Account Supervisor (Mid-level), Public Relations

Employer
REQ
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 14, 2021
Closes
Oct 16, 2021
Ref
143695153
Hours
Full Time
We're seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Public Relations Account Supervisor. As an Account Supervisor, you'll work closely with REQ's Public Relations leadership team to deliver top results to our clients.We build brands online, and we're proud to work with some of the best technology and consumer brands, non-profits, advocacy groups, small businesses, associations, and influential people. Our diverse client base means a variety of fascinating challenges and learning experiences for you. Expect stimulating projects, educational opportunities, involvement in strategy, and a fun team that values your contributions.At REQ, you'll be surrounded by people who are curious, resourceful, creative, enthusiastic, passionate, and proactive. We are a team of thinkers, creators, and builders who act as trusted advisors to our clients and stewards of their marketing budgets. We enjoy each other's company and have fun while we work, which is why we were named as a Best Place to Work in the Washingtonian and Washington Business Journal.Responsibilities:Possess excellent writing skills. Can tackle in-depth topics and write succinctly, efficiently, and with impact.Understands how to establish relationships with journalists, analysts, and influencers with extensive media relations and influencer relations experience as well as campaign conceptualization, planning, and execution experience.Excel at team communication and demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and be held accountable.Strong leadership skills, and ability to supervise others on a team (prior supervisory experience a plus).Provide coaching and direction to account teams, including performance management.May directly supervise Account Coordinators, Account Executives, and/or SeniorAccount Executives, including facilitating regular 1:1s and performance management.Verbally articulate the elevator pitch of your client accounts and discuss differentiators.Contribute toward a group pitching strategy session with creative ideas.Actively strive to attain a greater share of the client, offering value-added services for upsell.Contribute to pitches, proposals, and capabilities development for new business, lending creative thinking, and strategy for customized deliverables.Demonstrate the ability to effectively connect with clients, effectively managing client relations while being viewed as someone who provides strategic value.Kick-off and lead a new account, motivating, and managing team members.Demonstrate the ability to retain accounts, proactively recalibrating strategy when required, and keeping deliverables and metrics at expected levels.Build relationships with primary client contact, initiating face-to-face meetings, lunches, etc. on a quarterly basis. Initiate communication with clients outside of scheduled/structured meetings.Minimum Qualifications:4-6 years of experience in the technology communications industry.Bachelor's degree preferred in the field of communications, public relations, journalism and/or marketing.Prior supervisory experience a plus.Knowledge of and experience with social media, community building, inbound marketing.Possess excellent writing skills. Can tackle in-depth topics and write succinctly, efficiently, and with impact.Exhibit understanding of macro technology and business trends.Demonstrate proficiency in the use of media research tools, including but not limited to Meltwater, Factiva, and IT Database.Salary commensurate with experience and includes a full benefits package.Please include writing samples in the application form below.No contractors or recruiters, please.Powered by JazzHRnQhGqvVg0f

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