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seeking: public relations account executive

Anat Gerstein, Inc., a full-service public relations firm serving the nonprofit sector, is seeking to fill a role at the account executive level (three to five years of experience). We are looking for a creative, high-energy, self-starter who has excellent oral and written communications skills and some experience with traditional and social media. Candidates must have a strong interest in social issues and follow New York City and national news.

Anat Gerstein, Inc. is a communications firm that supports a broad array of nonprofits in their work to benefit society. We help local and national nonprofits tell their stories and communicate with key audiences: donors and funders, elected officials, community members, and the general public. Our nonprofit clients assist people experiencing poverty, homelessness and mental health concerns; they provide education, arts programming, advocacy and civic engagement; and they support local businesses and communities. A full list of clients is available here.

salary range:

$55,000-70,000

responsibilities:
The account executive will work with colleagues to formulate and execute communications programs for a variety of clients. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Providing strategic communications guidance
  • Drafting press materials (e.g. press releases)
  • Managing press interviews and events
  • Developing stories and pitching reporters
  • Helping to maintain social media accounts
  • Drafting newsletters, op-eds, websites, and speeches
  • Drafting donor and participant communications

 

job qualifications:
Required:

  • Three to five years in communications (preferably public relations or journalism)
  • Creative, strategic thinker
  • Motivated, organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong multi-tasker who thrives on working under tight deadlines
  • Values diverse experiences
  • Strong familiarity with and interest in NYC news media
  • Experience with managing and building social media accounts
  • Fluency in more than one language preferred

While our firm is working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, typically staff work from our office in Long Island City and travel to clients’ offices and media events throughout the five boroughs.

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter that tells us about what it is about our work that has inspired you to apply for this position. Submit to yiming@anatgerstein.com

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