Goff Public is an independent communications agency based in Saint Paul that provides public relations and public affairs services to a large variety of clients. We are seeking an account executive with 1 – 3 years of experience in a public relations agency, in-house communications department or similar setting to join our team.
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? We are skilled, experienced problem solvers who tell our clients’ stories, advocate for their interests and protect their reputations. At Goff, you will be tasked with providing the highest-quality client service in a fast-paced environment. In return, you will be exposed to a wide array of clients, industries and professional opportunities.
No day is typical, but you will often be charged with writing and developing communications plans; developing media lists; monitoring social and news media and developing reports; researching issues; developing and managing social media and website content; creating presentations; and providing media strategy and pitching.
Skills and traits typical of a Goff Public employee
Communication: Are you a succinct and compelling writer with superior editing and proofing skills? Do you know your way around a style guide and have experience writing press releases, fact sheets, media alerts, key messages and social media posts?
Collaboration: Do you enjoy working with a team as well as taking on projects of your own? Do you know when to lead and when to follow?
Details: Are you thorough, complete and good at meeting deadlines? Is your style anticipatory rather than reactionary?
Technical: Are you proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite? Do you have experience with (or are you prepared to learn) Adobe products, social media tracking tools and media tracking services?
Passion: Are you passionate about public relations? This isn’t just a job. It’s a career and way of life. We love our clients, our industry, and working with each other. We aren’t afraid of hard work and challenges. We are highly ethical and value good judgement.
If this sounds like you, tell us who you are and how your experience, skills and personality may be the next great addition to Goff Public. Send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Sue Kuncio at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, December 31.
Based in downtown Saint Paul, Goff Public’s company culture is built on teamwork, authenticity and creativity. Goff Public has been in business since 1966 and consistently wins “best places to work” awards.