Account Executive - Life Sciences - NJ/PA

Account Executive

A NJ based public relations firm specializing in serving the life sciences industry is looking for someone with around 3 or 4 years of experience in PR, preferably within the healthcare or life sciences industry.  Clients range from emerging publicly traded biotech and pharmaceutical companies to VC-funded startups and global organizations, including one of the world’s leading providers of executive education. 

We are seeking an account executive to assist in the day-to-day management of several client accounts. The ideal candidate:  is comfortable interacting with clients; possesses strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal; is proficient in digital/social media; has an interest in life sciences and media relations; and is able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities. A bachelor’s degree and prior public relations or communications experience is required. Please note that this is a work-remote position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Leading day-to-day client activities to ensure timely execution of deliverables
·         Preparing for and leading client calls and meetings
·         Interacting with target media on behalf of clients
·         Maintaining client progress trackers
·         Drafting client materials, including news releases, web site copy, fact sheets and award nominations
·         Assisting in the maintenance of clients’ and 6 Degrees’ social media properties (e.g., Twitter)
·         Compiling briefing documents for media interviews
·         Researching media outlets, industry conferences, corporate recognition opportunities and prospective clients
·         Coordinating the distribution of news releases

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