PR Account Manager

Location:
Washington, District Of Columbia

Employment Type:
Permanent

Specialty:
Agency, PR/Communications

Job Number:
#1620

Job Description

Excellent Opportunity for Talented, Resourceful Storyteller at DC-area PR Agency

TorchLight is seeking a Senior PR Account Manager to lead PR and Communications programs for a variety of valuable clients. The Senior PR Account Manager will develop and execute strategic plans, ensuring that they meet client requirements and deliver results. He or she will be an expert storyteller with the ability to drive significant awareness through a variety of PR channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement client communications and PR strategy in concert with senior management
  • Oversee all project timelines, implementation, output and issue resolution
  • Lead media outreach including media alerts, press releases, informational documents, pitches and plans
  • Establish and manage editorial calendar
  • Drive media coverage for clients through expert storytelling and other PR efforts
  • Initiate and maintain effective relationships with local and national press
  • Develop talking points and messaging for interview opportunities, as well as coach and prepare clients for interviews
  • Provide reports and analysis on initiatives and make recommendations for optimization

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of PR agency experience
  • Proven success identifying and developing stories, making pitches and creating awareness among target audiences
  • Adept at account management
  • Deep knowledge of media relations and news landscape
  • Top notch verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management experience with high attention to detail
  • B.A. in PR, journalism or related field

Additional Information

TorchLight matches qualified candidates like you with marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We can help you find a new position at a variety of exciting organizations that match your career goals and aspirations. Whether you are interested in contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, we are 100% committed to ensuring that you have a positive candidate experience and to helping you succeed in your next career move. Benefits for Contractors In addition to competitive compensation, TorchLight offers our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance and 401(k) plans. Contact us for more information.

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