Hot Job: Sports Account Executive at PR Firm

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The position: PR account executive for sports and athletes at Rogers & Cowan

Location: Los Angeles

Job duties: Will take a hands-on role in the strategic leadership of the development of the firm's overall media and PR communications strategy. Specific duties will include pitching stories designed to strategically position the firm's clients' brands, developing publicity stunts, and securing positive press coverage.

The company: Rogers & Cowan is a large public relations and marketing firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York and London.

Requirements: Requires bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or a related field. Applicants must have four years of PR experience and two years of direct staff management responsibility. Requires previous background working with consumer, sports and/or entertainment brands. Must be able to show a proven track record in similar roles within clients' markets and industries, with a focus on sports, alcohol or general consumer products. Must know sports media and have experience with event execution, product launch programs and media tours. Ideal candidate will have a network of contacts within the industry and has existing relationships within the press. Must have a journalistic sense of how to pitch stories to generate coverage.

Extra perks: The company offers gym or yoga reimbursement and a "great workplace culture."

Interesting info: Rogers & Cowan is known for its roster of high-profile entertainment clients. Its founder was a publicist for Hollywood legends like Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra. Today, the firm also represents film studios and television shows, along with a lot of major corporate brands.

Other opportunities: They also need an e-media account coordinator who will help clients develop web-based approaches to reach consumers. The firm is often seeking account executives for a variety of specialties. They also have numerous internship opportunities.

Apply online here.

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