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. Two to four years of experience desired; no recent grads. Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field required; master’s degree preferred. Knowledge of Associated Press style strongly preferred.
Position requirements include:
Strategy &nb sp;
§ 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
§ 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
§ Proficiency in developing press releases, media alerts, bylined articles, blogs, and status updates
§ Contributiing to the material development of my team members through proofreading for content, grammar, spelling and structure
§ 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
§ 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.
§ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls plea