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Senior Account Exec w/ Education-Reform & Policy-Focused P.R. Firm

Are you interested in pursuing an exciting career in communications and public relations at a national level, specifically in public education reform? Are you interested in getting involved with a growing public relations and communications firm with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide tremendous opportunity for professional growth and good compensation?

Larson Communications is a growing communications firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization. We serve unique, high-profile clients, and are looking for a highly-skilled, dynamic individual for a senior communications position.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

Articulate and experienced communications professional (5-8 years minimum experience or equivalent) required to undertake a broad array of activities with a strong emphasis on strategy, media relations, writing and client management. This position will also have specific levels of management responsibilities, based on experience. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as public relations experience, are a must.

Knowledge of and experience working directly with the news media is a prerequisite. Candidate must be able to demonstrate successful execution of media and broader communications campaigns. Knowledge of public education reform and charter schools is preferred. Political experience is a plus.

Candidate must be a team player with the ability to meet deadlines and have a good eye for detail, possess excellent negotiating skills and have advanced computer knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and programs associated with communications. An understanding of the proactive nature of politics, public policy and public relations, as well as the ability to multi-task will be integral to success in this role.

Candidate will report directly to the President of Larson Communications.

This position will be based in San Francisco or Los Angeles. Send resumes and a cover letter with heading ‘Senior Account Executive” to gary@larsonpr.com. Please no phone calls.


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