Job Openings PR Account Director, Real Estate

About the job PR Account Director, Real Estate

Are you a real estate PR expert? Growing PR firm (ranked one of the top agencies to work for) with offices in NYC and Philly is seeking an Account Director for its growing commercial real estate practice. The role can sit anywhere in the U.S. The ideal candidate must have financial PR/agency experience.

The Account Director is strong in media relations, client communication and leadership skills. This position calls for an understanding of what it takes to successfully lead PR campaigns and teams. The right candidate holds a deep understanding of the media, will help to assure ongoing client satisfaction, can educate, train and share best practices with junior team members. We are looking for Account Directors in both NY and Philly-area offices.

Job Functions
-Set the tone and pace of the day, prioritize objectives on a daily basis, and delegate work to other team members. Strong project management skills. Able to properly staff accounts, with direction of VP/SVP, understanding the workload/team members need to complete SOW. Able to see projects through from start to finish, independent of VP or SVP.
-Ability to communicate account work direction to staff and make sure all team members are working collaboratively.
-Conduct media outreach at a high level of impact. Oversee media strategy. They save difficult media assignments for themselves while delegating others to team members according to skills and abilities.
-Actively participate in the management of the team’s development of day-to-day work.
-Nurture and help junior team members hone in their skills in a positive manner. A member of the team staff can turn to for advice, career counsel. Strong interpersonal skills.
-Senior level “go to” for client suggestions and inquiries and acting as day to day point person.
-Write strategic press releases, blog posts, media queries, and social media posts.
-Have a high level of skill overall productivity tools.
-Champion of the firm; providing ideas for firm training; leading training events.
Stay current and add to personal understanding of issues, processes, terms, products, and regulations specific to clients’ industries.
-Attend client, industry events, conferences. Share findings and conclusions with firm.

An undergraduate degree in communications, public relations, journalism, English, or a similar major.

Work Skills:
Six to eight years of PR experience
Proficiency in all productivity and industry specific tools
Team player
Leader and mentor
Detail oriented
Ability to flag issues and create solutions
Mastery of communication skills
Desire to learn
Client service oriented
Adaptable to change work demands and priorities
Goal oriented
Positive attitude
Project management

Package Details

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. A competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) plan, WFH flexibility, paid time off and paid holidays, life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance, among other benefits.