Account Director at PR Firm

New York City, New York (US)
$120,000 - $175,000
Apr 23, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Boutique Tech PR Agency Seeking Account Director
RLM PR, a veteran tech PR agency working with high-growth tech startups and mid-stage companies, plus a group of well-chosen enterprises, is seeking an experienced (leading) tech PR pro to join our fast-growing, proven agency in Manhattan as Account Director. The Director will run a portfolio of 7-10 B2B and B2C clients as team lead, overseeing long and short-term activity of each account, including: strategic planning and message development, media relations (specifically among tech and business outlets), social media strategy and execution, content creation, client relations and counsel, and partial staff supervision (will directly manage 2-3 junior level staff). 
1.     Extensive experience in tech PR (B2B and consumer) with solid understanding of technology and ability to grasp clients' products and technologies. We are working in most tech arenas plus digital media and other compelling categories. 
2.     Extensive media relations experience, with strong relationships with tech and business media and a solid track record of great coverage.
3.     Experience in strategizing and executing influencer and social campaigns. Understanding of crisis comms. 
4.     Solid creative and writing ability, with track record of creating messaging, developing pitch ideas, and writing press releases/pitches.
5.     Ability to provide high-level strategic counsel to clients on messaging and PR strategy.
6.     Passion for emerging technology and startups AND new industries overall. 
7.     At least 10 years of progressive experience in PR, preferably in an agency. 
Compensation and Benefits:
1.     Health insurance and disability 
2.     Three weeks annual vacation/health leave
3.     Year round summer Fridays
4      Full education reimbursement (100%)
5.     Competitive annual salary-- depending on experience. Tell us what you are worth, and why.

Our practice areas include Ad Tech, Ed Tech, Health Tech, Enterprise Tech, Consumer Tech and other compelling arenas including digital media and big cannabis. We are a collegial group of tech and PR professionals that launch startups and products, help build brands and take them all the way. We have been in business for 27 years. So we know what we are doing. Help us remove some cobwebs and get to the next level!

RLM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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