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Public Relations Assistant Account Executive, Food

Company: bread & Butter PR
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho we are:bread & Butter is a full-service communications agency with a fondness for all things food, drink and travel. We are a collaborative group of dreamers and do-ers. We combine intimate local knowledge with an extensive national network to craft clever and multidisciplinary communications campaigns tailored to our clients' needs. We only partner with inventive businesses that inspire us and continually challenge us to think big, but act small.Why bread & Butter:We are Southerners at heart, always saying, "Please" and "Thank You," and hustlers by trade. We believe everyone deserves a seat at the table and practice what we preach to ensure the spirit of hospitality runs through everything we do. We're not a company that wastes time—not yours, not ours. We are not too busy to talk, come by or think of new ways to increase long-term brand awareness. For us, there is little difference between work and pleasure because our work is our pleasure.We're Looking at You!An Assistant Account Executive with bread & Butter is a whiz kid, go getter, and many-hat wearer and you're ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work. You can't get enough of being around restaurants, wine, food products, destinations or hotels and most likely have been a waiter, front desk clerk, line cook or oenophile in a past life. You are the account dynamo, helping meet client goals by building media relationships, crafting strong pitches and consistently offering creative and on-point deliverables. A proverbial eager beaver, you meet or beat deadlines, stay ahead of trends and always look for a new way to skin a cat. You like to go big – because going home isn't an option. You're learning to be a problem solver and you value the relationships you're building with media and industry friends. An AAE for bread & Butter is thoughtful, creative, a strong writer, possess an almost obsessive attention to detail and is the first to get in the mix when helping means the chance to learn more. Available Opportunity:An Assistant Account Executive for bread & Butter is responsible for assisting with day-to-day duties and responsibilities of assisting with a public relations campaign. Assistant Account Executives will work with Senior/Account Executives in an administrative capacity and may be called upon to serve as representatives of the company and as liaisons between the company and the client. Assistant Account Executives report to the Senior Account Executive and/or Account Supervisor. Here's What We Need:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or previous internship experience in hospitality and/or travel PR, preferably with agency vs. in-house
  • Possesses and knows how to build strong relationships with high-level local, regional and national online, print and broadcast media contacts important to clients.
  • A desire to learn and help our teams grow. How can we be better?
  • Appreciates the art of dotting I's and crossing T's. The devil is in the details.
  • Media junkie - there's no such thing as reading/watching too much. Bonus points for pop culture acumen.
  • Showcases professionalism, punctuality and problem solving while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Has the desire to dig deep into client goals to help secure meaningful and impactful press placements that drive business and make b&B invaluable to our clients and to media.
  • Loves to write, crafting tailored, effective media plans and pitches that are creative, thoughtful and help move clients toward their goals.
  • Be a resource for clients, joining the team on calls, in meetings and learning how to listen to your gut to stay on track.
  • Love of a fast-paced environment and the satisfaction of a busy yet productive day.
  • Flexibility and a desire for endless possibilities. b&B is a dynamic, ever-evolving company that sees every color beyond black and white.
  • Passion for networking, relationship building, helping with new business pitches, proposals and a general desire to win!
  • Excitement for growth, new ideas, new ways of doing things and a place you're excited to call home. Say yes!Benefits of Having Our Cake & Eating it Too
    • We offer unlimited vacation, up to 12 weeks of maternity leave, family planning and personal leave, hybrid work schedule, Endless Summer Fridays and time off for important events like birthdays and parent-teacher conferences.
    • We offer 401K, new business bonuses and a generous employee referral program.
    • We love celebrating, whether it's Wine Wednesday or just Tuesday. We always enjoy an excuse to raise a glass.
    • Learning something new is our jam. We try to say, "Yes!" and we'll figure it out. We offer extensive training, opportunities to expand your skill set and the ability to work in any office across the country.
    • We want you to be healthy – mentally, spiritually and physically. We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as the flexibility that comes with being a "little big" company.Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000 annually, based on a 40-hour work week. Powered by JazzHRVnOou21mhr

Keywords: bread & Butter PR, New Orleans , Public Relations Assistant Account Executive, Food, Advertising , New Orleans, Louisiana

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