FULL TIME REMOTE – Public Relations Account Manager


Position:  FULL TIME REMOTE – Public Relations Account Manager 
Location: United States
Last Updated: 11/2019
# of Openings: 1
Salary Range: DOE

Brilliant PR & Marketing Seeks Public Relations Account Manager to help us support our rapid growth! 

Brilliant PR & Marketing is a leading agency serving consumer lifestyle brands with an emphasis on products for families including baby and maternity, toys and games, tech,  housewares and food.

We’re looking for a Public Relations Account Manager with extensive experience in an agency setting and the desire to be a driving force in the growth of our agency. You’ll work within the framework of a supportive 4+ person team that will depend on you to lead the team in the execution of ongoing account tasks, while simultaneously leading clients’ planning, campaigns, strategies, events and activations.  

You’ll provide strategic counsel, develop custom PR and marketing programs, manage both short-term deadlines and long-term goals, and oversee tactics ranging from media list creation and pitching to managing surveys, contests, live media/influencer events, reporting and more. 

So what’s Brilliant all about? We are a unique PR agency in that our more than 20 team members each work remotely, with pockets of staff centralized in NYC, LA, Texas and Scottsdale, AZ, and even more scattered around the country. We give our people the resources and freedom to get their work done without having to sit in a cubicle or stuffy office, but team members are expected to be self-starting, super-motivated individuals who have project and time management down to an art. Although we are remote, team members are expected to be available and online during normal business hours.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of client accounts including media/influencer outreach, paid influencer work, strategic campaigns, events, activations, media tours, planning, reporting and more to meet and exceed client expectations
  • Work hand-in-hand with our SVP/Strategy Director to develop programs and strategics and support clients’ planning needs
  • Use that creative brain to develop strategies that utilize traditional media, influencers, and digital/social media
  • Help develop client content, including media materials, online content, blog outreach, media pitches, bylines, and Q&As
  • Manage a growing team and mentor junior staff and interns
  • Oversee social media content creation, ideation, and management
  • Participate in high-level media and influencer outreach
  • Participate in new business development efforts

Basic Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, marketing, journalism, communications or a related area of study
  • 3-5  years of PR experience with an emphasis on media relations and consumer products
  • 3-5 years experience working with influencers, both paid and earned
  • 3-5 years of proven experience strong leadership, talent development, and project management skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in planning and implementing events targeting consumers, media and influencers
  • 3-5 years experience with first-hand use and development of social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Exceptional computer skills using Outlook, Cision, Google Docs, AirTable, video conferencing and Glip. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in PR, marketing, journalism, communications or a related area of study
  • EXCEPTIONAL communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Uber-organizational skills enabling you to track multiple plans, calendars, budgets, and timelines to the minute and penny
  • Experience with Coverage Book, Meltwater/Klear, and video and photo editing software is a BIG plus

Did we forget to mention Fabulous Fridays? You get the 1st Friday of every month off!

Sound like a fit?! To apply, you will need to complete our online application, our pre-assessment test, and provide samples of your work and resume. Please set aside about 30 minutes to complete the entire application. Any incomplete applications will not be considered. Ready to apply? Please apply here