Public Relations Account Coordinator

Full-Time position 40 Hours per week + Benefits Compensation commensurate with experience

Fingerpaint Marketing

July 10, 2017

Do you dream about news? Are you savvy about social media strategy for businesses? Is influencing public opinion high on your daily to-do list? Do you LOVE to write? Then we want to hear from you!  Fingerpaint Scottsdale has an immediate opening for an account coordinator, which is an almost entry-level professional position, requiring a previous internship and 1-2 years of practical work experience in public relations, social media in a PR setting, or journalism.

Essential Duties: • Assist account team lead in daily client service • Assist in the development of appropriate strategies to meet client needs • Draft collateral and media materials, including press releases, media advisories, photo captions, blogs, social media content, video support stories, etc. • Monitor and analyze digital marketing results • Create compelling PowerPoint presentations • Develop and maintain media contact lists (print, television, online and radio) • Read and track print/broadcast/online stories and issues of importance to client • Assist in coordination of special events, possibly requiring weekend/night overtime • Represent agency professionally in all situations • Other duties as assigned

What it Takes:   • Excellent writing and communications skills • Proven organizational ability • Keen knowledge of tools commonly used in public relations (media management, social listening, video syndication, etc.) • An understanding of research methods and an inquisitive desire to deploy them • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with a teachable spirit and love of learning • Flexibility and deadline-driven disposition • Ability to think strategically, creatively and collaboratively • Excellent understanding of the digital marketplace

Know How: • Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or related field • 1-2 years of related experience, preferably in an agency setting • An understanding or interest in healthcare, real estate, hospitality or sustainability industries

Think you have what it takes? Please go to our website and apply today!