Senior Account Executive at SPM Communications

SPM Communications Published: January 7, 2018
Location
Downtown Dallas
Job Type
Category

Description

Downtown Dallas-based PR agency seeks strategic, driven and creative senior account executive. SPM Communications serves major food, restaurant and retail brands and follows a no-jerk policy as part of its unique agency culture.

Candidate will be part of a cohesive and creative account team and will have frequent opportunity for client and agency leadership. Work will include media relations; writing; account organization and management in conjunction with team; PR strategy and planning; industry research; and social media analysis and recommendations.

Candidate will assist in the development and execution of client PR plans, will have exposure to editorial and crisis communications training and is encouraged to bring new ideas to the agency and its clients. Candidate will have supervisory roles on account teams, overseeing assistant account/account executives and interns.

The requirements to be an SAE at SPM Communications are:

  • Previous PR agency experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or a related field from a four-year accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of four years PR experience and social media experience.
  • Past agency experience and background in retail, restaurant or food PR is preferred.
  • Candidate should be well-versed in AP style and familiar with PR measurement and research tools, including Cision.

Please send resume and two writing samples to Mary Kate Jeffries at marykate@spmcommunications.com.

About SPM

SPM offers a creative environment in which every voice has the opportunity to be heard. As professionals who value good work (but not office politics) we have an all-hands-on deck mentality that offers everyone – from intern on up – the chance to make an impact on client campaigns as well as career development, skills enhancement and professional fulfillment.

Office life: We work hard and we spend a good chunk of our time in the office, and at SPM, we think it should be fun. For us, that means bringing our dogs to work, maintaining a friendly, casual office vibe and knocking off early on Friday. And our no-jerks policy means we foster an atmosphere of creativity, collaboration and mutual respect among leaders, team members and clients. Life’s too short to work with jerks!

Brands you love: We are passionate at our brands and we are their biggest advocates. It’s hard not to be when our clients include beloved, iconic brands whose stories we enjoy telling. Our consumer-facing clients include iconic restaurant, retail, consumer packaged goods and lifestyle clients that you may already be a big fan of.

Corporate-style benefits: While our dress code is on the casual creative side, our benefits are seriously buttoned up. We offer outstanding health, vision and dental, a 401K with a company match, parking and phone allowances and a killer corporate discount program to save you money on everything from cell phones to restaurants to cars.

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