28 July, 2020Print
Junior Account Executive for Shore Fire Media
ABOUT THE ROLE
Shore Fire Media is looking for a sharp and ambitious junior account executive to join our team of publicists. We’re looking for someone with an in-depth knowledge of the pop culture, music industry, and media worlds, and who has the ability to handle a multi-faceted client roster that will include some or all of the following: corporate business and technology accounts, content creators and pop culture figures, authors, comedians, non-profits, as well as musicians. Position will be Nashville or NYC based (candidate must be in one of these cities at the time that in-person company operations resume).
ABOUT SHORE FIRE MEDIA
Shore Fire is a thriving 25+ person company with offices in Brooklyn, Nashville, and Los Angeles. We represent artists, culture makers, and business executives at the top of their fields. Shore Fire has represented recipients of Pulitzer Prizes, Academy Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, Emmy Awards, Tony Awards, Golden Globe Awards and the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Our artists consistently top bestseller lists and receive major awards, including more than 100 GRAMMY wins.
Our company culture is focused on learning by doing and we have a strong history of promoting staff from within. Multiple current staff began at Shore Fire as interns or entry level employees.
WHAT YOU HAVE
•At least one - two years of previous PR experience
•Positive, can-do attitude
•Strong time management skills
•Detail-oriented, highly organized and able to coordinate multiple work streams under tight-deadline pressure (attention to detail is crucial, even for mundane tasks)
•Ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced setting
•Strong writing and communication skills
•Ability to understand and anticipate industry trends that will inform day-to-day functions
•Ability to take initiative and problem solve
•Tenacity and love a good challenge
•Working knowledge of theatre, comedy, sports, technology, and business is a plus
•Prior knowledge of how the print, television and online news media work and how to generate press
WHAT YOU’LL DO
•Work closely with our publicity teams to help us shape and build out engaging angles, narratives and opportunities around our clients. Note: several clients for this role will be non-music clients.
•Participate in campaign brainstorms and strategy sessions.
•Draft press notes, press releases, pitch letters, media alerts, talking points, boilerplates, etc.
•Assist with compiling campaign reports and press clippings.
•Pitch interviews and stories for clients.
•Schedule, set-up and facilitate in-person, virtual, and/or phone interviews, conferences and artist appearances with media partners. Oversee logistics of appearances, interviews, showcases, album releases parties and events.
•Coordinate client activities and press schedules with teams
•Maintain client schedules.
•Keep track of all online client activity - monitor social media, websites, and other pages daily
HOW TO APPLY
Please include resume, cover letter, 2 -3 writing samples (links to published materials, such as articles, blog posts, marketing copy, etc) to email@example.com. Salary based on experience. This position is full-time and includes benefits.
Shore Fire is devoted to being an equal opportunity workplace and committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race, ancestry, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability.