Dec212017

Perry Communications Group Looking to Expand Team

Posted by Kassy Perry

Perry Communications Group (PCG), a full service strategic communications firm based in Sacramento, is now hiring for two positions: Account Manager and Senior Account Executive.

Applicants for the Account Manager position should have minimum five years of experience in public affairs/public relations or related field.  Experience in media relations, grassroots advocacy campaigns, legislative office or agency experience preferred.  Understanding/strong interest in California current events, editorial trends, politics, public policy and thrives in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Essential duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Primary role in ensuring PCG executes programs, including grassroots advocacy, social and digital media and public affairs campaigns on time, within budget and beyond clients’ expectations.
  • Serves as day-to-day client contact to drive program implementation.
  • Manages account teams and operates independently to execute deliverables.
  • Tracks team utilization numbers and expenses and makes recommendations to senior managers to remedy any outliers.
  • Anticipates client needs and troubleshoot issues.
  • Maintains regular client contact to ensure client satisfaction with account activity and to proactively notify senior managers of any issues and solutions to resolve them.
  • Works with senior management to prepare client agreements.

Applicants for the Senior Account Executive position should have minimum three to five years of experience in public affairs initiatives, public relations or related field.  Experience in grassroots advocacy campaigns, legislative office, agency experience and media relations preferred.  Ideal candidate will have an understanding and strong interest in California current events, editorial trends, politics, public policy and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.  Essential duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Provides hands-on staff support and implementation of specific tactics on one or more accounts.
    • Write attention-grabbing outreach/education materials, client correspondence, reporting documents, newsletter content, ad copy and more.
    • Support advocacy efforts by fostering relationships with stakeholders including health care advocates, legislators and staff, and consumers.
    • Researches media coverage and legislative activity and provides key takeaways and implications to senior managers.
    • Supports team with outreach and communications that advance coalition building.
    • Develop presentations including event recaps, project summaries, PowerPoint presentations.
    • Develop social media content and manage clients’ accounts.
    • Coordinate meetings with state and federal legislators.
    • Coordinates certain logistics for media and advocacy events.
    • Serves as an agency contact with external vendors.
    • Works with senior management to prepare client reports.
    • Stays informed of each client’s industry, shares information with team.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to jobs@perrycom.com