UPDATE! This position has been filled. Stay tuned for the exciting announcement of our new hire on March 18th.

 

Kolbeco Marketing Resources, a top rated St. Louis area PR and marketing agency, has an immediate opening for an Account Executive to help develop, manage, and execute client campaigns. Account Executives work with in-house client teams, coordinate vendors and ad buys, and become an integral part of canine relations within the agency. A successful candidate will have:

** 2-5 years experience with a PR, marketing, communications or ad agency; OR 2-5 years experience in a corporate PR, marketing, or communications department
** Excellent relationship-building skills where building of trust and commitment to open, honest and straightforward communication are valued
** Commitment to a positive and organized approach to work, an approach which builds confidence and allows our team and clients to shine
** Excellent writing and organizational skills
** Passion for the PR and marketing industry
** An inherent love of learning, and desire to continuously grow and enhance skills
** Solid presence on social media
** Love of a pet-friendly environment and ability to operate effectively through the occasional barks and doggie recess periods
** A sense of self-motivation, and the ability to thrive in a responsibility-based culture

Are you a successful candidate? Love PR, marketing, dogs, and a supportive team environment? Then read on!

Responsibilities:
** To develop and execute marketing / PR strategy and plans designed to meet client goals
** To manage the daily tasks and schedules associated with client campaigns
** To focus on client results and success

Tasks:
** Working with the account team to develop strategic planning for client campaigns
** Participation in client meetings
** Maintenance of regular contact with clients and key media, oftentimes daily or weekly
** Development of creative concepts to support campaigns
** Copy writing for collateral materials, publications, websites, and related communications pieces
** Researching and writing press releases and other required press materials
** Crafting pitches for key media outlets
** Media pitching / relations and distribution of press releases and media kits
** Event management, including press conferences and promotional events
** Management of project schedules and deadlines
** Monitor relevant local, national and online media
** Compilation of regular client reports to track media coverage, and market penetration through media, ads, direct mail, and other communication tools included in the overall client campaign
** Tracking of all time (billable and non-billable) on a daily basis.
** Tracking of all meetings, tasks, calls, and general client information in the agency’s project management system.

Professional Expectations/Continuing Education:
** Active involvement in at least one professional organization for networking and ongoing education, paid by the agency
** Active participation in agency’s community service activities and extra-curricular events
** Continued self education
** Commitment to the agency’s internal personal development model and activities

Please submit resume and writing sample to info@kolbeco.net

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