Public Relations Account Manager

Full-Time
Posted 2 months ago

SUMMARY CMW Media is a fast-growing, full-service Public Relations firm specializing in innovative businesses in a wide range of industries including publicly traded companies and emerging markets including the cannabis industry. CMW Media is looking to add an PR Account Manager to our team to assist with press release writing for multiple clients – and also help with improving processes and the communications process. The ideal candidate is passionate about public relations, and is passionate about delivering for our clients every time.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write and/or edit copy for press releases for multiple clients, working with clients to obtain the necessary information
  • Pitching the news media and execution of successful PR campaigns; securing placement
  • Representing clients onsite at trade shows and chasing down reporters to cover their story
  • Management of at least one, possibly multiple PR firms in foreign countries
  • Continually improving communications with clients for press release requests and the drafting process
  • Maintaining all client data in Google Drive including press release boiler plates, contact info and press kits
  • Managing personnel and resources on the CMW Media team, including video assets, product photos and graphic design, working closely with Ops Manager
  • Capable of drafting press release copy that informs shareholders of publicly traded companies
  • Drafting highly technical copy, including financial and pharma copy, researching competitors
  • Spreadsheet maintenance, including news pickups spreadsheet
  • Working with Ops Manager to develop foreign-language pickups sheet, starting with Brazil
  • Working with Ops Manager on PR campaign tracking and reporting
  • Continual help with executive media trainings, including drafting of Talking Points for clients
  • Comfortable with supervising projects, able to delegate duties as needed
  • Able to work on several projects at once and capable of identifying top-priority projects
  • Strong customer service skills with clients
  • Research the technical properties of clients’ products
  • Revise, edit, and proofread content as needed or directed
  • Respond to feedback in a timely manner
  • Work within tight deadlines, and hit them every time
  • Check copy for spelling and grammar errors
  • Work on thorough press kit materials
  • Research competitors and keep abreast of market trends
  • Write press releases advertising new products
  • Any other tasks as directed by CMW Media management

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3-5 years of press relations including pitching and securing mainstream media placement
  • Track record of success in PR campaign planning and execution
  • Press release writing experience, preferably agency experience
  • Flexibility to embrace change in a rapidly growing organization
  • Driven toward continual improvement
  • Team player, comfortable working in a collaborative environment
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Google aps tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience working with creative people and agencies (preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@CMWMedia.com

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