Job Description

Job Code : PR2 - PR Account Manager Position filled
Location : Toronto
Starting Date : Open
Salary : $48-53k + benefits
Description :

Account Manager is driven, has sound knowledge of public relations principles, technique and style, comes armed with experience in fashion/lifestyle public relations, and has a passion for results.

• Day-to-day client management including research, planning, execution and evaluation of all communications activities
• Provide high-quality professional counsel and service to clients in accordance with expectations of our client
• Demonstrate accountability for workloads and meets internal deadlines
• Liaise with coordinators and interns on a project basis to ensure high-quality client/media service
• Serve as daily client contact and as a client lead when appropriate
• Demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations (proactive and reactive) including creating and driving outreach plans, message development, event management and other duties as assigned
• Foster relationships with third-party influencers and appropriate media
• Demonstrate proficiency in writing skills to craft client correspondence, communications plans, media materials etc.
• Contribute to new business process including identifying new business opportunities
• Complete media reporting in a timely manner as required
• Proactively provides feedback or fresh ideas to develop new media/influencer strategies
• Maintain regular, open and honest communication with fellow employees
• Maintain regular reporting to supervisors
• Ensure a positive attitude
• Maintain a professional working environment and a clean and orderly workspace

Skills :

• Minimum 2.5 years of consumer/lifestyle public relations experience, preferably within an agency environment
• University degree or college diploma in PR or marketing
• Proven ability to manage projects of various scope and work
• Excellence in written and verbal communication
• Demonstrated success and skill in client and media relations
• Excellent time management
• Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically
• Ability to work with senior staff to develop and execute communications plans based on client goals
• Strong attention to detail
• Professional demeanor
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Demonstrated willingness to learn