Brian Communications is a strategic communications agency, led by Brian Tierney. With expertise in strategic counsel and planning, public relations, crisis communications, branding and advertising, Brian Communications is one of the fastest-growing communications firms in the Philadelphia region. Position located in Conshohocken, PA. Candidates should send their resume to Elaine Annos, Chief Talent Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
§ Provides senior-level communications counsel and ensures the effective implementation of clients’ strategic communications programs.
- Anticipates and manages communications issues and effectively positions clients with key opinion leaders and constituencies.
§ Develops and track budgets including monitoring account team hours, out of pocket costs, etc. for multiple accounts.
§ Supervises a number of direct reports for which he/she is responsible for performance reviews, professional development and account work oversight.
§ Fosters agency culture
§ Develops strategic communications programs that could include media relations, community relations, public affairs, social media, CEO positioning, etc.
§ Reviews and edits the written work of staff including media materials (news releases, media advisories, background materials, media messages and Q&A) as well as client presentations, speeches and by-line articles.
§ May participate in crisis and issues management opportunities.
§ Participates with agency leadership team in developing proposals for new business opportunities.
§ Skilled in program development and execution of PR strategies.
§ Previous experience in leading teams and managing budgets.
§ Proven track record of successful media relations coverage; proven experience in pitching business and consumer stories to various media outlets, including bloggers.
§ Strong writing and editing skills; background in AP-style writing.
§ Proven ability to multi task; strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
§ Experience with social media platforms and their use for audience engagement to support media strategy.
§ Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Bachelors Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, or a related field
- 7-10 years experience in agency public relations or a similar position