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PR Account Supervsor

Date Posted - Jan 17, 2017
Company: Slice Communications
Contact Name: Jeff Rechler
Contact Email: jrechler@slicecommunications.com
Phone: 215-600-0050
Job Summary:

This person is responsible for hiring, training and managing PR account managers.

Responsibilities:
  • Team Management:                                                                     

  • Manage a team of PR account managers in all client activities, particularly client update meetings, deliverables, and reports
  • Use project management software to monitor account managers’ activities, to dos, client requests, client deliverables, and other items
  • Oversee implementation to meet client goals, budgets, and deadlines
  • Manage clients to ensure they meet media and project deadlines; proactively ask questions to ensure they have what they need
  • Develop and share best practices among the team; push them creatively and strategically
  • Set goals, evaluate, and report on the professional and skills development of account managers
  • Demonstrate company values of tenacity, creativity, generosity, diversity, and integrity
  • Be accountable for the social media account management team
  • Report successes, progress, problems, developments, and challenges to CEO

    Strategy:

  • Advise clients on their overall business and marketing strategies
  • Evaluate, prioritize, and predict clients’ needs and have a clear understanding of what social media successes mean to them
  • Lead a First Cut Session
  • Support account managers in development and delivery of strategy documents to clients
  • Identify strategic opportunities for clients, including media opportunities, conferences, awards, and partnerships
  • Create new initiatives, campaigns, and projects that align with client objectives
  • Weigh in on PR strategy during the new business and proposal development process

    Media Relations:

  • Leverage existing strong and meaningful media relationships for the benefit of clients and account managers
  • Craft pitches that generate media coverage
  • Communicate with reporters, editors, and producers through email, phone, and other methods when necessary
  • Prepare clients for interviews and advise them on how to leverage opportunities
  • Evaluate the impact of a media placement through business opportunities, website analytics, and impressions

    Material Development:

  • Review, edit, and approve all press materials developed by account managers, including press kits, press releases, media alerts, bylined articles, talking points, infographics, pitches, scripts, and other materials
  • Deliver feedback to account managers on messaging, structure, grammar, and spelling of all client materials
  • Manage delivery of all materials on time and on budget
  • Ensure materials are revised, approved, and distributed per client feedback and instruction

    Research:

  • Constantly research and identify trends, news, reporter contacts, and other information to benefit clients and account managers
  • Use the resources available to find data or figure things out independently

Qualifications:
  • We are currently looking for a Public Relations Account Supervisor with 4 to 7 years of experience. Interested candidates should submit their information below, including their resume, cover letter (with salary requirements included in the letter) and 3 writing samples as a single PDF.  Please do not follow-up.

    Visit here: http://slicecommunications.com/jobs/#op-130789-public-relations-account-supervisor

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