Public Relations Account Executive

Celtic, Inc.

Founded in 1992, Celtic is a full-service advertising agency located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. We offer a variety of integrated services, including research, branding, advertising, paid media, public relations, social media and digital. We serve a wide variety of clients in various industries, including active lifestyle, travel and tourism, food and beverage, financial services, health care, manufacturing, non-profit and more.

Here are the things we value most:

  • Integrity – Everything starts with honesty and integrity
  • Creativity – Use your imagination to find solutions to everyday challenges
  • Passion – Excitement for the challenges and opportunities ahead
  • Respect – Mutual support and growth for coworkers, clients and vendors
  • Fun – Bring joy to your life’s work

Position Details

Public Relations Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Celtic is powered by people who are creative, passionate, experienced, smart, approachable, energetic, hardworking, fun, active, offbeat, caffeine-addicted, pint-loving, outdoor-enthusiastic and 100 percent focused on each client's success. It’s no cliché – our people are what set us apart.

We're seeking a PR Account Executive to join our crew. We're looking for a self-starter who's currently an account executive with a minimum of two (2) years' experience. Must be able to manage all facets of a PR account, including strategic planning, project management, evaluation and reporting. We want a creative thinker with strong writing skills and the ability to build relationships with the media (trade and consumer).

A PR Account Executive at Celtic manages the day-to-day relationship with a variety of PR accounts. Responsibilities include:

  • PR planning
  • Writing
  • Media pitching
  • Story coordination
  • Media training
  • Event coordination
  • Trade show support
  • Content development (i.e. case studies, white papers, etc.) 
  • Ongoing client communication and reporting

A successful PR Account Executive at Celtic displays these qualifications:

  1. Strong writing skills
  2. Highly organized with the ability to multi-task
  3. Proven track record for creating earned media 
  4. Ability to nurture relationships with clients and the media
  5. Work independently but enjoy collaborating with co-workers and clients
  6. Positive, can-do attitude 
  7. At least two (2) years' experience as a PR Account Executive 
  8. Experience working with Cision and Burrelles 

Celtic offers a robust benefits program, including health care, dental, vision, 401(k) and other voluntary benefits. Employees get a full slate of paid holidays and PTO. We also offer Friday Summer Hours, plus a half-day vacation on St. Patrick’s Day (a time honored tradition at our agency). We offer a flexible work environment that fosters a healthy work-life balance.

This is a full-time, salaried position. 

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