Public Relations Account Supervisor, Marcus Thomas

Public Relations Account Supervisor
Marcus Thomas
12/30/2020
Candidates from underrepresented communities (e.g., people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, etc.) are
encouraged to apply!

All interested candidates must submit three relevant writing samples. At least one sample should demonstrate editorial writing, such as a news release, feature story, blog post or news pitch. At least one sample should demonstrate short-form social media writing.

Additionally, any candidate invited to formally interview will be asked to present a case study that demonstrates knowledge of the public relations process. Finalist candidates will take a writing test.

JOB SUMMARY
Marcus Thomas, an integrated marketing communications agency, is looking for an exceptionally talented Public Relations Account Supervisor to make a mark with our agency and clients. This professional will work directly with prominent home and garden clients to plan and execute consumer media relations, social media and influencer strategies. The individual will play a leadership role in coordinating efforts of multiple team members and collaborating with other agency disciplines to create award-winning work.

The role will sit within the agency’s nationally recognized public relations community of practice, a team of counselors and specialists with deep expertise in a variety of subdisciplines, including media relations, corporate communications, social media, influencer marketing and content strategy. Members of the public relations practice work closely alongside a growing team of some of the brightest minds in creative, media, analytics and strategic services.

Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented and process-driven professional who demonstrates strong critical thinking skills, has a track record in national consumer media relations and can manage a large and varied body of public relations work.

WHO YOU ARE

Five to seven years’ experience as a strong consumer public relations generalist, including media relations, as well as influencer and social media marketing. Agency experience preferred.
Knack for creating great working relationships and collaborating with teams and clients.
Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects without missing deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate clearly and accurately with various audiences.
A documented portfolio of media relations success.
Experience in influencer marketing and social media, including paid and owned channels.
Sound strategic thinking – with an ability to prioritize activities to meet business goals.
Experience in editorial, social listening and native analytics platforms, as well as an ability to analyze data to inform strategies.
A strong aptitude and curiosity for new and emerging cultural and digital trends, plus a desire to experiment with these trends to support client goals.
A passion to produce great work, and an unbridled desire to make a mark on our clients, agency, community and industry by finding unexpected solutions, listening as passionately as you speak and leaving everything you touch a little better than you found it.

WHAT YOU DO

Serve as an account lead, managing the client relationships on a daily basis. Tasks include leading status meetings; facilitating planning and strategy sessions; formal reporting; daily communications (in person, via electronic channels and by phone); client presentations; completing written documentation, such as scopes of work; and managing client budgets and timelines.
Maintain effective, timely and valuable client contact. Respond to questions/issues quickly, honestly and completely.
Play a lead role in media relations efforts, including personally executing some components while simultaneously coordinating efforts among other team members.
Manage special projects, such as product launches, media events and special promotions.
Develop and execute influencer programs and promotions to support client objectives.
Lead social content efforts, including facilitating planning, concepting, completing a variety of short- and long-form writing assignments, and working with creative partners throughout the production process.
Monitor trends and proactively bring ideas forward that meet client objectives.
Orchestrate agency teams and resources, facilitating collaboration to deliver on client needs and strategic priorities. Guide team members to completion, ensuring attention to detail along the way.

To apply, please visit mtllc.com/jobs. For questions email cultureandcoaching@mtllc.com

Public Relations Society of America, Greater Cleveland Chapter