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Public Relations Account Executive

Violet PR Montclair, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Violet PR ( is a seeking a full-time PR professional to support our growing boutique PR firm based in Montclair, NJ. We’re looking for a fun, energetic go-getter who’s passionate about news, writing, social media and media relations. The new hire will support a diverse range of clients in fields including real estate, economic development, professional services and social good.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pitching media by email or phone to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online

  • Researching and drafting news releases, pitches, fact sheets, media advisories, social media content, etc.

  • Researching target media lists using Cision and the Internet; working with the team to come up with new ideas to reach targeted media outlets

  • Social media management, including implementation of social media campaigns for multiple clients on platforms including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook

  • Researching speaking opportunities and editorial calendars for client opportunities

  • Managing day-to-day account activities

  • Monitoring media coverage and reporting results to the wider team and clients

Job Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of PR agency or journalism experience

  • Exceptional work ethic and motivated to excel in a fast-paced, creative environment

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication with an interest in public policy, real estate and economic development

  • Track record of securing media coverage and experience developing relationships with reporters

  • Detail oriented and able to coordinate/participate in numerous projects in an organized manner

  • Ability to work well within a team in a fun, collaborative and creative setting

  • Social media experience, with successful campaigns implemented using Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, etc.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary

  • 15 days PTO to start, plus winter recess and summer Fridays, as well as flexibility to work from home on Fridays

  • Medical and dental insurance, and 401k plan with employer match

  • We love to get together in and out of the office and find lots of reasons to celebrate throughout the year - from summer happy hours to our annual holiday party. Check out all our Violet PR adventures on Instagram.

  • Professional development opportunities

The new hire will work full-time from our Montclair, NJ, office. Interested candidates should send an email with a detailed note explaining why you’d be an ideal candidate for this opportunity to Christina Forrest at Please include your resume and relevant writing samples / recent successes for review. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Violet PR

Why Work Here?

Great company culture and lots of room for growth!

Utilizing both traditional and new media tools, Violet PR crafts powerful stories about our clients that shine a spotlight, attract new business, and enhance their public identity.


7 North Willow Street, Montclair, New Jersey
Montclair, NJ