We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to create things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here too, which has helped us be an Ad Age Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and who love to solve problems in unexpected ways – oh, yeah, and who like to have fun.
Reports to: Vice President of Public Relations
The Role: Public Relations Management Supervisor
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate strong critical thinking skills and have broad experience in consumer public relations, including media relations, social media and influencer marketing. The candidate will also demonstrate an ability to manage a large and varied body of public relations work.
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Seven to 10 years of experience in consumer public relations, including media relations, social media and influencer marketing.
Previous agency experience required.
Sound strategic thinking – with an ability to direct and prioritize activities to meet client business goals and guide a strategic planning process.
Demonstrated ability to create great working relationships and collaborate with teams and clients.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate clearly and accurately with various audiences.
Experience presenting in front of large groups and selling ideas.
Exceptional ability to manage the work process, including managing budgets, timelines and team members across multiple projects at a given time.
Work samples that demonstrate an ability to shape strategies for media relations, social media (including paid and owned channels) and influencer programs.
Familiarity with editorial, social listening and native analytics platforms, and 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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead client relationships, including developing public relations programs and campaigns, leading client meetings, facilitating planning and strategy sessions, directing formal reporting, managing daily communications (in person, via electronic channels and by phone), developing and giving presentations, completing written documentation such as scopes of work, and managing budgets and timelines.
Serve as lead subject matter expert on accounts, driving best practices in public relations, social media and influencer marketing.
Lead execution of public relations programs and campaigns, ensuring programs are built on research and insights, and are appropriately measured.
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.
Project client income and develop staffing plans that align with projections.
Monitor trends, and proactively bring ideas forward that meet client objectives.
Support the agency overall on a number of initiatives, including new business, agency promotion, professional development and internal efforts to continuously improve our agency and culture.
All interested candidates should submit work samples. Any candidate invited to formally interview will be asked to present a case study that demonstrates knowledge of the public relations process.