Communications and Public Relations Manager
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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Bay Shore Staffing
JOB DESCRIPTIONOne of the fastest growing start ups on Boston is adding to staff!
Our company is seeking a Communications/PR pro to be responsible for promoting company to internal and external audiences in support of the business/strategic plan and branding/positioning strategy.
Develop and execute communication plans including media relations, community relations, internal and external publications, award nominations, and contributions to the company intranet and external website.
Our ideal candidate will have worked within a public relations firm that will have had exposure to a variety of high tech/software clients.
Develop and execute a broad range of proactive PR and social media strategies/programs for assigned clients, identifying opportunities to build clients' visibility in media outlets (print, broadcast, radio, blogs, other social media) that reach their targeted consumers and business communities
Develop and implement public relation activities including new product introductions, product reviews, analyst relations, awards and speaker' bureau opportunities
Become an expert on your clients' business and the competitive landscape. Provide strategic recommendations and creative ideas for clients on an ongoing basis; proactively identifies and addresses clients' needs
Ensure the account team is effectively executing on the client's program, meeting defined deliverables, and delivering excellent client service
Build strong client relations at senior levels, identifies and troubleshoots issues and challenges as they relate to client satisfaction and overall program success
Manage account teams in the execution of all programs and assume accountability for meeting all program deliverables. Act as mentor and coach for team members, taking an active role in their professional development
Manage budget and allocation of staff resources
Actively participate in new business: Identifies opportunities to upsell and grow the account; brings in new business opportunities through own network, experience and meet established revenue goals; generates new business pitch decks with strategic, creative thinking; contributes meaningfully to RFPs; and plays a key role in a new business meeting and/or messaging and positioning session
Along with creativity, drive and self-motivation, your previous experience and attributes will include:
6+ years' experience in technology public relations (previous agency experience required and consumer experience PR also highly desirable)
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large retainer clients ($25k+ per month) as well as managing sizeable account teams
Ability to conceive and oversee the implementation of overall communication programs as well as targeted product launches, announcements, strategies, message development and corporate positioning
A demonstrated track record of leading successful, measurable PR and social media programs for multiple clients
A desire to work in a fast-moving, dynamic, team-oriented environment with the ability to manage multiple clients simultaneously
A creative and results-oriented approach to all work that is produced
Strong writing skills with demonstrated experience creating messaging/positioning, press releases, blog posts, byline articles, etc.
Exceptional presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant business experience