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Organisation: Touchdown PR USA (Austin, TX)

Open PositionsAccount Executive/Senior Account Executive

About the Organisation: Touchdown PR, a leading international B2B technology PR agency, is seeking a PR Account Coordinator/PR Account Executive to help grow its newly-formed U.S. HQ in Austin, Texas. Since its start in the UK in 2006, the Touchdown PR team has grown rapidly to include more than 50 PR professionals. Over the last year, the agency has expanded its operations in the U.S. to service several exciting and innovative enterprise technology companies. We need an energetic and professional communications candidate to help service those clients and grow the U.S. business even more. We offer career development and extensive training opportunities to all members of the team. Touchdown offers the opportunity to develop experience in the rapidly growing enterprise IT PR field and international communications, including a chance to work in the UK at the Touchdown PR worldwide HQ.

Job Description: In this role, you will be involved in campaigns for clients in the B2B/e-commerce/tech sector, from startups to established blue-chip firms. The role will cover every aspect of PR campaigns, from concept to execution. You will work closely with international colleagues on campaigns covering the U.S. Based out of our U.S. headquarters in Austin, TX, you will occasionally be required to travel across the U.S. to meet with clients.

With Touchdown PR, you can develop a solid B2B & technology PR background with excellent media relations skills. We need someone who is positive, creative and self-motivated with strong writing and presentation capabilities. As a proactive self-starter, you will be diligent and organised, and able to forge long-standing relationships with clients, media and colleagues. We believe in investing in our employees by offering extensive career development, hands-on training and performance rewards.

Candidate Qualities: Requirements/Job Duties

  • Media relations (trade, consumer and business media)
  • Analyst relations – working with key industry analysts and learning how to work with them for briefings, research and reports
  • Awards – Researching and finding opportunities to submit clients for consideration
  • Developing briefing materials to assist with media and analyst briefings
  • Social media (Facebook, Twitter updates, blogger relations, and more)
  • Media research (editorial calendars, speaking opportunities, media/analyst list development)
  • Writing (press releases, pitches, bylined articles, and more)
  • Interacting with and counseling clients
  • Scheduling and supporting phone and in-person briefings with media and analysts
  • Scheduling and managing client meetings, preparing materials and reports
  • Monitoring media for coverage of clients and competitors 

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism or Public Relations with internship experience
  • Special consideration will be given to those with experience working with B2B, high-tech and consumer clients
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving, dynamic, and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with multiple clients simultaneously
  • Fast learner with an inquisitive mind and eye for detail
  • Ability to take direction and work with limited supervision

How to Apply: Please send resume to careers@touchdownpr.com.

UK Careers 

Role: PR Account Executive, PR Senior Account Executive and PR Account Manager roles at Touchdown PR . (Farnham, Surrey)

Salary: Competitive salary and package

Job description: You will be involved in campaigns for clients in the B2B/e-commerce/tech sector, from startups to established blue-chip firms. The role will cover every aspect of PR campaigns, from concept to execution.  The remit is international and you will work closely with colleagues on campaigns covering the UK, France, Benelux and Germany.  Based out of our UK headquarters in Farnham, Surrey, you will occasionally be required to travel across Europe and the US to meet with clients. You will have a solid B2B & technology PR background with excellent media relations skills. You will be a positive, creative  and self motivated PR person with outstanding writing and presentation capabilities.  A proactive self-starter, you will be diligent and organised, and able to forge long-standing relationships with clients, media and colleagues. We believe in investing in our employees by offering extensive career development, hands on training and performance rewards.

How to apply: Email careers@touchdownpr.com or telephone +44(0)1252 717040