The Pinkston Group

Careers at the Pinkston Group

Posted Dec 14, 2018

Entry level account position

The Pinkston Group is seeking to fill an entry level account position to assist in executing media strategies for corporate, non-profit, and/or political clients. This position will report to Senior Account Executives and Pinkston Group partners to support implementation of public relations campaigns.

This position will work out of our Alexandria, VA office.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to resumes@pinkstongroup.com with “Entry Level Position” in the subject line. Your cover letter will be viewed as your first writing sample. No calls, please.

Responsibilties and Duties

The primary responsibility of this role is to support implementation of public relations campaigns by conducting media outreach and developing social media campaigns to earn placements in print, online and broadcast outlets.

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate has experience pitching the media and executing other PR and communications-related duties. Other related experience such as sales, door-to-door campaigns, GOTV calling, and/or a good understanding of how social media channels work is a plus. Applicants should be comfortable working with and pitching conservative-leaning organizations and causes. Strong writing skills are valued.

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • Undergraduate degree in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or related field;
  • Ability to balance multiple, diverse clients and work within tight time frames;
  • Ability to work well in a small team of public relations professionals;
  • Personable nature that will come across over the phone to help create and strengthen media relationships; and
  • Drive to “close the deal” and deliver results for clients.

The Pinkston Group strives to foster a collaborative work environment. Sales-minded, results-driven individuals who are excited to contribute and grow while representing a diverse client base do well here.

Benefits

The Pinkston Group offers a fun and rewarding work environment in addition to a competitive benefits package which includes Medical & Dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, and paid volunteer days to contribute to a cause of your choice.