Account Executive

nstpr Nuffer, Smith, Tucker

Nuffer, Smith, Tucker is a leading San Diego public relations firm serving local, regional and national clients with strategic planning, marketing communications, branding, media relations, public affairs, design and digital services. Nuffer, Smith, Tucker is currently hiring for an account executive position to help lead strategic communications, partnership building, media relations and more.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop strategic communications plans
  • Develop positioning, branding and message platforms
  • Lead public relations and marketing communications activities, managing workloads with junior account team members to contribute at a team and individual level
  • Write and edit public relations plans, press releases, pitches, collateral material, video scripts, social media content and more
  • Strategize and secure partnerships with influencer groups such as trade associations
  • Evaluate and coordinate sponsorship opportunities and participation at key trade shows and events
  • Coordinate with public affairs team on outreach to elected officials and local government
  • Communicate with clients to provide counsel, deliver results, foster a positive relationship and manage expectations
  • Juggle competing deadlines and expertly manage time
  • Build consensus and foster collaboration for client initiatives
  • Oversee account budgets, completing monthly billing on-time
  • Manage outside vendors and contractors
  • Manage clients’ design and digital needs with NST’s in-house experts by developing creative briefs, and overseeing client feedback on creative and digital projects
  • Routinely staff off-site meetings
  • 10-20 percent travel within California

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations or related field
  • Minimum four years of experience
  • Proven track record of securing local, national and trade media coverage
  • Trade/industry association and business-to-business experience a plu
  • Solid understanding of social media and digital strategies
  • Excellent writing, communications and presentation skills

Your Future Team:

We’re a hard-working, fun-loving group at NST. We approach all client work strategically, creatively and with enthusiasm. When we find the ideal candidate, they usually join our team for the long run. If you’re the type of person who hates collaborating with coworkers, can’t stand beer-and-chips Fridays and detests award-winning work, then you might want to click right past this job listing. But if all that doesn’t sound half bad to you, then let’s talk.

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