Public Relations Account Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | Full-time

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Slice is looking for incredibly talented people to join our team.  In short, the best candidates will be intelligent, tenacious, optimistic, organized, creative, social, and dedicated to constant self-improvement. The Slice Squad knows how to get things done, and done right, but that doesn't stop us from having fun along the way.

Our team has proven to be incredibly resilient as we face the challenges of COVID-19, and we are working from home for the foreseeable future.  We talk with each other constantly and have maintained our ability to collaborate, acheive goals, and grow professionally.  We also still have a lot of fun with weekly happy hours, monthly gatherings, and small surprises that arrive in the mail.  Our leadership ensures the health and safety of our team members always come first.

We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Slice will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Position requirements include for our Public Relations Account Manager include:

Strategy
  • Advise clients on their overall business and communications strategies
  • Support a First Cut Session with a client, including taking thorough notes and contributing to the conversation
  • Develop and deliver a strategy document to a client
  • Evaluate, prioritize and predict clients’ needs and have a clear understanding of what PR successes mean to them
  • Stay on top of the latest trends and techniques that not only affect the PR industry but also our clients’ businesses

 

Project Management                                                                                            
  • Have a clear understanding of client budgets and deadlines, and meet both regularly
  • Deliver thorough, detailed and relevant project management updates with clients and in staff meetings
  • Manage other team members to ensure that clients’ needs are being satisfied
  • Manage clients to ensure they meet media and project deadlines; proactively ask questions to ensure they have what they need
 
Material Development
  • Develop press releases, media alerts, bylined articles, blogs, and status updates
  • Contribute to the development of materials generated by other team members through proofreading for content, grammar, spelling, and structure
 
Research                                                                                                                  
  • Research clients’ competitors, industries, trends, influencers, and media targets every day to identify opportunities
  • Research opportunities to add value to clients' scope of work (i.e. relevant speaking engagements, award submissions)
  • Utilize all available resources to find data or solve problems/issues
 
Media Relations                                                                                                     
  • Develop strong and meaningful media relationships for the benefit of clients
  • Craft pitches that generate media coverage for clients
  • Communicate with reporters, editors and producers through email, phone and other methods
  • Prepare clients for interviews and advise them on how to leverage opportunities
  • Evaluate the impact of media placements through business opportunities, website analytics, impressions, internal business use, etc.
 
Digital Marketing                                                                                                            
  • Integrate PR efforts with social media and email tactics at the strategy level in order to achieve clients' goals; understand and use social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) when applicable
  • Support social media and email account managers on their campaigns for clients, including community development, community engagement, content development, ad development and reporting and analytics
How to Apply
We are looking for candidates with 1-3 years of public relations experience. Interested candidates should submit their information below, including their resume, cover letter (with salary requirements included) and three writing samples.  Please do not follow-up. 
 
What Can Slice Offer Me?
 
  • We invest in our team of doers, thinkers, and risk-takers, who share a never-settle attitude.
  • Unlimited vacation days, plus sick days and work from home days too.
  • We’re nestled in the heart of Old City,  in one of the most walkable areas in Philadelphia only a block from the El and lots of amazing food.
  • A dog-friendly workplace!
  • Office snacks.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and foster an inclusive environment. We welcome people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to apply to our position.

It is the policy of Slice to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Slice will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.