Wednesday, February 5, 2014

We're Hiring an Account Executive!

C. Pharr & Company is looking for a talented and energetic 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 We are also hiring an Account Coordinator. Check out the job post here.


• Support Senior Account Executives (SAE) in fulfilling client PR programs
•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
•Assist SAEs with implementation of press conferences/briefings, media events and tours, etc.
•Leverage existing media/editorial/journalistic/media contacts; readily develop new relationships
•Conduct social media activities as part of client programs; continuously learning new methods and technologies
•Assist SAEs with 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 interns, delegating as possible
•Create and assist SAEs with overseeing reports, managing budgets and providing other account and financial management
•Develop an understanding of various research methods; coordinate internal and external resources in implementing research projects
•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.
•Three 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 and competitive benefits package
•Flexibility, 4 pm Fridays, professional development

*Send resume to, learn more about us at



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