Now Hiring: PR Manager

Posted on Apr 20, 2018


Summary

Pivot PR, a dynamic and rapidly growing public relations agency, is seeking a highly motivated communication professional to serve as the client lead on business-to-business and business-to-consumer accounts. The PR Manager role requires deep communication acumen, keen project management skills and creativity. As a boutique agency, Pivot PR offers employees an unmatched opportunity to grow and expand in his/her role and work with top-tier brands/companies, all within a traditional agency framework yet cutting-edge and current-day mentality. The individual must have agency experience.

Key Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Create customized and strategic public relations plans for clients
    • Lead meeting(s) with clients to assess business goals and gain needed information
    • Conduct secondary research to shape plan
    • Hold internal brainstorm meetings to ideate creative strategies and tactics to include in the plan
  • Strong knowledge of all public relations communication tactics; must know how/when to execute, including but not limited to:
    • Messaging/Content Creation: must be extremely adept at all types of writing, including media materials, blog/social media/web copy, white papers, case studies, technical articles and award nominations
    • Media Relations: building media lists, developing creative pitches, story angles and media lists, as well as monitoring and spokesperson training
    • Influencer Relations: identifying influencers, building rapport and project managing social media campaigns
    • Community Relations & Events: will be in charge of developing community-based programs, identifying appropriate partners/organizations, establishing communication plans for trade shows and all aspects of promoting events
    • Additional consideration for crisis communications and content marketing
  • Should have experience leading client and new business meetings, in-person and via teleconference; must be organized and clear with agendas, follow-up items and campaign/project management
  • Needs to be proficient in recording billable time for clients
  • Will develop detailed monthly client reports including work completed, goals attained and future forecasting
  • Develop new business proposals

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary based on experience with additional profit sharing opportunities. This is a work-from-home position (must be in Charlotte area) and candidate must be available during regular business hours. PTO and other benefits also dependent on experience.

Requirements

  • At least a four-year degree in journalism, public relations, mass communications or marketing
  • At least two years of agency experience
  • Strong writing experience; must provide writing samples and perform writing test
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite and in AP style
  • Should be a self-starter, able to work independently and proactively, but also able to collaborate and work well in a team setting
  • Additional considerations for experience in social media, web development, design, video production and/or advertising