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Job Number: 2168219

We are seeking a Senior Account Executive that can assist the team with press releases and pitch writing, media outreach, client management, scheduling, and developing internal and external communications processes for multiple clients in the alternative wellness sector.

This role is 100% remote, with preference to candidates working east coast hours

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Support strategy sessions and assist with PR architecture development

· Support our writing workshop team to develop fresh press releases, pitches, and editorial content for clients' programs

· Work with senior staff to gain an understanding of account financials and staff utilization

· Serve as a point of contact across appointed accounts

· Take an active role in client update calls and meeting notes

· Work with teams to ensure maintenance of internal and client-facing reporting

· Participate in media strategy development across accounts

· Identify opportunities for proactive and reactive pitching

· Strengthen relationships with existing contacts and build connections with new reporters across top-tier print, online and broadcast outlets

· Master media outreach among trades and regional print, broadcast and online outlets

· Write newsworthy email and phone pitches

QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or related area

· 4-6 years of direct public relations experience or related areas

· Experience pitching national and international media

· Strong writing, editing and communication skills

· Proficiency in Google Drive and Google Applications

· Proficiency in PR software such as Meltwater or MuckRack (preferred)


About Higher Growth Search:

If you are looking for a cannabis job, Higher Growth Search can help you find the right opportunity to grow your career at no cost to you. Our cannabis recruiters grew up in cannabis culture and know the business from the ground up. And because we're a highly trusted, in-the-know business partner to cannabis companies of all sizes, we know which organizations are hiring and which will be the right fit for you.

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