W2 Communications Seeks PR Pros with Technology Industry Experience

Location
McLean, Virginia
Salary
Salary contingent on experience
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Oct 25, 2017
Hours
Full Time

W2 Communications, a strategic communications firm specializing in aggressive awareness and credibility campaigns for technology companies, is hiring results-driven, creative Account Executives. Successful candidates are proactive, media savvy, excellent writers and can execute day-to-day strategic PR activities across multiple accounts. The right applicants should also have experience working within and managing account teams/activities.

This position plays an integral role in public/media relations, corporate communications and content creation for our company and clients. 

 Responsibilities include:

  • Execute day-to-day strategic PR activities across multiple accounts
  • Multi-task across several account teams and work closely on with team members to achieve results
  • Connect with media outlets and journalists to place client stories and thought-leadership pieces as well as manage press interviews with clients
  • Collaborate with team members, client SMEs and executives to craft press releases, thought leadership columns, briefs, etc.
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of speaking, awards, editorial calendars and more to ensure clients are receiving the most relevant opportunities to reach their core audience and increase brand/product/service awareness
  • Serve as a key ‘copy editor’ across accounts, ensuring accuracy of all work
  • Attend local PR and technology events on a regular basis

 

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience.
  • Past experience (2-5 years) in public relations, corporate communications.
  • Experience crafting, pitching and placing stories and content in external publications/outlets
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately (both independently and with a team) in a fast-paced environment, while exhibiting patience, diplomacy and maintaining a sense of humor
  • Detail-orientated
  • Be proactive, look for opportunities for  clients and W2 Communications
  • Travel for this position is minimal,but opportunities do arise

We foster a fun and collaborative environment that values people and their ideas, creates a place for your thoughts to be heard and offers a career path that supports professional development, formalized mentorship and promotes growth from within. W2 communications offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, financial incentives, reward and recognition programs and a culture that builds a great team environment, respectful of your life outside the office.

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