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Public Relations Account Manager

Job Details

Scottsdale, AZ
Full Time


*We are not currently hiring for this position but we are always on the lookout for potential candidates. Submit your resume and will will reach out if your application matches a new opening.*

Job Description:
The PR account manager works directly with media partners and clients to produce unpaid earned media coverage. The PR account manager supports the PR department through multiple responsibilities for a variety of clients.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain earned media coverage for clients
  • Oversee and recommend PR strategies for clients and the agency
  • Generate media lists for client initiatives
  • Maintain positive relationships and outreach with media
  • Secure partnerships and collaborations
  • Manage all incoming PR requests
  • Consistently come up with new ideas and opportunities to promote clients
  • Create strategic presentations
  • Correspond with clients daily
  • Participate in agency-wide strategy and planning sessions for clients
  • Send press releases and pitches
  • Client meetings and phone calls
  • Interdepartmental collaboration to compile integrated strategies *
  • Tracking and clipping client and agency media mentions
  • Provide reporting to clients
  • Monitor, apply for and track award submissions
  • Pitch new business opportunities, as needed
  • Crisis communications, as needed
  • Oversee influencer marketing
  • Occasional event concept, planning and coordination


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Journalism preferred
  • Passion for all things PR related
  • Experience with Cision and Google Analytics insights preferred
  • Proficiency with video editing is a plus but not mandatory
    Strong copywriting and copy-editing skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Event planning experience
  • Knowledge of historical, current, and future trends in the PR space
  • Outstanding time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with iOS, Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Team-oriented attitude and approach to getting work done, as well as the ability to work with and learn from others
  • Reliable and flexible, when necessary