posts
  • Time management skills – able to manage hard deadlines and work under pressure
  • Flexible, go with the flow nature – ability to work on a variety of projects
  • Self-motivated – needs to show initiative and push work forward without constant supervision

SKILLS:
  • Administrative tasks as necessary – creating agendas and status reports, drafting meeting notes, scheduling
  • Research, draft and edit press releases, pitches, and bylined articles and a good knowledge of social media
  • Strong familiarity with Associate Press (AP) Style
  • Media relations skills – cultivate relationships with both consumer and trade media to achieve targeted coverage for clients
  • Research, compile and manage client editorial calendars, coverage reports and status documents
  • Working on multiple client accounts – report and track progress regularly
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Contribution to Healthcare and dental policies
  • Generous PTO allowance, public holidays and additional time off benefits· Flexible work hours
  • Computer and cell phone provided
Send cover letter, resume and writing samples and references by Friday, October 30, 2015. Please send to carol@cschuler.com. Visit schulersaid.com or http://schulersaid.com/careers/ to learn more about Schuler Publicity.