Financial Services Public Relations-SAE/AS Level (San Diego, California)


Our client is a boutique financial/technology services PR agency (about 10 people). The Principal lived in New York, was very successful in financial PR (I met him back in 2006) but decided he longed for the Southern California lifestyle and moved there at the end of the last decade. His company is looking for a Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor with about 4-8 years experience. Ideally most of your experience is in financial services pr. Technology pr or professional services pr would work also as long as you have a very strong interest in financial services public relations. Must have knowledge of financial media and financial terminology related to publicly traded companies. Should have a proven track record of media results success on both a local and national level. This position is open due to growth. 

It’s a fun, creative atmosphere in the Little Italy area of San Diego with lots of bars and restaurants nearby. Some of the team has come from large companies but they all now work in an entrepreneurial, hands-on atmosphere with strong growth potential. Their office environment is a laid-back, fun setting but make no mistake, even though it is in San Diego they work hard and play hard! Expect a fast paced day and plenty of opportunity to shine and be rewarded for your hard work. About 10%-20% overnight travel.

Their ideal SAE/AS is a news and PR junkie, who loves the thrill of pitching top-tier business media, writing a timely blog post and managing client PR campaigns. Pitching the Wall Street Journal? No problem. Searching and networking for the next great speaking opportunity for a client? Of course! You live to see your clients featured in the spotlight. Work directly on a small team on public relations, digital marketing and social media campaigns for their diverse roster of clients across the nation. 

Job Duties

*Key day-to-day contact for client, project management of 5-7 key client accounts.
*Managing Account Executive/Account Coordinators/Interns and partnering with other team members on content creation and support of collateral materials and client events.
*Participate in day-to-day media monitoring of client and industry news.
*Creating press releases, fact sheets and various other press materials.
*Strategizing on public relations and marketing goals and objectives.
*Pitching/conversing with local, regional and national business media on behalf of their clients.
*Managing social media marketing strategy for new clients and knowledge to use Facebook, Twitter LinkedIn and YouTube.
*E-Marketing management, blog posts and landing page content creation.
*Utilizing social media platforms to promote client news/events updating/creating pages for clients, web content revisions for client web sites.
*Edit web site content, uploading videos, managing quality control of client work.

Compensation

Competitive salary based on commensurate experience, spot bonuses for performance, 401 (k) retirement plan with full company match (up to 4%) and annual company profit sharing contributions, health care stipend, generous PTO policy, free coffee/filtered water, direct deposit, mass-transit/biking incentives, company softball team, team outings to San Diego Padres games.

Relocation candidates are welcome to apply.

To be considered for this role, please email your resume and cover letter to:

Barry Piatoff
President
BAP EXECUTIVE SEARCH LLC
barry@bapsearch.com

Your information is confidential and will not be sent anywhere without your permission.

BAP EXECUTIVE SEARCH LLC specializes in placing public relations, communications, investor relations, marketing and social media professionals in mid- to senior level professionals at corporations, public relations firms and non-profits across all industries in full-time positions.

 

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