Account Associate

Alexandria, VA

Javelin has an exciting opportunity for an Account Associate to join its Old Town Alexandria office, 15 minutes from downtown Washington D.C. It is seeking an ambitious and creative individual with a drive for communications and desire to interact daily with reporters, editors producers, and bookers in national media. We are also open to hiring at an Account Executive level.

Responsibilities

  • Serving as a resident expert on client, competitive environment, and related subjects
  • Maintaining regular client contact, both verbal and written, across a range of accounts
  • Actively pursuing media to secure press results
  • Networking and building relationships with key members of national media
  • Developing story angles
  • Overseeing the development of tactics and the implementation of account strategy
  • Managing integrated campaigns, social media, and influencer work

Needs

  • BA or BS in communications or a related field
  • 2+ years of public relations, marketing, or related experience
  • Works well under pressure
  • Works independently
  • Strategic thought
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Industry relationships

Wants

  • Existing relationships with members of national print, online, and broadcast media
  • Ability to build media lists and familiarity with Cision and Vocus
  • Ability to craft statements, press releases, and media pitches for events and breaking news

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