We’re looking for a motivated, hard-working, organized, team-oriented communicator who is interested in learning the full spectrum of marketing communications and brand reputation management. imre’s AAEs provide PR, marketing, communications and account management/workflow support.
As a member of a dynamic, integrated team, this AAE will have opportunities to gain experience in the business of marketing and public relations on behalf of a wide array of leading consumer brands focused in the automotive, durable goods and sports industries.
Principle Responsibilities & Duties:
Identify and pitch media story ideas that tie into the news of the day
Support development and management of timelines, reports and research materials
Develop media pitches that get editor/writer attention and motivate coverage for a strong roster of clients
Work directly with clients to develop content including news releases, stories for company blogs, fact sheets, newsletters and more
Utilize organizational skills to help the team manage all day-to-day activities
Monitor the media for coverage and client opportunities
Independently manage integrated projects across agency disciplines (strategy and insights, social, PR, research, creative) and cross-functional teams and offices (Los Angeles, New York and Baltimore)
Answer inquiries from the media, clients and the general public, which requires comprehensive knowledge of our business and our client partners’ businesses and industries
Assist in the planning and organization of client special events, media events and tradeshows
Participate in brainstorming and strategic planning sessions and exercises
Provide professional support to team with social media, digital and creative project management as well as audience and trend research – and is able to connect PR efforts to opportunities through paid social and creative campaigns
Represent agency in various professional settings or other associations deemed appropriate by supervisor according to the professional development plan
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
1-2 years agency and/or corporate marketing experience (knowledge of the automotive, mobility or transportation industry is ideal)
Exceptional oral and written communications skills, and knowledge of communications techniques and typical agency processes in order to coordinate successful campaigns and programs
Established media relations skills
The ability to work in a deadline-focused, multi-tasking environment where prioritization is critical to success
Natural ability to be manage all details, think creatively and innovatively and self-motivate
Strong problem solving and conceptual skills; to coordinate daily communications and project management activities; to prepare reports and analyses; to project trends and developments in the field through research and industry/audience immersion
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a variety of internal and external audiences, representing the agency and clients
The ability to serve as a brand ambassador for clients, ensuring all deliverables meet brand standards and guidelines
A thorough working knowledge of all major social media channels
Experience in AP style writing
Skilled in Cision, Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and Google Docs
Bachelor’s degree (Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or other related fields)
Prospective employees are subject to a writing test and encourage the submission of writing samples.
Reports to Group Account Director
Candidate will enjoy a culture centered upon work-life balance, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our benefits include reduced work hours on Fridays for the entire year, quarterly mind and body bonuses for health and wellness, sabbatical leaves and bonuses for longevity, in addition to 401K matching.
Normal office environment, where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise, or smoke.
imre is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, abilities and business needs. imre does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all terms and conditions of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.