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. 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

 

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

§  Contributiing 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. No phone calls plea

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