Public Relations-Account manager

Job title: Public Relations-Account manager
Contract type: Full-time
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 407414
Contact name: Cristina Sparkman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

PR Account Manager for a LA Based PR Firm! ( focus on Wellness, Lifestyle, Food, Consumer goods)


Seeking a unique and driven candidate with a PR/communications background, strategic mindset and strong media relationships to support a growing public relations team with clients across lifestyle, beauty and food + beverage.

The right person will have a minimum of 4+ years of relevant agency experience, ideally within the lifestyle category (wellness, parenting, tech, food, lifestyle).

This role will report to the Senior Director of PR.

Qualifications & Key Responsibilities include

: • Media and social savvy with specific experience in driving the development and execution of PR strategy, including traditional media relations and celebrity & influencer-led content and/or programs

• Strong and demonstrated experience in crafting and successfully pitching compelling storytelling angles across all facets of consumer and trade media – broadcast, print, digital, podcast, etc. including business features, financial announcements, brand/founder profiles, product reviews and more

• Possess a robust roster of media contacts within the business, lifestyle, food, celebrity and beauty categories, as well as an overall understanding of the current and changing media landscape

• Strong management skills with demonstrated experience in assisting senior leadership and leading junior team members and managing partners/vendors

• Demonstrated ability to plan and execute PR tactics including press mailers, desksides, events, media trips, experiential activations and more

• High competence in budget estimate building, tracking and management

• Proven experience in briefing team members in compiling and spearheading detailed and accurate activity recaps, signing off on successful program recaps

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with ability to be client key point of contact

• Strong Microsoft Office suite and industry software (Cision, Meltwater) skills

• Extremely detail oriented

• Willingness to “roll up sleeves” and execute programs from start to finish – team player 

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