Porter Novelli is currently seeking an Account Manager to help create and manage the PR and Social Media programs of our rapidly growing base of world-class consumer and technology clients. The ideal candidate will bring 7-9 years of agency/in-house experience, a firm grasp of results-driven influencer campaigns, the ability to manage teams and budgets and a strong desire to cultivate and mentor fellow teammates.
Client responsibilities include
Exhibits deep understanding of clients, the industry and the account.
Consult with clients on high-level strategies, and, in conjunction with the client, develop and implement strategic communications programs and plans.
Interface with high level executives to plan, execute, and staff media briefings, executive events, etc.
Provide strategic guidance to account teams, serving as senior level client and media contact.
Establish relationships with high-level business press to pitch and place feature, trend, and news stories.
Maintain day-to-day contact with clients.
Manage account workflow, assignments and take responsibility for the team’s ability to meet deadlines and exceed client expectations.
Accountable to clients for project management of account activity.
Management responsibilities include
Mentor and manage team members to help them continue cultivating PR, social media and client service skills.
Motivate team members to work together as a team towards client goals and objectives, continually inspire through encouragement, constructive feedback, and daily mentorship.
Responsible for successfully managing, budgeting and coordinating day-to-day activities of multiple accounts/account teams.
Manage resources and staff while keeping programs on track and ensuring program deadlines are met while handling multiple projects.
Providing quality control, successfully maintaining budgets, and tracking and supervising team resources with minimal support from senior levels of management.
Accountable to leadership for budget and resource management.
Demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm to actively contribute to the overall business success of Voce Communications. This can include but is not limited to lead generation, participating in mentoring programs, etc.
Prior education and experience
Desirable candidates bring a minimum of seven years of experience in the public relations industry. Demonstrate expertise in areas of: strategic program planning, managing program implementation, media relations success, budget and project management, staff time allocation, and staff mentoring. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism, English, or public relations-related focus.
Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.
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