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PR Account Executives serve as a liaison between an organization and its publics. Their duties include delivering news items, writing press releases, handling product placements, networking with clients and media, and organizing events, among many others. Typical resume samples for PR Account Executives highlight excellent communication and writing skills, networking abilities, time management, creativity, the ability to work under pressure, and computer competencies. Based on our collection of example resumes, a degree in communication or public relation is common experience for most candidates.

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Advertising and PR Account Executive

Managed multiple client accounts

  • Collaborated with clients from concept to production and launch of nationwide print, radio, TV, Web, and social-media campaigns that routinely exceeded client expectations
  • Successfully managed all aspects of PR campaigns including writing of press releasing and uniquely marketing to local outlets
  • Responsible for media buying - researched, negotiated and bought media: print, radio, television, and internet
  • Developed creative advertising campaigns with creative directors, wrote and posted blogs, created branded communications for clients
  • Performed analyses of lead tracking and reporting to increase name/brand recognition
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
2

PR Account Executive, Corporate Communications

Developed firm-wide internal communications and press releases regarding client developments, promotions and key events.

  • Supervised distribution of external and internal communications.
  • Coordinated special events and meetings, including agency-wide event with 1200+ attendees.
  • Managed and maintained client and media contact database.
  • Coordinated allotment and disbursement of funds for the Young & Rubicam Foundation.
  • Selected and submitted breaking agency work for press placement.
  • Functioned as office manager while simultaneously handling the above responsibilities.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Magna
3

PR Account Executive

  • Conducted interviews with clients to collect quotes and information for press releases and newsletters
  • Drafted speech for 100 Black Men of Atlanta CEO John T. Grant
  • Formed talking points for Jazz Musician Anthony David
  • Wrote press releases, created media kits, edited public documents and corresponded with local media
  • Created three radio advertisements tailored and broadcast to audiences on WHTA FM 107.9, WJZZ 7.5 and WAMJ-FM 102.5
  • Wrote stories for 100 Voices, the 100 Black Men of Atlanta newsletter
  • Developed presentation materials and proposal letters for client acquisition
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Public Relations
4

PR Account Executive

[company name] is a full service advertising, public relations and interactive agency with a diverse clientele ranging from pro sports teams to consumer retail companies to B2B. Functioned as the daily client contact for consumer and business accounts including: InFocus, Discount Tire Company, Flowers Foods, Massage Envy, Pert Plus, Sure deodorant, and Phiten USA.

  • Strategized and implemented annual public relations plans and product launch campaigns using traditional media relations, social media initiatives and events
  • Pitched and secured local and national print, online and broadcast media coverage including TIME Magazine, MSN Money, Wall Street Journal, Arizona Republic, Phoenix Business Journal and FOX & Friends, FOX 10 and Arizona Bride Magazine
  • Initiated, developed and managed the Facebook campaign for Massage Envy's Massage for the Cure 2009 national event, garnered over 11,000 fans in under 3 months
  • Drafted media advisories, press releases, and byline articles on various consumer retail, technical and financial subjects
  • Developed and managed the NASCAR radio promotions campaign for Discount Tire; worked with radio stations in spot markets promoting the brand, driver and safety messages
  • Mentored and managed public relations interns by delegating tactical activities and research while teaching practical PR applications
  • Managed numerous consumer and technology product launches, strategically coordinated media opportunities at national events and trade shows
  • Leveraged strong project, vendor, and process management skills to elevate Phiten products among celebrities during the ESPY awards
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Public Communications
5

PR Account Executive

  • Provided direct services to 52 McDonald's owner/operators at 220+ restaurants in three markets
  • Developed and implemented PR programs and activities
  • Oversaw $40,000 annually in McDonald's educational grants for teachers
  • Managed $26,000 annually in McDonald's crew member scholarships, including application and interview process
  • Created/maintained media lists and databases, wrote news releases and alerts, and pitched/secured media placements
  • Managed Ronald McDonald mascot program
  • Edited and wrote McDonald's monthly crew newsletter
  • Presented PR program developments to 75 key McDonald's clients at regional co-op meetings
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
English Literature
Graphic Communications Coursework
6

PR Account Executive/marketing Coordinator

Managed accounts fulfilling all marketing communication needs

  • Developed and designed newsletters, budget brochures, flyers (using Quark)
  • Provided content for company web site
  • Directly assisted CEO on new business development; developed proposals in response to RFPs
  • Gathered newsworthy events/stories and pitched to local media; covered events (i.e. reporting, photography, interviews)
  • Authored and disseminated press releases; tracked relevant press clips and assembled into client press kits
  • Strengthened and developed media contacts
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Professional Studies
BA
English / Psychology
MBA
Marketing
7

PR Account Executive

Responsible for planning and executing PR campaigns for 10 global companies

  • Developed and manage projects, including concept proposals, implementation plan, evaluation mechanism, budget and timeline
  • Efficiently and effectively planed and managed events (e.g. press conferences, media tours, analysis meetings, advocate briefings, product launch, etc.)
  • Prepared media monitoring and clipping reports
  • Managed suppliers & sub-contractors
  • Be responsible for developing relationship and working with media community
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
International Relations
MA
Business Administration
8

Assistant PR Account Executive

Assisted account executives and account managers with research and implementation of public relations, media relations, advertising, event planning, and strategic marketing campaigns for 15 accounts consisting of, medium to large-sized, for profit and non-profit organizations.

  • Coordinated and aided in product analysis, branding and communications initiatives, market research, and designed innovative marketing materials.
  • Established local and national media relationships, monitored client press coverage metrics, coordinated press conferences, and ensured team leaders were abreast of all client press coverage and activities.
  • Worked with account executives in developing a crisis management plan for a large non-profit organization with half-a-dozen subsidiaries.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication
9

PR Account Executive

Worked with clients to develop Public Relations strategies and manages day-to-day activities
necessary to ensure completion of communication initiatives

  • Planned for events, monitor local events to update clients, and search for possible CSR
  • Created PR action plan, write press releases, and follow up with journalists.
  • Clients: Fairmont Clock Tower, LG, P&G, Hilton, Volkswagen, IBM, Armani Exchange.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Freelance PR Account Executive

Successful internship led to full-time job offer.

  • Represented a variety of accounts, from sports and leisure to healthcare and engineering.
  • Managed projects independently from start to finish, with a high level of detail and to deadline.
  • Researched, wrote, edited, and distributed high-quality press releases, newsletters, web copy and articles, securing regular coverage.
  • Tracked coverage and researched PR opportunities.
  • Contributed creative ideas to PR brainstorms and social media campaigns.
  • Dealt directly and professionally with clients and the media.
  • Supervised interns and junior staff.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication
English Literature

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