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  • Senior Account Executive

    • San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Los Angeles

    • 5 - 8 years PR experience. Bachelors degree. Strong written & oral skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with thousands of children and families.

     

    Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Senior Account Executive to join our team.

     

    As Senior Account Executive, your job duties will include:

    • Acting as the primary contact with clients, continually fostering strong relationships.
    • Providing strategic counsel and developing the right messaging to help organizations tell their stories to national and regional audiences.
    • Finalizing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, etc.).
    • Mentoring and managing the daily work of support staff.
    • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients’ behalf.
    • Engaging in the firm’s new business development process.
    • Staying updated on the latest cutting edge trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement.
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

     

    Qualifications and Skills Required:

    • 5 – 8 years of experience in the public relations or public policy arenas. Direct experience working with journalists is preferred.
    • Direct experience or demonstrated interest working in the education reform space is a plus.
    • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Business Administration, Public Policy or a related field.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate successful execution of media and broader communications campaigns.
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Meltwater.

     

    This position may be based in San Francisco, Los Angeles or Chicago and will report directly to the firm’s account director. Telecommuting arrangements are possible. Send resumes with heading ‘Senior Account Executive application for Larson Communications’ along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word pineapple in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

  • Account Executive

    • San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Los Angeles

    • 3 - 5 years PR experience. Bachelors degree. Strong written & oral skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Portland, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with millions of children and families.

    Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Account Executive to join our team.

     

    As Account Executive, your job duties will include:

    • Acting as the primary contact with clients, continually fostering strong relationships.
    • Providing strategic counsel and developing the right messaging to help organizations tell their stories to national and regional audiences.
    • Finalizing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, etc.).
    • Mentoring and managing the daily work of support staff.
    • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients’ behalf.
    • Engaging in the firm’s new business development process.
    • Staying updated on the latest cutting-edge trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement.
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

     

    Qualifications and Skills Required:

    • 3 – 5 years of experience in the public relations or public policy arenas. Direct experience pitching to the news media is preferred.
    • Direct experience working with charter schools or other organizations in the education reform space is a plus.
    • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, marketing, business administration, public policy or a related field.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate successful execution of media and broader communications campaigns.
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Cision.

     

    This position will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles or Chicago and will report directly to the firm’s account director. Send resumes to info@larsonpr.com with heading ‘Account Executive application for Larson Communications’ along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word ‘pineapple’ in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

  • Communications Manager

    • San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Los Angeles

    • 2 - 4 years PR experience. Bachelors degree. Strong written & oral skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Portland, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with millions of children and families.

    Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Communications Manager to join our team.

     

    As Communications Manager, your job duties will include:

    • Acting as the primary support with clients, continually working with the account executives to foster strong relationships and deliver results for clients.
    • Drafting, editing and finalizing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, presentations, etc.)
    • Mentoring and managing the daily work of support staff, including managing the intern program.
    • Working with top-tier media outlets in the education and policy beats, including managing media relationships on our clients’ behalf.
    • Overseeing the firm’s systems, including media contact database, time tracking system, expense management system, etc.
    • Developing ongoing strategies and overseeing execution for the firm’s social media channels.
    • Engaging in the firm’s new business development process, including doing background research and drafting business proposals for prospective clients.
    • Staying updated on the latest cutting edge trends in public relations as well as being an active participant in the education reform movement.
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

     

    Qualifications and Skills Required:

    • 2 – 4 years of experience the public relations or public policy arenas. Direct experience pitching to media is a plus.
    • Direct experience working with charter schools or other organizations in the education reform space is a plus.
    • Social media management experience for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, marketing, business administration, public policy or a related field.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Cision.

     

    This position will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Send resumes to info@larsonpr.com with heading ‘Communications Manager application for Larson Communications’ along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word ‘pineapple’ in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.

  • Communications Coordinator

    • San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago

    • 1 - 2 years PR experience. Bachelors degree. Strong written & oral skills.

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

    Larson Communications is a growing public relations firm that has developed a reputation as the nation’s premiere public education reform communications organization. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Portland, we serve clients across the country as they do positive work with millions of children and families.

    Our small, seasoned team has over eight decades of experience in raising the visibility of great organizations, including some of the most innovative charter school and education reform organizations in the country. We celebrate this cause, our spirit of collaboration, and are looking to bring aboard a self-motivated, highly skilled Communications Coordinator to join our team.

     

    As Communications Coordinator, your job duties will include:

    • Supporting LC’s account executives and communications managers across clients.
    • Drafting, editing and distributing communications materials to internal and external audiences (e.g. news releases, pitches, fact sheets, FAQs, presentations, infographic, etc.)
    • Maintaining LC’s online media database system, including conducting research on media markets and outlets for targeted media campaigns.
    • Providing monthly and campaign reports for different media campaigns as well as client coverage in the news.
    • Researching and monitoring clients’ business and industry to maintain a current knowledge base and stay abreast of industry trends.
    • Providing administrative support including coordination of meetings, logistics, travel arrangements, timesheets, expense reports and technical support.
    • Supporting the firm’s president as we expand to serve more clients.
    • Serving as ambassador of Larson Communications when networking with clients and professional peers.

     

    Qualifications and Skills Required:

    • 1 – 2 years of experience in the public relations or public policy arenas, administrative experience is a plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, marketing, business administration, public policy or a related field.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as social media savvy.
    • Knowledge of public education reform and charter schools is a plus.
    • A team player with a collaborative spirit and demonstrated experience in leading team projects.
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, social and digital media tools as well as Cision.

     

    This position is based in San Francisco. Send resumes to info@larsonpr.com with heading ‘Communications Coordinator application for Larson Communications’ along with a cover letter. To be considered, please include the word ‘pineapple’ in your cover letter. Please no phone calls.