We are looking for a talented Account Executive for our public relations and social media team. Under the supervision of a Senior Account Executive, our Account Executives are responsible for developing and implementing PR and social media strategies, maintaining relationships with journalists, communicating directly with clients, attending events and trade shows to support clients, facilitating interviews with the media, capturing content for social media use, and creating monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for clients. The ideal candidate will be a talented writer, have a deep understanding of the current media landscape (everything from social influencer outreach to blogs to print pubs), have a thorough working knowledge of all major social media channels and must have a passion for communication - If you love the outdoors, the luxury/lifestyle space, tech, cars, or trucks, even better.
Responsibilities and Duties
Write press releases, news stories, and turn key articles
Pitch stories about clients or client products/services to media outlets
Respond to phone calls and inquiries from journalists
Build and maintain relationships with journalists at major media outlets and influential websites
Attend client events and industry conferences
Maintain daily/weekly contact with clients to ensure we are meeting their needs
Create daily/weekly posts for client social media channels (mostly Facebook and Instagram)
Monitor the clients’ social media accounts and offer constructive interaction with users
Analyze the long-term needs of the clients’ social media strategies and offer quarterly reports to management
Work with the creative department to create unique social media content using client content (photos/videos) or schedule shoots based on specific content needs
Monitor media coverage and create monthly reports for clients that include analysis on social media metrics
Capture content (photo/video) at client events for use on social media
Qualifications and Skills
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related field
2-3 years professional experience in Public Relations (preferably in an agency setting)
Exceptional multi-tasking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of AP Style as it pertains to writing for PR
Strong problem solving skills
Strong knowledge of social media platforms - Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube
Basic photography/video and editing skills
Those with basic technical knowledge of automobiles, trucks, and off-road driving will be given priority
Additional Salary Information: 401k with matching, Medical/Dental, Profit Sharing, and Commission program.
About Kahn Media, Inc.
Kahn Media Inc. is one of the fastest growing PR/Marketing firms in the luxury lifestyle, outdoor, and automotive spaces thanks to a focus on working with the best brands, the most talented people, and fostering a highly-charged creative work environment. Kahn Media has also recently been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in the United States and by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as the #1 PR Agency in the Valley.
Our specialty is content marketing – being the bridge between the top transportation brands and their customers, creating fun engaging content and promoting the latest vehicles, products and events. We have an amazing in-house art department with talented photographers, videographers and designers. Our account executives specialize in working directly with the clients and the media by writing new product and news releases, stories for company blogs, newsletters, providing event coverage and working with the creative team on video scripts and print material.
We offer a competitive salary, paid healthcare, 401k with employer matching, profit-sharing bonus programs, a fun close-knit team work environment, paid v...acation and an additional paid week off between Christmas and New Years as well as a modified work schedule for longer weekends.