Job Openings Account Director

About the job Account Director

Our client is seeking a talented ACCOUNT DIRECTOR to join our team. The successful candidate will be a strategic self-starter and creative thinker with intellectual curiosity and a collaborative nature who has a passion for executing integrated PR programs for a range of clients in the adtech/martech space.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

● Under the guidance of a seasoned senior account lead, serve as a day-to-day lead on client teams with an expectation to manage client communication, workflow, key internal stakeholders and junior team members.

● Provide counsel, strategy and direction to clients, showing a keen understanding of the media landscape and business needs.

● Develop and execute media relations, thought leadership, executive visibility, speakers’ bureau programs, and social media and influencer marketing programs

● Create PR plans and materials for client announcements and news, including press releases, talking points and messaging documents that provide a strategic point of view

● Develop and maintain relationships with key media outlets and influencers at top-tier business, trade, consumer/lifestyle, broadcast outlets and social media platforms

● Identify newsworthy trends through active monitoring of key media in order to provide meaningful recommendations on story ideas that will generate coverage and buzz

● Maintain in-depth knowledge of client’s industry, anticipating and addressing opportunities and issues as they arise

● Lead and mentor junior team members to build a culture of high performance

● Participate in new business development and agency marketing initiatives

EXPERIENCE & ATTRIBUTES

● 5-6 years’ experience in public relations at a PR agency or in a PR role at an advertising agency. Experience working with clients in media, publishing, social platforms, entertainment, music, adtech, martech or with consumer lifestyle brands a plus.

● Bachelor’s or advanced degree

● Compelling communicator and relationship builder with an entrepreneurial mindset

● A strategic self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure

● Strong acumen and passion for PR along with a winning attitude and a desire to build client business

● Experience creating and executing successful PR strategies to support clients through strategic positioning and messaging

● Mastery of all the foundational skills one would expect at this level, including working in a fast-paced environment; delivering on multiple deadlines; high-caliber writing; active listening and attention to detail; and familiarity and comfort with digital and social media

● Real passion and enthusiasm to be part of an independent, woman-owned agency committed to delivering unparalleled service to its clients and providing career-defining experiences and opportunities to its team members

● Good, smart, kind human with empathy, understanding and a great sense of humor who believes in balance and wants to work with others who are similar and feel the same