Ball Consulting Group, LLC is an award-winning strategic communications firm that was founded in 2004 and has built a national reputation in health care, nonprofits, education and crisis communications. We are seeking a Public Relations Account Executive with approximately three to five years of experience working in a PR or communications department setting or a PR agency.
The skills we are seeking include:
Exceedingly strong written and oral communications skills
Ability to develop media tools including news releases, op-eds, media advisories, and pitch letters
Ability to manage account details and to manage multiple accounts under tight, shifting deadlines
Record of accomplishment pitching story ideas to members of the media
Experience with social media strategy and implementation
Experience working with clients
Responsibilities will include:
Managing account implementation according to the account plan
Research and list development
Development of comprehensive media relations tools referenced above
Assisting in the development of communications plans
Assisting in the preparation of client meetings, briefings and presentations
Draft, design and execute social media posts
Conducting phone and e-mail media pitching
Attend virtual and in-person client meetings
Key requirements and details:
Candidates must possess a B.A. or B.S. in communications, public relations, journalism, political science or public policy, or related field
Three to five years’ experience in a PR setting
PR agency experience (for some portion of the three to five years) will best position a candidate to be selected.
Office is in Newton, Mass., on several express and local bus routes and free garage parking is included if driving
Hybrid schedule is an option
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and performance-based bonuses
Health insurance, dental insurance, 401(k) plan and competitive PTO
We are a boutique firm with extensive reach. We are proud of the leadership track that we have created to support team members as they grow into communications leaders. Diversity of viewpoint and lived experience makes us a better organization, one that prides itself on inclusivity. We recognize and value that employees have a life outside of work and strive to create balance for our team members.
For more information, send a letter of interest and a resume to David Ball, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org.