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Account Manager

Organization: SHIFT Communications
Date Posted: 11/6/2018
Date Needed: 1/7/2019
City: New York
Location: New York
Country: United States
Primary Category: Public Relations
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details
Account Manager - Consumer/Consumer Tech
 
You are looking to build on an already-strong foundation of developing and executing successful PR programs. You are a born leader, motivated by the opportunity to grow and lead a team of savvy PR rock stars. You are a natural communicator with an unwavering ability to engage clients and prospects in the strategic and thoughtful discussions that disrupt expectations about what PR should be. You are a networking powerhouse, anxious to meet and greet industry influencers as an ambassador for your personal and corporate brand.
 
We are SHIFT Communications and we are looking for an ambitious Manager to help lead an established account team as we continue to grow our New York office.
 
Managers at SHIFT lead account teams in the execution of client programs; interact daily with clients to provide strategic counsel on programs, the industry and competitive landscape; manage the professional development and growth of their team; take an active role in securing and closing new business; and, help grow the presence of SHIFT through a commitment to networking.
 
Specific responsibilities include:
   
Media Relations
You’re a media hound who knows how to get and measure PR results. You’ll drive the media relations program by ensuring established account strategy translates into editorial measureable  results  
 
Writing
Writing is in your blood. When it comes to deadlines you also have ice in your veins. In concert with senior managers, you’ll develop short and long-term PR strategy plans, presentations and proposals, with a focus on the practical execution of account strategy and anticipated results  
 
Social Media
You understand the tricks, tools, tenor of the trade. You’ll provide counsel to clients on effective strategies for incorporating social media elements into programs and develop well-thought out plans and proposals that provide a roadmap for execution.  
 
Team Management
You’re a manager, and managers manage. You’ll provide support and direction to the team, serving as a role model and mentor on all professional matters including client service, industry networking, professionalism, teamwork and quality control; Effectively manage the daily execution of client activity, delegating tactical assignments, reviewing all client facing documents and ensuring the team is performing at the highest level  
 
Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communications, Journalism or related field.
5 years of prior PR Agency or a mix of client side PR experience.

How to Apply / Contact
 
Please send cover letter + resume attn: Defausha Hampton, dhampton@shiftcomm.com 

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