Account Supervisor/Account Director, Media Relations And Account Management - Corporate Public Relations

BCW North America New York , NY 10001

Posted 3 weeks ago

We search for a public relations professional that will contribute to the global growth and performance of the firm by supporting a large, integrated client team across various workstreams and programs. This role will be recognized as an expert in a particular practice, industry or capability, and will manage diverse internal teams, drive project deliverables, achieve deadlines and deliver outstanding results. Enthusiastic, tireless, passionate and driven people please apply today!

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and growing senior level client relationships, and acting as a trusted advisor to key clients
  • Developing and overseeing the execution of a strategic media relations program focused on proactive, positive story-telling for client at a corporate level, including national stories, relationship building tactics with journalists, and trade strategy
  • Develop and/or edit key messages and media materials for corporate announcements or executives, including talking points, Q&As, news releases, etc. as needed (in coordination with team)
  • Counseling and building relationships with peers in the industry and with other internal lines of business
  • Developing and cultivating relationships with clients and key stakeholders
  • Managing account administration such as billing and financial reporting
  • Recommending and implementing initiatives that will improve the publics perception of the client
  • Partnering with client and potentially other communications firms to develop and complete communications plans
  • Attracts new talent and enhances the firms intellectual capital by driving innovation, developing new products and services

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5+ years of previous public relations work experience in an PR agency
  • Demonstrated media relations success including strategy development and top-tier relationships
  • Prior experience successfully securing broadcast placements
  • Prior experience on technology and B2B accounts
  • Prior experience serving as a day-to-day account lead and overseeing a team
  • Blended background in both account management and media relations
  • Advanced writing skills, ability to write for senior level management and audiences
  • An in-depth understanding of the clients business and challenges
  • Ability to manage complex relationships diplomatically and consultatively
  • Ability to think innovatively; develop creative solutions and new programs
  • Ability to manage teams and individuals to enable them to perform to their fullest potential
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred

  • Prior experience working within professional services industry
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Account Supervisor/Account Director, Media Relations And Account Management - Corporate Public Relations

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