Senior Account Executive
covetpr
 San Diego, CA
Covet PR is a national public relations firm devoted to healthy consumer food, beverage, beauty and lifestyle brands. Deeply rooted in all things wellness, we stay ahead of the trends to catapult industry innovators to become household names. Combining expertise, media relationships and hustle across our offices coast to coast, we design creative and custom strategies for traditional and new media platforms; compelling influencer campaigns; and unique experiential activations that bring disruptive CPG brands to life. 

The Senior Account Executive spearheads all media and influencer relations efforts for his/her clients. The person in this role should be able to proactively predict client needs and serve as the client’s main point of contact, providing  insight into account activity regularly. The Senior Account Executive ensures all written materials are client-ready and mentors junior staff in the development of their writing and media relations skills.

Media Relations

  • Possesses strong foundation of media and influencer relationships across all verticals and relevant industries
  • Regularly secures coverage for clients in print, digital, broadcast, podcasts, etc.
  • Skillful in conceptualizing and executing events with a keen eye for detail

Account Management

  • Is viewed by the client as the point person responsible for strategy, communication and questions
  • Works with Account Supervisors to develop strategy, budgets, plans, and project scopes
  • Delegates tasks proactively, with context, and ample time for completion
  • Mentors junior positions to cultivate growth in each account-facing role
  • Meets with team members regularly to assign deliverables, check in on status, troubleshoot roadblocks, and check in on status prior to deadlines
  • Supervises junior team members to ensure time is being managed, prioritized and tracked appropriately

General

  • Writes and edits materials with keen eye and in a timely fashion
  • Lead creative brainstorms and inspire collaboration
  • Maintains accurate timesheets on a daily basis
  • Has excellent written and presentation skills

Covet PR's Core Values

  • We lead with compassion
  • We are obsessed with client satisfaction
  • We are hungry
  • We are innovative
  • We own it

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • 3 - 5 years of professional experience in Public Relations, ideally in the CPG space
  • Experience managing team of junior staff

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • May require evening and weekend work, as needed
  • May require travel for work
  • May require extended periods of sitting, working in front of a computer

Benefits & Perks

  • Generous paid-time off
  • Ample paid holidays throughout the year
  • Medical, dental and 401k after 90 days
  • Commuter benefits (for parking or transit)
  • Quarterly team building activities outside of work
  • Summer Fridays (May through September)
  • Twice monthly work from home days
  • Pet friendly office