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Current Job Openings

  • Elevate Internships – Our internship program is open to college students or recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in public relations. Our intern positions are paid and are semester-based (Fall, Spring and Summer.) Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to info@elevatecom.com.
  • Account Manager – The Account Manager is responsible for assisting in managing all aspects of assigned account engagements and contributing to agency initiatives, best practices & approaches.
    • Duties and Responsibilities
      •  Account Management
        • Develop, implement and evaluate strategic marketing communications programs for assigned agency clients
        • Manage all team activities for assigned accounts, ensure results are maximized & deadlines are met; delegate responsibilities to team members; maintain high quality of work and manage all aspects of agency/client engagement including:
          • Program execution in alignment with agency/client SOW and fees
          • Account management protocols & processes
          • Tracking account activity, deliverables & deadlines
          • Results & activity reports
          • Client relationship management
          • Account resources including staff hours and assignments, budgets service fees and expense budgets
        • Utilize project management skills to take ownership of all account deliverables, programs and projects
        • Serve as final arbiter on quality control of all client & agency content and collateral before dissemination to clients or internal agency lead
        • Conduct and lead internal account brainstorming meetings
        • Maintain outstanding client relationships through successful execution of client initiatives, effective communications, reporting and problem-solving
        • Serve as primary client/agency interface; plans and leads client meetings (including client contract/financial discussions)
        • Establish realistic client expectations on projects; ensure clients are consistently informed of program status and results in adherence with agency protocols
      • Media & Influencer Relations
        • Identify and secure media placements across all relevant mediums and media segments and conceptualize creative approaches to maximize editorial placements and earned impressions surrounding all client initiatives, campaigns, programs and projects
        • Supervise staff in effective execution of all client programs
        • Plan, conduct and/or supervise staff on media relations tasks including proactive media outreach, etc.
        • Create develop and pitch story ideas and interview opportunities to consumer, trade, online and business press
        • Manage and grow strong relationships with editors, reporters, columnists, bloggers, and their media contacts
        • Ensure account team effectively, quickly, and accurately responds to reporters’ requests for information
        • Supports additional client activities as requested by agency leadership; actively participates in special projects of the agency
        • Possess a strong understanding of social media and influencer relations
      • Management
        • Manage employees working on related accounts
        • Provide clear direction on assigned client projects
        • Provide clear direction on assigned client projects
        • Responsible for direct report employee annual reviews
        • Actively mentor account managers and account coordinators
        • Participate in administrative functions of the company, including staff meetings, office support and team-building exercises
        • Assists Human Resources with the interview process
      • New Business Development
        • Participates in new business development inquiry meetings
        • Participate in evaluation and development of new business plans, proposals and scopes; assists with editing of such documents
        • Actively identify, pursue new business development opportunities with established clients
    • Job Impact
      • The Account Manager functions as a member of the management team. The Account Manager oversees agency accounts and works directly with clients to oversee day-to-day operations and execution of projects and initiatives.
    • Job Authority
      • The Account Manager reports to the Vice President and/or Partner. The Account Manager manages all employees working on assigned client accounts and is responsible for the performance management of the agency/client account teams and the performance of each member of the account team. He/she may issue discipline in conjunction with other members of the management team.
    • Qualifications
      • 5-8 years of public and media relations experience with a minimum of 5 years public relations agency experience.
      • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field.
      • Sector experience
      • Strong corporate communications experience servicing B2C and B2B
      • Proven track record in successfully designing and executing multi-faceted public relations campaigns in an agency environment
      • Practical knowledge of core public relations agency tools and platforms including media & social media monitoring tracking and reporting, media database software, Influencer engagement platforms
      • Management – supervision, client relations, project management, time management, understanding of daily operations of a PR agency
      • Marketing – strong knowledge of marketing strategy and the tools used to support marketing communications and branding campaigns (media relations, advertising, collateral, events, Internet, grass-roots, etc.)
      • Capabilities – multi-tasking, performing under tight deadlines, problem solver, delegation, leadership, attention to detail, organized, can listen to and take direction/constructive criticism
      • Personality Traits – STRONG leader, team-player, persistent, optimistic, service-oriented, personable, can-do attitude, confident, initiative, honest, responsible
      • Thorough understanding and proven experience generating quality press and earned media coverage in all channels, both nationally and in local markets
      • Excellent written and verbal skills including Associated Press style format
      • Computer – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
      • Willingness to travel for client events, press tours, trade shows and meetings

The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the person/people in this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to info@elevatecom.com.