Monday, October 7, 2013

We're Hiring a Senior Account Executive!

C. Pharr & Company is looking for a talented and energetic Senior Account Executive to join its Dallas team in an uptown location. Ideal candidates will have solid media relations, social media and client management experience, as well as strong verbal, interpersonal and
written communication skills.  They will also have an interest in working with business-to-business clients and be self-starters with the ability to confidently interact with media, clients and account teams. Send resume to

•Actively contribute to account plan development and develop new, strategic ideas for clients
•Develop written materials, including press releases, byline articles, speeches, client correspondence
•Learn clients’ businesses and business goals, gain understanding of their competitive environments
•Participate in client and new business presentations
•Maintain regular client contact, proactively devising new ways to meet client strategic needs
•Implement press conferences/briefings, media events and tours, etc.
•Leverage existing media/editorial/journalistic/media contacts; readily develop new relationships
•Act as the primary implementer of account plans, under direction of senior management
•Conduct social media activities as part of client programs; continuously learning new methods and technologies
•Assist with crisis management, according to agency and client protocol
•Provide project management for marketing materials, such as websites, brochures, newsletters, award submissions, videos, etc.
•Maintain careful attention to detail, ensuring accuracy of materials, contacts, schedules, etc.
•Promote teamwork by teaching junior staff and delegating as possible
•Create or oversee reports, manage budgets, provide other account and financial management
•Develop an understanding of various research methods; coordinate internal and external resources in implementing research projects.
•Assist senior management in fulfilling new business opportunities  
•Actively participate in ongoing professional development, learning new skills and expanding personal capabilities

Job Requirements
•Minimum B.A/B.S. in public relations, journalism, marketing or related field.
•Two to six years experience in public relations; agency experience required
•Aptitude to learn quickly and thrive in fast-paced environment
•Demonstrated writing ability in AP style
•Successful track record of working with traditional and social media
•Professional and media references

C. Pharr & Company offers:
•A positive, professional and collegial environment for work and career development
•Competitive salary plus benefits including medical, dental, paid vacation
•Flexibility, 4 pm Fridays, professional development

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