JOB DESCRIPTION

Media Frenzy Global is seeking a PR Account Director who is a curious and creative leader to contribute to the agency’s communications efforts. You will be working in an incredibly fast-moving environment and have the opportunity to make valuable contributions.
The ideal candidate must be a talented thinker, leader and doer who can strategize but also roll up their sleeves and execute to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients and the agency. The PR Account Director will serve as a manager, strategist, dot-connector and mentor, providing senior counsel to a variety of technology clients, establishing and maintaining strong media relationships and interacting with junior staff. This person should also have strong media relations background, preferably in B2B and technology.
Tasks and responsibilities include:

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage five accounts
  • Ability to manage select client meetings and strategy discussions without a VP
  • Establish and communicate weekly priorities for the team
  • Manage day-to-day logistics and assignments for the team – keep track of who owns tasks and deadlines to share with clients
  • Day-to-day client contact and main responder to emails and calls from clients
  • Write, refine, and create PR plans/strategies, bylined articles, talking points, statements, responses and other press materials
  • Stays up to date on PR trends and client trends
  • Motivate and coach a team of PR specialists and Coordinators, commitment to employee development
  • Allocate media relations resources and balance workloads between your team
  • Owns high-level media outreach and media guidance for team; cultivates national and business media relationships to bring clients’ stories to life
  • Strong judgment around confidential information
  • Embraces agency initiatives

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Must be based in Atlanta or the surrounding area
  • At least 12 years of PR experience, preferably in an agency environment interfacing with business-to-business and/or technology clients
  • Experience managing and coaching teams and staff
  • Ability to deliver sound strategy that aligns directly with client business goals
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong media relationships and comfortable with routinely interfacing with the media
  • Resourceful and well-connected with proven problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working remotely

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].