Career Opportunity: SSPR
Posted on February 19, 2015
SSPR, a public relations agency in Colorado Springs, CO, is hiring an Account Executive. More information listed below:
Colorado Springs, CO
SSPR is a full service public relations firm with offices in San Francisco, Colorado Springs, Chicago, Northfield, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and Boston. Founded in 1978, we have built a reputation for excelling at the toughest part of PR: getting ink for our clients.
When a company wants to take its story to the public, SSPR is the place to start. Our deep knowledge of media and public relations, strong editorial contacts and “nose for news” has produced an unsurpassed record of securing coverage for our clients.
Over the years, SSPR has expanded its focus for general business clients and franchisers, including consumer goods, tech companies and dot-coms of all kinds. Our first technology clients came on board in the 1980s, giving us exceptionally long experience in tech industries. From our inception as a two-person operation with $2,500 in capital, SSPR has grown to serve thousands of clients around the world.
SSPR has established a strategic communications track record that we believe is second to none. All SSPR staff members are skilled in every facet of strategic public relations and marketing communications including: strategy, positioning and messaging; tactical media and analyst execution; collateral materials development, event management and financial communications.
Our Colorado Springs office is currently seeking outgoing, articulate individuals who are well-organized to fill an Account Executive position. SSPR provides hands-on experience in public/media relations for technology, Internet and consumer electronics companies. Ideal candidates would have over two years experience in media relations and its role in the product cycle; pitching clients to the media for print, TV and radio exposure; task management (ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, organize/prioritize); account management/relationship building; enhanced communication skills; event planning and general administrative skills.
Individual must have solid writing skills and understand different writing styles for various communication channels. Understanding of Mac operating systems is useful.
This person needs to be energetic and a fast learner with a sense of humor. Flexibility is a must as the person in this position must be capable of shifting gears quickly to carry out assignments in a sometimes high-stress environment.
Time and resources management is a must to successfully take assignments from start to finish. The account executive should be someone who is a self-starter, but at the same time, does not hesitate to ask questions or seek help if they need it. Strong interpersonal skills are very important to assure prompt, adequate and personable communications with clients, as well as other staff to provide necessary updates on the status of their work.
Are you up for the challenge? Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Please remember this is a job posting and not an internship posting. Only full-time available applicants should apply!