Job Title Account Coordinator- John Guilfoil Public Relations
Category Public Relations
Location Georgetown, MA
Contact Person Jessica Sacco
Contact Email jessica@jgpr.net
Website Address http://www.jgpr.net
Company John Guilfoil Public Relations
Description:
Job description: John Guilfoil Public Relations (JGPR) is looking for a talented account coordinator to support account executives in the timely delivery of content and completion of projects for our roster of clients, especially in the sectors of education and public health services.

The account coordinator will work with JGPR’s clients, including but not limited to, schools, city/town leaders, public health directors, and police and fire departments. This is a writing-intensive job, and an ideal candidate will be able to craft press releases, feature stories, blog entries, and social media posts on deadline without the need for extensive editing and re-writing. The candidate should also be able to write talking points, speeches and marketing language on demand.

There is a heavy focus on the ability to write high-quality news items for schools and public health agencies in this position, and an interest in these categories is helpful.
Responsibilities:

Write and copyedit press releases
Create and distribute press releases, media relations content, case studies, executive bios, client newsletter content, social media content, talking points and speaking proposals
Research and clip media coverage and industry trends
Actively seek to bring new clients/business opportunities into the company
Attend meetings and events
Pitch and coordinate coverage of events
Must be available for on-call work, including nights, weekends and holidays
Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, English or communications preferred. Others, including degrees in education, will be considered.

At least three years working at a newspaper, magazine, or related publication covering schools and municipal government.

Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Knowledge of Associated Press Style. Candidates will be required to take a writing test.

Knowledge of WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Sacco at jessica@jgpr.net