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Senior Account Director & Junior Publicist Needed

We are growing and have an immediate need for a dynamic and enthusiastic Senior Publicist as well as Junior Publicists. We are looking for a go-getter who is able to thrive in a fast paced and ever-changing work environment with the skill-set to manage multiple accounts. Heron Agency is an award-winning lifestyle communications agency primarily representing clients in the hotel, entertainment, restaurant, event, retail and fitness categories. Heron was named one of the Top 200 PR firms in the country for 2021 by Forbes Magazine and PR News named the agency an “Agency Elite Top 100.” Join our team!

Applicants must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work some evening and weekend hours. Salary commensurate upon experience. Resumes may be sent to info@heronagency.com.

Senior Account Director 

Duties Will Include:
Day to Day responsibilities managing clients’s accounts and interacting with client

Working alongside the CEO on strategy

Engaging with the media and influencers and pitching, on a daily basis, to secure features and placements for clients

Delegating to staff and interns

New business proposal ideation

Monitoring press coverage and creating summary reports, as well as researching and maintaining editorial calendars and media lists

Development of press materials including press release, media alerts and more

Requirements:
2-5 years of experience managing accounts in a PR agency setting

Relationships with key media players

Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Self-starter, multitasker and have the ability to delegate but also a team player

Pitching experience proven contacts in print, digital and medians

Portfolio of Press Placements

Writing Samples

Knowledge of Cision

Strong work ethic

 

Junior Publicist Needed

Duties Will Include:

Pitching

Writing press releases

Building lists

Attending press events

Assisting in creating and launching successful public relations campaigns

Requirements:

1-2 years agency experience

Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills

Ability to multi-task on a wide variety of daily projects in a fast-paced environment

Impeccable writing skills

General computer proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canva and Microsoft Outlook

Out-of-the-box, creative thinking mentality

Ability to take direction and work quickly

Credentials and Experience

Journalism, Communications, PR or Marketing Degree required. Relevant internships or past work experience preferred