Account Supervisor

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive salary and benefits
Jun 04, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Title: Account Supervisor

Position Type: Full Time

Travel Required: As Needed

Job Description

The position of Account Supervisor reports to an Account Director or higher level employee. The primary responsibility is to manage and implement account work for several clients, or a significant portion of a large account. The Account Supervisor is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of a PR program, supervising and managing the client relationship, and managing the account team. Should demonstrate an expertise to answer all general PR questions immediately and unaided. 

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Providing strategic counsel to clients and account team
  • Managing the execution of programs as well as assuming direct responsibility for quality implementation
  • Continually developing relationships with media and pitching clients on an ongoing basis
  • Anticipating clients’ strategic needs – both long and short term
  • Offering value-add counsel on an ongoing basis
  • Planning and running strategic client meetings
  • Managing all communication with the client
  • Retaining current accounts and growing them
  • Building relationships at the senior level with clients while maintaining others
  • Supervising account staff in their daily activities, providing structure and instruction for balancing their workloads
  • Motivating/mentoring staff and guiding professional development
  • Proactively participating in new business initiatives: plan writing, presentation
  • Working knowledge of social networks and ability to assist clients with developing strategies and monitoring share of voice

Education and Experience Required:

  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Requires strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to prioritize while simultaneously working on numerous projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and results oriented
  • Ability to spot trends and integrate into PR efforts to keep accounts current in the media

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