Account Manager/Account Director

Description

Salary: Highly competitive
Benefits and Perks: Fully paid medical, dental and vision including dependents; monthly wellness stipend, phone and internet stipend; paid maternity/paternity leave; attention to work-life balance
Location: SF Bay Area preferred but will consider other locations
Work from Home: We’re an award-winning all virtual firm offering high teamwork and flexibility
Reports to: Principals

Purpose of Role
Join our fast-growing and closely-knit organization as Account Director – responsible for managing the delivery of effective and creative PR solutions across a portfolio of 4-5 Bospar clients. You’ll lead and mentor your teams, build strong relationships with the media and skillfully manage internal teams and processes to ensure all client needs are met. You’ll join a strong team of fellow managers to help our leadership team drive the continued success of our award-winning company. We seek a self-starter with strong leadership skills and a proven track record.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage day-to-day direction of multiple account teams as main client contact to develop domain expertise, get stellar results, build trust and become an invaluable resource
    • Help team stay in front of the client with knowledge, influencer relationships, fresh daily thinking, research and ideas that will create thought and product leadership
    • Respond quickly to client needs and concerns with creative opportunities and solutions
    • Develop long and short-term strategies and planning
    • Manage team time and client budgets
  • Drive an aggressive media relations program to develop the relationships and ideas that will create ongoing meaningful placements that move the needle for clients
    • Spearhead team’s attention to every detail that can maximize media success – daily news media monitoring and ideas generation; tying client to national and global events; creating surveys; coordinating with content group for contributed articles, regular follow-up with media contacts and industry influencers
  • Collaborate with other agency functions – content, social and marketing teams – to deliver the best of full agency resources to the client at all times
  • Develop individuals and team as a whole using appropriate people management techniques and company processes, resolving issues promptly and fairly and championing achievements, empowering the team to achieve its full potential in a positive and supportive environment
  • Build an external network to support and grow company brand by attending professional events, contributing to company blog and identifying potential new staff and business opportunities
  • Participate in the new business process including ideas, brainstorms, research, proposal writing and participation in new business presentations

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