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PR Hacker PR Account Director in San Francisco, California

Are you able to jump on the phone and convince a skeptical client why your innovative messaging strategy is the best one for their new product? Would you love to turn on the TV or walk down the supermarket aisle and hear everyone talking about the award-winning PR campaign you helped dream up? Would you love to take the leap from individual contributor to seasoned manager who leads and inspires others?

If the dynamic personality we just described sounds like you, we would love to have you join us.. We're not like every other agency. We're redefining what PR can be through data-driven earned media placements, viral digital marketing, real-time video production, influencer outreach, and content marketing. We?re digital natives developing strategic communications across all channels. We combine the best parts of a PR agency, digital agency, and advertising agency. With our story-based, data-driven approach, you'll have the tools to turn share-worthy ideas into viral campaigns, and you'll be given the freedom to try new things. As a leader on our Account team, you'll command respect from big-name clients and media outlets.

Duties

  • Drive progress forward

  • Be the lead on core teams making Simple, Surprising, and Significant campaigns.

  • Provide strategic oversight to the team and for our clients.

  • Account leadership for brand strategy, digital content creation, web development, online advertising, social media, experiential, mass media, PR and print campaigns.

  • B2C, B2B, B2E

  • Nurture our client relationships

  • Manage multiple account and media relations teams to get more results for our clients

  • Develop systems and tools to optimize and enhance our media outreach

  • Lead and mentor junior team members to develop industry skills

  • Direct our copywriting teams to write better pitches and press releases

  • Manage editorial calendars and overall PR plans

  • Participate in new business presentations and pitches ? Develop brand positioning and messaging strategies

  • Support organic growth for existing clients

  • Update our clients and exceed expectations to ensure client happiness

  • Conduct high-energy media training sessions

  • Work on agency council brand teams with other ad agencies and digital agencies

  • Manage the politics and personalities of working with C-Suite clients at big companies

  • Translate client asks into actionable creative briefs and scopes

  • Work with internal leadership to establish goals, performance metrics, and growth matrixes for account team members

Requirements

  • 7 + years work experience at a PR, digital, or advertising agency (or else experience in-house at a prominent brand, media outlet, or fast-growing startup)

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Excellent management and leadership skills

  • Ability to read a room and tailor your message and style for the audience

  • Ability to act as primary manager and strategist at client meetings

  • A natural inclination to stay connected on email, SMS, phone, and social media

  • An amazing ability to stay organized and manage complex projects

  • Ability to mentor/nurture/and service clients and team

  • Bachelor's degree or higher Bonus Points:

  • Your own extensive network of potential media and client contacts

  • Experience working on agency teams for large brands with complex marketing campaigns

Background

We?re not a traditional PR firm. We've become the world's fastest-growing PR, social, and digital agency because of our unique story-based and data-driven approach. We have offices in Austin, New York, San Francisco and soon-to-open London. If you want the feel of a fast-growing startup with the variety of client work that comes from a top agency, then you've come to the right place.

At PR Hacker, we're also a close-knit family. Our team of world-class writers, communicators, storytellers, designers, data wranglers, developers, and viral marketers feels like the early days of Facebook or Google... we're a rocket ship and we'd love to have you join us for the ride.

Perks

  • We're quick with a joke and it feels like family

  • Flexibility to carve out your own niche

  • Ability to influence the future of the company

  • Snacks, snacks, snacks: Stay fueled with weekly deliveries of the good stuff.

  • Health + Dental + Optical Benefits: We care about your wellness and want to help. 401k Plan: We match your retirement contributions, so you can save more.

  • Personal Development: We'll help you become the best version of yourself.

  • Cross-office desk swap abilities with company Airbnb-style lodging in each city

  • Work Hard, Play Hard: Life's too short not to have a good time

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