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    Account Executive to Account Manager Positions at Spotlight Marketing Communications (Orange County, CA)

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    Spotlight Marketing Communications seeks a talented account executive, senior account executive and/or account manager to join our thriving firm based in Orange County, California. We seek candidates with professional content development skills, excellent media relations and pitching, writing, and program management experience. One or more new team members will be hired — title and compensation will be determined by the experience and skill level of successful candidates.

    Spotlight is the nation’s premier integrated marketing and public relations firm specializing in the alternative investment industry (primarily investment securities tied to commercial real estate). As such, prior experience in the investment arena, financial services or other sophisticated business segments is highly valued (but not required). Most valued among prospective team members is excellent work ethic, attitude, and (above all) talent.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Lead the development and execution of comprehensive PR and marketing strategies to meet client needs
    • Develop/cultivate relationships with client contacts and external audiences.
    • Ongoing client communication and account management
    • Maintains contact with media and outside vendors, as assigned
    • Conduct ongoing media relations, including daily outreach – plus nurturing existing media/influencer relationships
    • Draft written materials including compelling pitches, news releases, product one-sheets, Q&As and more (for a trade or consumer media audience)
    • Develop and refine media contact lists
    • Execute comprehensive PR plans developed by the agency
    • Conduct research and prepare background materials for PR planning purposes
    • Assist with planning and execution of media/blogger events, trade shows and press tours
    • Develop content for various PR and marketing needs
    • Accurate tracking and logging of billable time and budget management

    Requirements

    • 3-6+ years of related agency or in-house professional PR/marketing communications experience
    • Experience working in financial services, investments and related arenas is highly desired. Applicants with strong experience in other client practice specialty areas in other industries will also be considered.
    • Comprehensive experience in and understanding of public relations, media relations and integrated marketing communication campaigns.
    • Ability to think creatively.
    • Ability to plan strategically and globally.
    • Strong oral, writing, and editing skills.
    • Skill at developing/delivering presentations for clients and prospective clients.
    • Superb interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to budget programs and manage client finances.
    • Availability to travel as needed to off-site meetings.

    If you believe this description fits you and you are looking for a position with growth opportunity in a thriving agency, please send your resume and writing samples to info@spotlightmarcom.com along with a cover letter explaining why you think you are the right candidate for the position and desired salary.

    Company: Spotlight Marketing Communications
    Location: Orange County, Ca.

    Application Instructions:
    To apply for this job email your resume to info@spotlightmarcom.com