Thinking about a career in public relations? Do you have a passion for the travel, hospitality and wellness industries? Are you a confident self-starter with the drive to be a strong contributor to our start-up team in Los Angeles?
If so, the Los Angeles office of Hawkins International Public Relations is looking for an Account Coordinator.
Account Coordinators (ACs) are responsible for integral support of client teams. ACs must proactively respond to client requests, monitor media alerts and social media channels, and assist team members in executing PR plans.
Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
-Work collaboratively with account team members in our headquarters NYC office
-Formulate internal agendas and client meeting agendas
-Tracking, maintaining and securing clips
-Coordinating and attending client and media meetings
-Compiling and distributing monthly PR reports
-Proactive, reactive, and follow-up pitching as necessary
-Conducting proactive research for clients
-Updating and maintaining client press materials
-Build and update media lists and distribute press releases and pitches
-Coordinating travel arrangements
-Regularly researching trends and current events
-Providing administrative support- answering phones, mailing and packaging, and support at events
-Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field
-Some internship experience in public relations, ideally within a PR agency
-Knowledge of various social media tools and programs; a regular consumer of media daily; and, you demonstrate a passion for finding creative ways to tell stories
-Excellent writing and communications skills required
-Excellent computer skills
-A self-starter, able to work independently when necessary
-Dependable, resourceful and an enthusiastic team player
-Detail oriented, organized, and able juggle multiple priorities
We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, vision insurance, a generous time off program, and 401(k) to name a few. This is an immediate opening. Local candidates preferred. We do not offer relocation assistance for this position. Our office is located in West Hollywood.