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PR Account Associate - Bospar

San Francisco, CA

Benefits and Perks:
Fully paid medical, dental and vision including dependents; monthly wellness stipend, phone and internet stipend; paid maternity/paternity leave; attention to work-life balance

Location: SF Bay Area preferred but will consider other locations

Work from Home: We’re an award-winning all virtual firm offering high teamwork and

Reports to:  Managers

Purpose of Role
Join our fast-growing and closely-knit organization as Account Associate - responsible for conducting a full range of account support activities – research, media monitoring, briefing documents, media lists, client agendas, meeting notes and reports - across a portfolio of 4-5 Bospar clients. We seek an enthusiastic self-starter with strong PR skills and a proven track record for a client facing position that works closely with team members to produce stellar client results - by producing day-to-day client deliverables and playing a key support role within the team. You’ll join a strong team of fellow associates to help our supervisors, managers and leadership team drive the continued success of our award-winning company. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
•    Provide client service administration support; attend meetings, handle scheduling and logistics
•    Research, compile and analyze client media coverage
•    Write, edit and proof-read material including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets and client correspondence
•    Demonstrate general knowledge of social media tools and provide social support to clients
•    Drive media list building
•    Conduct media outreach to secure stories on behalf of clients in online, print and broadcast media outlets
•    Participate in new business process, including research and proposal preparation

Scope of role
Full account and some social media support for 4-5 clients, select new business support, participation on an agency task force

Key Relationships
Internal – account teams as primary but close relationships across all areas of the firm, including with the content and social groups, and with management
External – client contact team, journalists, media professionals  

Skills, Experience and Qualifications
•    A minimum of one year’s experience as an Account Associate, Coordinator or similar role
•    Bachelor’s Degree in PR, Communications, Marketing, English or related field
•    Knowledge of social media
•    Knowledge of PR software such as Cision and Meltwater
•    Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
•    Ability to take responsibility for projects and to see them through to completion
•    A problem solver

About the employer:  
Bospar is one of the absolute hottest new firms – and an all virtual one – a close-knit team based throughout the U.S. that represents stellar clients in the most exciting areas of technology. We recently won PR Week’s Best 2018 Boutique PR Firm. The pace is fast, the demands are great and the rewards are huge. We get personal time together at client meetings and staff gatherings - and the rest of the time we make tech PR history together right from our home laptops. You'll be amazed at how happy and successful you can be when all your attention is focused on clients and professional growth!

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