Job Title Public Relations Account Executive – Consumer
Category Public Relations
Location Boston or Newburyport, MA
Contact Person Chris Keller
Contact Email ckeller@matternow.com
Website Address
Company Matter Communications
Description:

Matter Communications (www.matternow.com) is an independent and thriving integrated PR/social media/creative firm focused on what matters most: our people, our clients and our results. From fast growth startups to established brands, we work with clients across diverse technology and consumer industries. We immerse ourselves in all things PR so that we can deliver smart and insightful counsel to clients, along with the program execution, that generates results. We've built and nurtured a team-oriented and creative environment because we know that when we tap into our collective brainpower we come up with inspired solutions for our clients and because it makes for a happy place to work. While we're serious about what we do, we try not to take ourselves too seriously. We’re proud to say we’ve won a number of awards as a Top Place to Work and as a Top Agency in the US.

At 100+ employees and continuing to grow, Matter is one of the largest and most successful PR/social media firms in the Boston area.  The Account Executive will play an integral role in telling our consumer-focused clients’ stories through traditional and social media channels and can be based in either our downtown Boston office or Newburyport, MA headquarters.  Here’s the mix of what you’ll be doing day to day:

·         Media relations (trade, consumer and business media)

·         Social media (Facebook, Twitter updates, blogger relations, and more)

·         Media research (editorial calendars, speaking opportunities, media/analyst list development)

·         Industry analyst outreach

·         Writing (press releases, pitches, bylined articles, and more)

·         Interacting with and counseling clients

·         Mentoring junior team members

·         Acting as a brand ambassador for Matter, actively participating in networking opportunities to raise the agency’s visibility in the Boulder/Denver area.

Along with creativity, drive and self-motivation, your previous experience and attributes will include:

·         Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant business experience

·         3+ years of post-college PR agency experience working with consumer, professional services and b2b tech clients

·         Outstanding written and verbal communication skills Ability to work in a fast-moving, dynamic and team-oriented environment

·         Ability to work with multiple clients simultaneously

·         Fast learner with an inquisitive mind and eye for detail