YOU WOULD BE A GREAT FIT FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU…

  • If you’re a spirited trailblazer who likes to get stuff done because that’s what our team is all about it.
  • Have minimum 4 – 6 years of marketing/public relations agency experience
  • Have knowledge and experience with all disciplines (media relations, account service, client relations, creative, direct marketing, social media marketing, and influencer marketing)  

Position Description

Marketing Maven is currently seeking an experienced Account Supervisor to join our integrated marketing agency located in New York, NY. An Account Supervisor (AS) should be an experienced, broadly capable project and account manager who handles a wide range of assignments, projects and/or clients with a high degree of success and independence. This role will work across the agency to handle strategic media relations, new business development for our New York location, and executive visibility across several practice areas. An AS has the confidence and support of multiple client contacts. The account supervisor must be able to manage a piece of a large account or a few smaller ones, with top cover from the Managing Director or Chief Operating Officer (COO). The account supervisor must have project management, budgeting, counseling, programming, people management and emerging business development skills. The account supervisor takes responsibility for the projects they manage, providing excellent client service, applying the office’s best resources, effectively managing people involved in projects and managing for profitable growth. As an emerging company leader, an account supervisor demonstrates the ability and wherewithal to deliver on our vision, performance requirements, and growth projections. An account supervisor has strong client relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements, and tracks program measurement in line with program objectives
  • Develops and manages projects/programs, including implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing plans, budgets and timelines
  • Is able to develop account program tactics, and oversee development of budgets and timelines
  • New business development to expand our reach and clientele in New York
  • Independently handles several small accounts or major projects of a large account, performing much of the day-to-day work with assistance from both more junior and more senior staff as appropriate
  • Is client’s primary day-to-day contact on projects, or for smaller accounts, is the contact for the full account and has client’s respect, trust, and confidence
  • Develops presentations for clients relative to project management/program status
  • Leads agenda and plans client meetings
  • Develops presentation materials for client meetings and event/year wrap-up report
  • Keeps team(s) appropriately informed and involved in projects, leads team that feels empowered, respected, learning and well-functioning
  • Leads team meetings – both internal and client interactions/calls
  • Identifies and secures help on emerging account problems
  • Is able to articulate and apply agency vision, goals, practice areas, products, and overall capabilities
  • Provides leadership in developing and presenting new business programs for potential and existing clients
  • Participation in at least two new business pitches per year
  • Efficiently and effectively plans and manages events (e.g., press conferences, media tours, etc.)
  • Supervises staff and manages up to ensure teams have a balanced workload, all the information they need to complete their tasks on deadline, opportunities for growth
  • Develops accurate project budgets and monitors them effectively
  • Travel requirement: 10-25% of the year

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • 4-6 years of experience in PR communications, prior agency experience required
  • Bachelors Degree in Public Relations or similar field
  • Has established a circle of industry editorial, the investment community, professional and/or third-party group contacts.
  • New business development (sales) experience
  • Has full understanding of public relations and a demonstrated ability to achieve public relations objectives
  • Understands business trends for industry segment/products
  • Is a broadly capable writer, able to generate a range of materials (e.g., client memos, press releases, speeches, and articles) that require minimal editing
  • Is a skilled editor capable of directing the written materials of others
  • Has established relationships with print, online, and broadcast journalists
  • Able to provide counsel and perspective to client on anticipated media interest/coverage
  • Incredibly organized account manager
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Ability to manage dynamic situations and manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Strong strategic and creative thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with consumer products clients preferred

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to aljolynn@marketingmavenpr.com. In the cover letter, please demonstrate your problem solving and client relations capabilities, results driven persona, and leadership style.