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Account Executive, Food & Beverage

Berk Communications, recently named a finalist for 2020 Outstanding Small Agency of the Year by PRWeek, has an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive in our growing food & beverage practice. We are seeking someone with relevant agency experience across the food & beverage category including consumer brands, restaurants and liquor brands. This role will require creative ideation, attention to detail, great writing skills and a proven track record of generating consistent and high-impact earned media coverage in both traditional and non-traditional media outlets.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Proactive media relations – pitching traditional and online media, developing relationships and uncovering new outlets  

  • Drafting press materials 

  • Creating and updating media reports  

  • Maintaining updated grids with deadlines  

  • Staying current with new media trends and incorporating as appropriate 

  • Serve as a key day-to-day client contact 

  • Manage multiple projects from concept to completion on time and within budget 

  • Proactively generate new ideas and opportunities to ensure client program success 

  • Maintain relationships with media and secure pro-active publicity for clients 

  • Manage development of press materials 

  • Moderate media interviews; assist with media training for clients; initiate implementation of media events such as press conferences, briefings and media tours 

  • Instruct entry-level staff in the areas of media relations and writing/document creation 

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 2-4 years of public relations experience (agency experience preferred) 

  • Strong media relations skills and established network of contacts 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

  • Can work independently and within a team 

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Account Executive, Food & Beverage

This role will require creative ideation, attention to detail, great writing skills and a proven track record of generating consistent and high-impact earned media coverage in both traditional and non-traditional media outlets.

 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Proactive media relations – pitching traditional and online media, developing relationships and uncovering new outlets  

  • Drafting press materials 

  • Creating and updating media reports  

  • Maintaining updated grids with deadlines  

  • Staying current with new media trends and incorporating as appropriate 

  • Serve as a key day-to-day client contact 

  • Manage multiple projects from concept to completion on time and within budget 

  • Proactively generate new ideas and opportunities to ensure client program success 

  • Maintain relationships with media and secure pro-active publicity for clients 

  • Manage development of press materials 

  • Moderate media interviews; assist with media training for clients; initiate implementation of media events such as press conferences, briefings and media tours 

  • Instruct entry-level staff in the areas of media relations and writing/document creation 

 Education and Experience Requirements

  • 2-4 years of public relations experience (agency experience preferred) 

  • Strong media relations skills and established network of contacts 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

  • Can work independently and within a team 

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