Public Relations Account Manager

Public Relations Account Manager: Philadelphia, PA Slice Communications seeks a public relations account manager. The account manager (AM) works to ensure that client goals and objectives are being met. The AM must view the account as a whole and manage all daily activities. This position is a best fit for a self-starter who’s not afraid to pitch, is creative in seeking media coverage and is an excellent writer. Slice offers a fun, fast-paced environment that relies heavily on creativity and the latest public relations techniques and outlets. Three to five years of experience desired. Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field required; master’s degree preferred. Knowledge of Associated Press style strong preferred. Position requirements include:
Strategy   Advising clients on their overall business and marketing strategies
 Supporting a First Cut Session with a client, including taking thorough notes and contributing to the conversation
 Developing and delivering a strategy document to a client
 Evaluating, prioritizing and predicting clients’ needs and having a clear understanding of what PR successes mean to them Project Management
 Having a clear understanding of client budgets and deadlines and meet both regularly
 Delivering thorough, detailed and relevant project management updates with clients and in staff meetings
 Managing managers to ensure my clients’ needs are satisfied
 Managing clients to ensure they meet media and project deadlines; proactively asking questions to ensure they have what they need

Material Development  Proficiency in developing press releases, media alerts, bylined articles, blogs, and status updates
 Contributing to the material development of my team members through proofreading for content, grammar, spelling and structure

Research  Researching my clients’ competitors, industries, trends, influencers and media targets every day to identify opportunities
 Using the resources available to find data or figure things out

Media Relations  Developing strong and meaningful media relationships for the benefit of my clients
 Crafting pitches that generate media coverage for my clients
 Communicating with reporters, editors, and producers through email, phone, and other methods
 Preparing clients for interviews and advise them on how to leverage opportunities
 Evaluating the impact of a media placement through business opportunities, Web site analytics, impressions, internal business use, etc.

Social Media  Familiarity in using and discussing social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, OfferPop, HootSuite, Sprout Social, and SpredFast
 Effectively assist management of social media campaigns for clients, including community development, community engagement, content development, ad development and reporting and analytics Please send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Charla Platt-Doble at info@slicecommunications.com.

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