Careers at Crosswind

Crosswind Media & Public Relations is seeking to hire an Account Executive to join our dedicated team in Austin, Texas. We are a leading regional communications marketing firm with deep Texas, national and international experience. We retune brands and reputations to broaden public awareness, and reframe national and international narratives to deeply engage with core customers and influential media and decision-makers in business, government and non-profits. We offer current-day technology, insightful research, senior counsel, media relationships (PR), and measurable results and strategic communications across Texas and throughout the world.

Responsibilities

·     Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs, for opportunities for clients;

·     Working as part of an account team to support client proposals and execute PR activity;

·     Managing daily client interactions

·     Preparing regular account service reports and attending client meetings

·     Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media

·     Researching, writing and placing by-lined articles for clients

·     Developing content calendars for clients

·     Managing all social media platforms for Crosswind and clients

·     Promoting news stories and features to the media

·     Collating, analyzing and evaluating media coverage

·     Event management, including press conferences and promotional events

·     Attending and promoting client events to the media

·     Conducting market research for clients

·     Undertaking research for new business proposals

Requirements

·     Self-starter and ability to work under pressure

·     Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·     Professional drive and superb organizational skills

·     Efficiency at MS Office and basic knowledge of Creative Cloud applications

·     Passion for the PR industry and its best practices

·     BS or Masters from a university/college in Communications or a related field

·     Preferably 2+ years experience

Submittal

To apply, please submit a current resume, three writing samples and any social media or other creative portfolio to our Hiring Manager at xwindleaders@crosswindpr.com

Our Location

506 W 12th st Austin, TX 78701
512.537.1414