Account Coordinator job – Leverage PR – Austin, TX

Account Coordinator

Leverage PR

Austin, TX 78759

Leverage PR (http://www.leverage-pr.com) works with financial innovators, investment professionals and technology leaders around the world. We are looking to hire an aspiring PR maven to assist in the day-to-day execution of client workflow as an Account Coordinator for our boutique firm.

An individual in this entry-level position at Leverage PR plays a key supporting role through research, writing and administrative functions for our clients and firm. As an emerging PR professional, the Account Coordinator is responsible for project execution and daily client service, handling routine media relations activities including the collection and tracking of results.

Essential duties include:

  • Researching reporters and building media lists (through databases and online research)
  • Researching and creating editorial calendars
  • Compiling market research and industry data sheets
  • Identifying speaking engagements and awards for clients
  • Distributing pitches and performing media follow-up to secure placements
  • Coordinating media interview logistics
  • Drafting interview briefing documents for clients
  • Participating in and documenting client conference calls
  • Monitoring and logging client media hits
  • Compiling daily news round ups

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, public relations, communications or marketing
  • Prior internship experience with a PR agency
  • High attention to detail and strong work ethic
  • Fearless when it comes to talking to reporters on the phone
  • An interest and aptitude for finance, fintech and B2B software and tech companies is a plus

The right candidate will enjoy career growth in a friendly, entrepreneurial, non-corporate environment in our Austin office. While we work hard and expect results, our team also enjoys perks such as work-from-home-Fridays!

Benefits include paid vacation, birthday PTO, holiday and performance bonuses, subsidized insurance benefits – medical, dental, vision, and life – and a management team that truly cares about your professional development.

If you think you’re ready for a career at Leverage PR, please send us a tailored cover letter along with your resume (please be specific as to why you’re a great fit for our team—we want to see your best pitch and research skills!).

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