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PR ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR
PUBLIC RELATIONS

Description

The Account Supervisor will be instrumental in taking ownership of accounts and implementing the campaigns that drive results for their clients. The ideal candidate will have public relations agency experience, and a proven track record in leading successful media campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage daily workflow of multiple accounts while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to direct supervisor.
  • Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively.
  • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, recaps and other materials; approve activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents.
  • Play major role in the creation of communications plans and goals; manage timing against them.
  • Consistently produce high-quality internal and external communications documents, plans, etc.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both media outreach plans.  
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with Sharp.
  • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to new capabilities, building network of industry contacts and participating in relevant professional organizations.  
  • Participate in the new business process including idea contribution, research and proposal preparation.
  • Participate and/or lead brainstorm sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Supervise staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback and holding them accountable.
  • Commit to continuous learning and improvement of leadership skills; set and pursue stretch goals.  

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 5+ years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • A demonstrated history of creative storytelling, securing coverage in print, broadcast and online media outlets
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills

PR SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
PUBLIC RELATIONS

Description

This position will act as day-to-day point person across multiple client accounts, while also managing junior staff on the account team. The ideal candidate will have worked within the agency setting, has a proven track record of securing top tier national and regional media coverage, and can manage multiple accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage multiple projects from conception to completion.
  • Work with Account Supervisor and Director to manage team workflow and take ownership of account work while driving consistent media results; anticipating challenges, ensuring deadline and adhering to budgets.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Secure top tier national and regional media coverage within traditional and online media.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors.
  • Contribute to creation of communications and media plans that meet client objectives.
  • Create and develop proactive pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and various announcements.
  • Conduct daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations.
  • Aid in new business process including idea contribution, research and proposal preparation.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Motivate, coach and mentor junior staff by providing support and thoughtful feedback.
  • Commit to continuous learning; set and pursue stretch goals.

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 3 to 4 years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Mastery of PR databases/tools – e.g. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

PR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
PUBLIC RELATIONS

Description

This position will provide support to the account team on various accounts, with a growing level of media expertise. The ideal candidate will have worked within the agency setting and demonstrate a passion for creativity, strong writing and a team-player attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, and actively communicate progress and deliverables.
  • Demonstrate a network of traditional and online media contacts.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, online, and print outlets, as well as digital influencers.
  • Draft pitches and conduct proactive outreach to media outlets.
  • Draft press materials, ensuring quality and consistency such as press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Daily client interaction to update report on and discuss media relations.
  • Responsible (in conjunction with the AAE) for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients and new business opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns.
  • Supervise and manage junior staff on respective accounts on account management, research, projects and more.
  • Complete individual tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Serve as an active member of the team and demonstrate team-player attitude.

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a collaborative environment
  • Experience and understanding of PR databases/tools – i.e. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

PR ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
PUBLIC RELATIONS

Description

This entry level position will provide overall support to the account team, while learning the fundamentals of PR. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate and have had previous PR experience. The AAE position is a fast-paced, dynamic role where individuals will have the opportunity to master the AAE skill set and advance by performing and demonstrating a passion for creativity, strong writing and a team-player attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, and actively communicate progress and deliverables.
  • Perform ongoing client media monitoring and summary reports/emails.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, web, and print outlets as well as digital influencers.
  • Write and edit media materials such as pitches, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Assist in the research of new business opportunities, client work, etc.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with category specific writers and media outlets.
  • Support execution of account plans.
  • Begin conducting media relations, working closely with account team to learn the craft of pitching to secure media coverage.
  • Assist in coordination of blogger and social influencer programs – i.e. facilitating invoices, mailings, product requests, etc.
  • Coordinate and support media mailings and sampling opportunities.
  • Help team prepare for client meetings—i.e. set-up, scheduling, catering, etc.
  • Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Complete individual tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Serve as an active member of the team and demonstrate team-player attitude.

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • This is an entry-level account position
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Familiar and/or have experience with PR databases/tools – i.e. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

Social Media Senior Account Executive
SOCIAL MEDIA

Description

We are looking to hire a Social Media Senior Account Executive to work with our growing roster of home, design and lifestyle clients. This person will be responsible for creating strategic program ideas, developing interesting content and managing relationships with key clients. A sharp, creative multitasker will really shine in this role!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with senior leadership and clients to support strategically sound social media programs
• Work with the Sharp team to execute program tactics – writing, partnership development and influencer engagement are all part of this role.
• Day-to-day client support
• Develop measurement reports and demonstrate program value
• Stay abreast of developments in social/digital media industries

Qualifications

  • 3-4 years communications/agency experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in interior design, art and travel a plus

Community Manager / Social Media AAE
SOCIAL MEDIA

Description

We are looking to hire a Social Media Assistant Account Executive / Community Manager to work with our growing roster of home, design and lifestyle clients. This person will be responsible for working with Account Executives, senior team and creative to create, publish and optimize content, and identify insights through measurement. A sharp, creative multitasker will really shine in this roll!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with social media and creative teams to create and manage content across a range of social media channels
• Maintain daily activity across social media channels on behalf of clients – including monitoring and managing user generated comments within protocol
• Monitor and measure social media channels to gauge impact and create recommendations based on insight
• Support strategy development across client accounts
• Stay abreast of developments in social/digital media industries

BENEFITS
• Compensation based on experience
• Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years communications/agency experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in interior design, architecture, art a plus

Sharp Internships
PUBLIC RELATIONS | SOCIAL MEDIA

Description

The ideal intern for Sharp Communications is a self-motivated, creative, organized individual with a great interest in public relations and/or social media. Previous internship experiences a plus.

Interns at Sharp work on a wide range of projects, including media and influencer research, creative content development, writing, program support, and more. Interns will learn how to think strategically about using a range of communications channels to support marketing goals, how to measure and track activities, and how to write for both public relations and digital channels. This is an excellent chance to gain real hands-on experience in the industry.

Qualifications

  • 2 days per week (minimum)

PR ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR
PUBLIC RELATIONS [+]

Description

The Account Supervisor will be instrumental in taking ownership of accounts and implementing the campaigns that drive results for their clients. The ideal candidate will have public relations agency experience, and a proven track record in leading successful media campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage daily workflow of multiple accounts while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to direct supervisor.
  • Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively.
  • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, recaps and other materials; approve activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents.
  • Play major role in the creation of communications plans and goals; manage timing against them.
  • Consistently produce high-quality internal and external communications documents, plans, etc.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both media outreach plans.  
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with Sharp.
  • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to new capabilities, building network of industry contacts and participating in relevant professional organizations.  
  • Participate in the new business process including idea contribution, research and proposal preparation.
  • Participate and/or lead brainstorm sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Supervise staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback and holding them accountable.
  • Commit to continuous learning and improvement of leadership skills; set and pursue stretch goals.  

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • 5+ years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • A demonstrated history of creative storytelling, securing coverage in print, broadcast and online media outlets
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Proven client relations and supervisory skills

PR SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
PUBLIC RELATIONS [+]

Description

This position will act as day-to-day point person across multiple client accounts, while also managing junior staff on the account team. The ideal candidate will have worked within the agency setting, has a proven track record of securing top tier national and regional media coverage, and can manage multiple accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage multiple projects from conception to completion.
  • Work with Account Supervisor and Director to manage team workflow and take ownership of account work while driving consistent media results; anticipating challenges, ensuring deadline and adhering to budgets.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements.
  • Secure top tier national and regional media coverage within traditional and online media.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors.
  • Contribute to creation of communications and media plans that meet client objectives.
  • Create and develop proactive pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and various announcements.
  • Conduct daily client interaction to update, report on and discuss media relations.
  • Aid in new business process including idea contribution, research and proposal preparation.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients.
  • Motivate, coach and mentor junior staff by providing support and thoughtful feedback.
  • Commit to continuous learning; set and pursue stretch goals.

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 3 to 4 years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Mastery of PR databases/tools – e.g. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

PR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
PUBLIC RELATIONS [+]

Description

This position will provide support to the account team on various accounts, with a growing level of media expertise. The ideal candidate will have worked within the agency setting and demonstrate a passion for creativity, strong writing and a team-player attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, and actively communicate progress and deliverables.
  • Demonstrate a network of traditional and online media contacts.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, online, and print outlets, as well as digital influencers.
  • Draft pitches and conduct proactive outreach to media outlets.
  • Draft press materials, ensuring quality and consistency such as press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Daily client interaction to update report on and discuss media relations.
  • Responsible (in conjunction with the AAE) for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Attend and facilitate media interviews/editor desk side appointments; network with reporters and editors.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients and new business opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful PR campaigns.
  • Supervise and manage junior staff on respective accounts on account management, research, projects and more.
  • Complete individual tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Serve as an active member of the team and demonstrate team-player attitude.

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • At least 2 to 3 years of PR agency, in-house or media/editorial experience
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a collaborative environment
  • Experience and understanding of PR databases/tools – i.e. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

PR ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
PUBLIC RELATIONS [+]

Description

This entry level position will provide overall support to the account team, while learning the fundamentals of PR. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate and have had previous PR experience. The AAE position is a fast-paced, dynamic role where individuals will have the opportunity to master the AAE skill set and advance by performing and demonstrating a passion for creativity, strong writing and a team-player attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, and actively communicate progress and deliverables.
  • Perform ongoing client media monitoring and summary reports/emails.
  • Create targeted media lists for broadcast, web, and print outlets as well as digital influencers.
  • Write and edit media materials such as pitches, media alerts, fact sheets, bios, and case studies.
  • Responsible for daily account management activities, such as agendas, recaps, activity reports, media monitoring and coordination of all necessary materials for client accounts.
  • Assist in the research of new business opportunities, client work, etc.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with category specific writers and media outlets.
  • Support execution of account plans.
  • Begin conducting media relations, working closely with account team to learn the craft of pitching to secure media coverage.
  • Assist in coordination of blogger and social influencer programs – i.e. facilitating invoices, mailings, product requests, etc.
  • Coordinate and support media mailings and sampling opportunities.
  • Help team prepare for client meetings—i.e. set-up, scheduling, catering, etc.
  • Manage daily intern responsibilities.
  • Complete individual tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Serve as an active member of the team and demonstrate team-player attitude.

BENEFITS

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
  • This is an entry-level account position
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Familiar and/or have experience with PR databases/tools – i.e. Cision, PR Newswire, etc.
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

Social Media Senior Account Executive
SOCIAL MEDIA [+]

Description

We are looking to hire a Social Media Senior Account Executive to work with our growing roster of home, design and lifestyle clients. This person will be responsible for creating strategic program ideas, developing interesting content and managing relationships with key clients. A sharp, creative multitasker will really shine in this role!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with senior leadership and clients to support strategically sound social media programs
• Work with the Sharp team to execute program tactics – writing, partnership development and influencer engagement are all part of this role.
• Day-to-day client support
• Develop measurement reports and demonstrate program value
• Stay abreast of developments in social/digital media industries

Qualifications

  • 3-4 years communications/agency experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in interior design, art and travel a plus

Community Manager / Social Media AAE
SOCIAL MEDIA [+]

Description

We are looking to hire a Social Media Assistant Account Executive / Community Manager to work with our growing roster of home, design and lifestyle clients. This person will be responsible for working with Account Executives, senior team and creative to create, publish and optimize content, and identify insights through measurement. A sharp, creative multitasker will really shine in this roll!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with social media and creative teams to create and manage content across a range of social media channels
• Maintain daily activity across social media channels on behalf of clients – including monitoring and managing user generated comments within protocol
• Monitor and measure social media channels to gauge impact and create recommendations based on insight
• Support strategy development across client accounts
• Stay abreast of developments in social/digital media industries

BENEFITS
• Compensation based on experience
• Competitive benefits (health, 401k, etc.)

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years communications/agency experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms
  • Ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Flexible, driven, creative and passionate about the communications industry
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in interior design, architecture, art a plus

Sharp Internships
PUBLIC RELATIONS | SOCIAL MEDIA [+]

Description

The ideal intern for Sharp Communications is a self-motivated, creative, organized individual with a great interest in public relations and/or social media. Previous internship experiences a plus.

Interns at Sharp work on a wide range of projects, including media and influencer research, creative content development, writing, program support, and more. Interns will learn how to think strategically about using a range of communications channels to support marketing goals, how to measure and track activities, and how to write for both public relations and digital channels. This is an excellent chance to gain real hands-on experience in the industry.

Qualifications

  • 2 days per week (minimum)

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